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Divisional Operations Project Manager

Royal Leamington Spa, United Kingdom; Riom, France; Soest, Germany
Operational Excellence


Job Description



You will join our Life & Safety Division, worldwide leader in the development and manufacturing of innovative Emergency Lighting & Fire Detection solutions. You will support the wider operations team within the Division by proposing and managing key projects such as VAVE, NPI, operational expertise to product lines, footprint strategy & transfers, industrial performance. We are looking for an industrial project manager experienced in manufacturing within an international and cross functional environment. You could be registered at any of these sites: Riom (France), Leamington (UK), or Soest (Germany). You will be expected to travel between 10% to 20% of your time.


- Support and lead NPI for assigned key projects
- Support Product Line by bringing design for manufacturing concepts
- Support operation division strategy by assessing and defining the best manufacturing locations
- Organize, plan, implement and control a transfer program for new products as well as existing ones
- Provide a standardized approach for new products industrialisation
- Lead make or buy studies from conceptual phase to implementation
- Prepare business cases for factory extensions or new plants
- Lead various strategic projects that would bring performance improvement and cost reduction
- Provide expertise and follow up in VAVE programs
- Adhere to Eaton standard process and divisional operating procedures



- Solid manufacturing project management experience within an international and cross functional environment
- Fluent English with good level of the local language depending on the location
- Ideally formal technical education and project management certification

Important notice: the successful candidate will be subject to background screening.


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: Operational Excellence

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA

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, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 053810