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Production Manager

Horseheads, New York
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Power Components Division is currently seeking a Production Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Horseheads, New York facility.
The Production Manager with manage and direct the Assembly and Test Manufacturing teams (manufacturing supervision) to ensure the achievement of the plant goals focusing on on-time delivery, cost-out, productivity, cost containment, quality and safety.
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.
  • You will direct responsibility for Assembly and Test manufacturing.
  • You will be accountable for Assembly and Test throughput, on-time performance, quality, and productivity. Manages efforts to improve quality and cost of all products, processes and services of the operation.
  • You will assure ISO 9001, ISO 140001, OSHA, and EHS compliance plus drives for continuous improvement in safety, workplace organization and cleanliness.
  • You will develop subordinates to optimize their performance and their personal and professional growth. You will make sure all departmental and individual goals are directly aligned with overall plant goals.
  • You will establish a good working atmosphere with strong ethics and establishes a good working relationship with the union.
  • You will assure continuous communications and employee participation throughout the organization. Fosters teamwork between departments and within the department.
  • You will address unsafe acts, unsafe conditions, and hazards in respective work area(s), and evaluate the ensuing corrections.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 2 years of operations and/or manufacturing experience.
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory/managerial experience.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA from an accredited institution.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Operations Management from an accredited institution, preferred.
  • Experience implementing continuous improvement initiatives in a manufacturing environment.
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification, strongly preferred.  

Position Success Criteria:

  • Diversified background with strong engineering, technical, business, and manufacturing skills.
  • Must also display detailed knowledge in the area of Manufacturing Engineering, Manufacturing Management, Total Quality Management, Statistical Process Control Techniques, Capacity Planning, and Inventory Management and Control.
  • An in-depth knowledge of all facets of manufacturing and manufacturing processes, including material planning, scheduling, equipment utilization, material flow, and manpower staffing. 
  • Strong administrative abilities to insure proper budgeting expense control while providing overall direction to the manufacturing operation. 
Must have the ability and like to work with people; the understanding of a person’s strong/weak points is critical.

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: EPG CPD PCD Power Components 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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 058797