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Production Manager

Shawnee, Oklahoma
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulics Division is currently seeking a Production Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Shawnee, Oklahoma facility.
The Production Manager is responsible for facilitating and coordinating the production activities and resources of manufacturing operations per established practices and/or policies within their job area to ensure the timely delivery of quality parts that meet or exceed customer expectations while keeping safety first. This position establishes and maintains a positive employee relations environment by adherence to Eaton’s Values, Ethics, and Philosophies. Additionally, the Manager clearly communicates expectations and consistently holds self and employees accountable for performance.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
  • You will provide direction and guidance to supervisors and technicians.
  • You will generate a highly motivated and committed workforce with emphasis on the development of skills needed to accomplish safety, quality, on-time delivery, and product cost goals.
  • You will proactively implement, promote and maintain a safe working environment through diligence in accident prevention, investigation, equipment  maintenance and rule enforcement.
  • You will coordinate, leverage and appropriately utilize resources with other managers or coaches such as maintenance, materials, scheduling, logistics and engineering, to resolve manufacturing problems, improve processes and meet external and internal customer demands.
  • You will act as a business partner by planning, initiating, measuring, monitoring and assessing continuous improvement programs and manufacturing process improvements by applying appropriate Eaton Business System (EBS) processes and problem solving tools such as ELS (Eaton Lean System) and 6S.
  • You will promote a quality culture by demonstrating customer focus and regularly communicating customer feedback to employees in order to facilitate collaborative problem solving, drive continuous quality improvement and ensure alignment/compliance with industry standards. When quality issues arise this position has the authority to stop the press if needed to conduct root cause analysis.
  • You will act to positively communicate the policies, practices and changes of management while fairly and consistently applying policies and practices to all employees.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with lean manufacturing in a production/manufacturing/operations environment.
  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience in a production/manufacturing/operations environment.
  • Experience utilizing data/metrics to drive business decisions.


Position Criteria:

  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership and problem solving ability.
  • Ability to provide and foster effective on-going communication at all levels of the organization.
  • Good understanding and positive support of standard employee and administrative policies, practices and legal requirements pertaining to business operations.
  • Ability to pivot based on priorities.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 052370