Eaton Careers

Value Stream Manager

Bethel, Connecticut
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Fluid and Electrical Distribution Division of Eaton’s Aerospace Group is currently seeking a Value Stream Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Bethel, Connecticut facility.
The Value Stream Manager will lead the assembly and test operations for direct and indirect employees, and drive continuous improvements in production, quality, and safety while utilizing the framework of the Eaton Business System (EBS). This position plays a key role in the site Lean Council, Operations BOS (Business Operating System) team, and leadership for several High Performance Work Teams (HPWTs). The person in this position will direct the daily activities of a manufacturing team and develop strategic plans to guide continuous improvement activities within their assigned departments.
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 monitor and manage direct and indirect resources in the assignment of work responsibilities, development, and alignment of resources to load.
  • You will champion a culture of change through the framework of High Performance Work Teams (HPWTs). You will drive continuous improvement through the use of Eaton Business System (EBS), Business Operating System (BOS), Lean, and HPWTs.
  • You will support the implementation of Lean activities to eliminate waste within key processes.
  • You will achieve key Balanced Scorecard (BSC) metrics including Productivity, On-Time Delivery, Quality Leading Indicators, Cost of Non-Conformance (CONC) and Safety.
  • You will effectively forecast and achieve department/Value Stream budgets.
  • You will champion implementation of Eaton’s Environmental, Health, & Safety system (MESH) to achieve improvement in year over year safety performance measures.
  • You will train and develop team members as well as providing oversight and coaching to HPWT support/functional team members. You will coach and develop not only the direct production teams, but will have functional management responsibility for their HPWT support team members, including Manufacturing Engineers, Quality Engineers, and Planners.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in Operations/Manufacturing.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulation (ITAR).  All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR.  ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Position Success Criteria:
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead direct and indirect operations team members.
  • Strong leadership, coaching and influence management skills.
  • Ability to balance multiple priorities.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications.

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: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 061038