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Manufacturing Operations Manager

Greenwood, South Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s HYD-PMC- Power Motion Electric Power Distribution & Control Assembly is currently seeking a Manufacturing Manager to be a member of the Greenwood SC Leadership Team.
The primary responsibility of the role is to Guide the plant's manufacturing operations to achieve customer satisfaction and meet critical business objectives.  The Manufacturing Manager will manage the operations of the machining, assembly, heat treat and logistics operations of the Eaton Hydraulics Greenwood, SC facility. The Manufacturing Manager will plan, organize, direct, and control all facets of the manufacturing operations. The Manufacturing Manager will drive performance and deploy continuous improvement framework (CIF) to achieve or exceed financial plans, employee engagement and strategic goals. Leveraging resources and motivating personnel to create a high performance culture will be critical to success.
 Develop machining operational plans to support plant sales and inventory objectives. Lead the
 planning,  organization and staffing of machining operations.
  • You will develop the operation systems, operating schedules, and workloads to ensure the most effective and timely use of production equipment and personnel. Plan and manage training, instruction, and guidance of assigned workforce.
  • You will plan and oversee capital equipment programs for machining facilities and information systems. Implementation of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma and EBEA initiatives.
  • You will identify and implement methods and practices to achieve steady improvements in efficiency, quality, delivery and operating profits.
  • You will develop and maintain constructive working relationships with employees to effectively guide  cultural change that embodies the Eaton Philosophy. Communicate and demonstrate Eaton best practices, ethics, values and philosophy throughout the organization.
  • You will remain knowledgeable of required personnel related guidelines, policies and procedures of the company and take action necessary to ensure adherence. Insure that all site guidelines are administered fairly and equitable.
Develops, motivates and coaches team members. Acts a champion for development planning, succession planning and goal setting for direct reports. Challenges direct reports to “Raise the Bar”.
Strong analytical thinking skills; intellectual rigor and curiosity; problem-solving capability 
Data-driven, disciplined, objective, and detail-oriented
Acts as a business partner; sees the big picture and works through ambiguity and change
Ability to be energetic, a critical thinker, skilled in driving process improvement.
Ability to drive to positive results in a complex environment.
Strong ability to develop and motivate people
Effective use of communication and tact with stakeholders
Advanced computer knowledge with MS Office Applications
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Basic Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or an associated technical field from an accredited institution
Previous experience in a progressive manufacturing/operations management/leadership role
Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

Previous experience in manufacturing management or operational excellence
Master’s degree in Business Administration, Engineering or an associated technical field from an accredited institution
APICS Certification
Six Sigma Certification
Management experience including supervising professional staff

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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 053089