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Senior IT Project Manager

Cleveland, Ohio
Information Technology


Job Description

Join Eaton’s Information Technology team and help positively impact our business through leading technologies, exciting and challenging enterprise projects and new platforms.  We are currently seeking a Senior Project Manager to join our Product Operations Center of Excellence (PROCOE) Project Management Office (PMO) team where you will lead large enterprise/regional transformational projects that impact Eaton’s engineering and manufacturing functions.  No relocation is being offered for this position.  If the candidate resides within 50 miles of Beachwood, Ohio, the candidate must work at that site. If the candidate resides more than 50 miles away from Beachwood, Ohio, the candidate may work remote from another US Eaton Facility or an approved home office.
The Senior Project Manager will plan, control and execute project requirements following Eaton-prescribed process (ProLaunch and PMBOK) to ensure business objectives are met. The Senior PM will partner with Resource Managers to staff projects and clearly articulate project team roles – both functional and technical.  Responsible for developing and managing detailed project plans (with clear critical path) and budgets.  The Senior PM will manage the scope/requirements and ensure all agreed to deliverables are met while mitigating risks through robust plans.  Responsible for organizational communication, training, adoption and change management.  Vendor management is essential. 
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.  In this role:
  • You will provide project leadership by adhering to standard departmental policies, processes and documentation guidelines for project delivery
  • You will work with customers and technical resources in developing  project plans, work breakdown structures, critical path and detailed costs.
  • You will perform risk management planning, risk identification and mitigation planning
  • You will develop communication strategies and leading communications with senior executives, mid-level or first line leaders and key stakeholders globally
  • You will drive process change and organization change management
  • You will direct the work of a large scale team of IT and functional resources and managing third party suppliers.
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 is required
  • Minimum of 7 years of Project Management experience is required
  • Minimum of 7 years of Engineering or manufacturing functional and IT systems technical knowledge and system deployments is required
  • Candidates must be authorized to work in the US on a continuous basis without sponsorship.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • Master’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • PMP certified
  • Successfully led major enterprise IT system implementations, preferably Enovia PLM or manufacturing shop floor transformations, in large, multi-national organizations.
Position Criteria:
 Level of Risk & Ambiguity
  • Scope can be moderate to significantly ambiguous (significant capability or breakthrough technology and/or business processes that the operating group or function have not done before).
  • May have enterprise-wide or overall Sector impact    
      Level of Analysis & Business Acumen
  • Advanced understanding of engineering and/or manufacturing functions
  • Advanced understanding of organizational structure (business and IT)
      Level of Systems and IT Knowledge
  • Advanced to SME understanding of some of Eaton or prior company key PLM and manufacturing application(s) and IT Infrastructure.
  • Intermediate to Advanced understanding of integration and impact points of involved systems globally for a division or function. 

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: Information Technology

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 056440