Eaton Careers

DC Continuous Improvement Coordinator

Ellisville, Missouri
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description


Eaton’s Bussmann division is currently seeking a Distribution Center Continuous Improvement Coordinator. This position is based at our Ellisville, MO facility.
Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $19.8 billion. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. Eaton’s Bussmann division develops and manufactures critical circuit protection, power management and electrical safety products designed to provide innovative circuit and power electronics protection. The Bussmann business serves customers in the commercial, data centers, electrical vehicles, food and beverage, and other markets.

Supporting $300M+ in sales annually, the Continues Improvement Coordinator works as part of our Distribution Center team. The DC team is in need of process standardization of the operating systems and an enhancement of the shop floor current visual management tools need to reach self-managed teams. This individual will be responsible to lead the operating system implementation at Ellisville Bussmann Plant.

The primary responsibilities of the Continuous Improvement Coordinator will be to work with the DC team to implement process and procedure changes that drive improvements to operations management systems to reach operational excellence.
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 identify and lead key projects for process improvement throughout the distribution center that will improve key metrics including but not limited to safety, on time shipping and receiving, inventory accuracy, quality improvement, process efficiency, and cost.
  • You will develop standardized work processes to insure that the product is picked and shipped, meeting quality objectives through work instructions improvements and support training.
  • You will develop and implement operations process maps to standardize systemic operating aspect of the distribution center to improve connections and support problem solving actions.
  • You will act as a business partner, strategic solution provider, advisor and counselor for the distribution center front line leadership teams.
  • You will participate in procurement, installation, and testing of new equipment, programs and processes.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required .
  • Minimum 2 years of strong experience in a Continuous Improvement or Industrial Engineer position is required.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographical area will be considered for this position.
Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in data analysis with ability to determine required actions
  • Operations Supervisory experience preferred
  • SAP and WMS experience preferred

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 UL Bussmann

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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: 059404