Eaton Careers

HR Manager

Aguascalientes, Mexico
Human Resources


Job Description

At Eaton, we’re dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because that’s what really matters. And we’re here to make sure it works. 

By joining Eaton, you will be joining a multinational company made up of over 96,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. Our energy-efficient products and services help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably. By giving people tools to use power more efficiently. Helping companies do business more sustainably. And by encouraging each and every employee at Eaton to think differently about our business, our communities—and the positive impact we can have on the world.

Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking an HR Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Aguascalientes facility.

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.

Are you up for the challenge?

Here’s what you will do:
  • Ensure that the plant complies with all relevant employment legislation and company policies.

  • Support Culture and Organization Effectiveness through understanding the business strategy and identify opportunities to improve organizational capability within the functional areas and drive culture change to align the organization with the strategy.

  • Must have the ability to diagnose gaps between current and desired organization performance and deploy actions to resolve gap, including organization redesign, process change, coaching and training. Ensure organization practices alignment with Eaton Values and Philosophy.

  • Promote a positive employee relations climate in the plant through implementation of Eaton Work Practices.

  • Represent the company in collective bargaining negotiations & management/union meetings.

  • Supervise the correct maintenance of the human resources information systems for the site in order to ensure data integrity between HR Systems

  • Assess and select top talent in a timely manner while utilizing Assessment and Selection and partnering with hiring managers. Develop and analyze metrics that measure the success of staffing efforts, build leadership and organizational capability across all functional areas.

  • Develop the Inclusion & Diversity and Community strategy in conjunction with Plant Manager.

  • Support plant operations through planning headcount and manning levels as well as recruitment of all levels, as required.

  • Through the performance management system  assure that annual employee job performance assessments are conducted. This includes the annual goal setting process, the annual assessment process and periodic feedback sessions that strive to raise the performance bar in the organization.

  • Provide coaching and consulting to business leaders on effective performance management intervention. Provide guidance and direction to plant management on complex business and HR issues.

  • Administer compensation programs to assure competitive pay practices through systems that strive to reward superior employee performance.

  • Supervise Training and Development processes to facilitate employee development aimed at building core competencies in the area.

  • Supports the plant’s environment, health and safety management system, e.g., OSHA, ISO14001

  • Support Corporate initiatives and ensure programs completion on time.


Here’s what you need:

Basic Qualifications:
  • BS or BA from an accredited institution
  • Requires a minimum of 5 years of experience in Human Resources
  • Requires a minimum of 3 years of experience as Human Resources Manager
  • Experience in manufacturing Companies
  • Bi-lingual (Spanish and English)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in Human Resources, Labor Relations, or Business Administration from an accredited institution

  • Experience working in a union environment in manufacturing
Position Criteria:
  • Strong ethics, values, and the ability to influence and impact others’ decision making

  • Strong customer focus and interpersonal skills
  • Experience with positive employee relations and programs
  • Knowledge of HR compliance and legal issues
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Demonstrated ability to build organizational capability
  • Analytical skills
  • Coaching/Facilitation/Conflict Management skills

We’re a power management company, but more importantly, what we do improves the quality of life and the environment. Our products, technologies and services make a difference in the world.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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: Human Resources

Region: Latin America
Organization: VEH NAA North America Auto

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: 062670