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Production Manager - Chile

Santiago, Chile
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

We are looking for a Production Manager in Santiago, Chile.
He/She will be responsible for:
  • Directs all manufacturing operations at the Chile plant. Insures safety, quality, engineering, production, production planning, resources management, and financial/cost objectives are met consistently with overall fulfillment of the Eaton Business System requirements.
  • As the Production Facility Manager is responsible for managing the manufacturing facility of customized Integrated Power Assemblies (IPAs)  and other assembly of custom-made electrical distribution and industrial control products in order to generate a profit and positive cash flow through customer focus.  Plans and controls manufacturing processes aligned with functional teams objectives, including Project Managers, Materials, Engineering, Quality Control and EHS.
  • The Production Manager supports the operation’s strategic plan by producing IPA and other assembly of custom-made electrical distribution and industrial control products that meet customer order/ delivery requirements and product quality standard in the most efficient manner, engages all employees in a continuous improvement culture and sponsors/facilitates continuous improvement activities and learning.
  • Provide accuracy and timely information and support related with production costs and lead times to the commercial teams in order to build effective customer projects and products proposals.
  • Building organizational capability across the team, and supporting employee development.


Experience Required:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. Electrical Engineering degree preferred.
  • Solid experience in manufacturing and/or project management expertise.
  • Solid experience managing people and/or project teams.
  • Great experience supporting projects of long cycle manufacturing processes, integration capabilities and project management for optimal solutions for the customer including know-how, size and capacity.
  • Cross-functional experience with scheduling, engineering and customer service functions.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of manufacturing and projects management systems.
  • Experience building organizational capability and talent.
  • Proven experience in Project Management; or a combination of Project Management and/or Engineering new product development, Operations, or Supply Chain Management
  • Fluent English


  • Desired/preferred Education and Knowledge:
  •  MBA or advanced degree from an accredited university.
  • Strong proficiency in Program and Project Management methodologies, processes and tools
  • Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation (PMP) highly recommended
  • Lean Six Sigma and/or OpA Assessor certified.
  • Organizational Change Management Certification.


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: Latin America
Organization: EPG LAC Latin AmericaCaribbean Division

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: 054144