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Lean Manufacturing Coordinator

Queretaro, Mexico
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

A. Champions the layout at plant level and project level to ensure alignment with space utilization and flow strategy across the plant by conducting layout kaizen events, leading layout revision meetings and getting approval from decision committee.

B. Implements the lean tools in the site such as (Value Stream Map, 5S’s, Kaizen, Set Up reduction, Cost Outs, Error Proofing, Material Flow, standard work, TPM, etc.)

C. Implement CIF Culture across the Plant.

D. Drives the Cost Out initiative in the site

E. Champions the capacity analysis for all commodities, identifies gaps and opportunities to meet SIOP requirements and coordinates how to fulfill the gap with the functions involved.

F. Conducts training and deployment campaigns to foster the knowledge on EBS, OpA, ELSS, CIF across the plant.

G. Champions the ideas programs from the Promotion, evaluation and facilitate the execution of the ideas program as well as the recognition to the submitters.

H. Periodically review the Plant Value Stream Map.

I. Performs and coordinates the Kaizen Events from the VSM output to maintain the lean tracker to choose quarterly the best Kaizen in the plant.

J. Maintains the Lean council at the plant from the meetings and gathers teams, get results from the people is part of the council.

K. Champions the 5S’s internal Audits program.

L. Keeps informed to the site thru an annual calendar about the following Audits/Assessments: 5S, OpA, EBS, etc.;

M. Coordinate the selection of critical equipment and processes plant wide with the Engineering, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Departments accordingly.

N. Participate in the improvements of the key value creation process (KVCP’s) as part of the EBS.

M. Support the MESH Initiatives and Zero accident culture.

O. Support the Eaton Quality Systems as well as EBE, ISO/TS, etc

P. Participate in Strategic Planning Process as part of the Continuous Improvement Model.

Q. Support and/or participate on Continuous Improvement Activities such as: Kaizen, Ideas Programs, cost out and/or demonstrate improvements in goals year over year in our processes or practices aligned to achieve or business goals and/objectives.


Undergraduate degree required in Industrial Engineering (Preferred)
• Expert in MS Office /Excel, AutoCAD
• 5 years’ experience in the related matters
• Eaton Lean Practitioner (certificated)
• Solid and proven experience in lean manufacturing tools and six sigma methodologies.
• Strong Knowledge of OpA, CIF and ELSS
• Strong experience using ADKAR or Management of Organizational Change
• Highly advanced analytical and cognitive skills.
• Bilingual English/Spanish.

Individual Contributor Competencies:
• Possesses Effective Communication Skills
• Demonstrates a Collaborative Style
• Drives for Results
• Makes Decisions/Solves Problems
• Promotes and Champions Change
• Pursues Personal Development
• Possesses Interpersonal Savvy (Supplier/Customer Relationships)

Other Competencies
• Strong ethics and professional presence required
• Negotiation skills and experience with suppliers.
• Strong oral and written communication skills.
• Sense of urgency
• Proactive and organized
• Teamwork player

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: Latin America
Organization: HYD Hydraulics Group

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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: 060610