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Production Manager

Reynosa, Mexico
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

The scope of this position is to manage and direct the Manufacturing team (Manufacturing Supervision) to ensure the achievement of the plant goals focusing on employee safety, product quality, on-time delivery, productivity, lean manufacturing, environmental impact reduction and cost-out activities.


His / her main activities will be:

  • Direct responsibility for Manufacturing.
  • Accountable for Plant High 5 metrics – Safety, Quality, OTD, Inventory, and Flex Productivity
  • Leads efforts to improve quality and cost of all products, processes and services of the operation.
  • Manages according to the Eaton Philosophy.
  • Assure ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and EHS compliance plus drive the continuous improvement culture around the High 5 performance metrics.
  • Develops subordinates to optimize their performance and their personal and professional growth.
  • Assures proper training and development of manufacturing associates at all levels.
    Makes sure all departmental and individual goals are directly aligned with overall plant goals.
  • Establishes a good working atmosphere with strong ethics and establishes a good working relationship with the union.
  • Assures continuous communications and employee participation throughout the organization.
  • Fosters teamwork between departments and within the department.
  • .Address unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, and hazards in respective work area(s), and evaluates the ensuing corrections(s).
  • Complete assigned action items on EHS action plan; Participate in EHS risk/ergo analysis for departments; Report to maintenance any energy spills; Achieve near misses/gemba goal and close them on time
  • Maximize Material & Production velocity through the Plant utilizing the ELSS principles
  • Ensure proper communication between Production and the following groups: 1)Engineering, 2) Planning, 3)Procurement, 4)ELSS, 5)Quality, 6)Finance, and 7)H.R.  This communication should be used to drive improvements (scheduling, BOM changes, routings, component requirements / substitutions, etc.)
  • Develop / implement capital planning for current and upcoming year
  • Ensure all yearly goals are met relative to APEX, Ethics Training, Employee Survey, Communication Meetings, Plant Calendar, Staff Calendar, etc.
  • Ensure implementation / completion of standard work for yourself and team.  This include daily process checks.



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business Management or a related business field. (Preferred Technical degree).
  •  Demonstrated knowledge and plant manufacturing operations and business leadership.
  • A minimum of five years experience as a Manager of quality, production or Engineering in a plant or prior experience as a plant manager. 
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • Strong mechanical aptitude (including welding experience) is preferred

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Latin America
Organization: HYD FFD Fluid Filtration 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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 057654