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Operations Manager - Fabrication

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Ensure timely delivery of shipments that meet cost and quality standards.  Plan and coordinate manufacturing department and guide customer service, and maintenance schedules to effectively meet customer requirements.  Manage total plant operations and schedules to ensure the most effective use of personnel, materials, equipment, and other company resources. 
Develop and implement manufacturing plans to support plant and division sales and inventory objectives. Plan and direct the manufacturing of plant project orders through the production cycle and the support and maintenance functions related to production activities.
  • Develop the plant systems, operating schedules, and workloads to ensure the most effective and timely use of production equipment and personnel.
  • Plan and manage training, instruction, and guidance to all plant supervision and other employees as needed.
  • Plan and oversee capital equipment programs for manufacturing, facilities and information systems.
  • Remain knowledgeable of required personnel related policies and procedures of the company and take action necessary to ensure adherence with required policies, etc.
  • Execute and support ELSS projects
  • Develop and implement effective safety and environmental programs for the facility


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business or finance
  • Seven (7) years’ experience in a manufacturing environment developing and leading strategic business initiatives and projects to improve productivity, quality, inventory, and/or financial targets
Position Criteria:
  • Significant experience in day to day process improvement systems
  • Experience with positive employee relations policies and programs
  • Strong customer and interpersonal skills
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in engineering or MBA

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: ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery 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: 059068