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Production Manager - Phoenix P/S Satellite

Chandler, Arizona
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton is seeking a Production Manager for its Panelboard / Switchboard Satellite Operation. The Production Manager position will be located at the Satellite facility in Chandler, AZ.


Position Overview:

The Production Manager will develop, plan, and implement manufacturing activities for all product lines to achieve Satellite facility goals.


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


Essential Functions:


In this role, you will:

  • Function as a front-line leader for Satellite production employees in achieving High 5 Metrics (Safety, Quality, Productivity, Delivery, and Inventory) via the continuous improvement framework (CIF).

  • Foster a zero-incident safety culture through deployment of environment, health and safety (MESH) initiatives and safety-focused leadership.

  • Direct resources  to prioritize and execute the manufacturing schedule to meet all customer, manufacturing and financial requirements.

  • Act as a commercial point of contact in assigned Satellite territories, including pricing / quoting, customer service, promotion activities, field sales contact, systems and engineering as needed.

  • Promote a high performance work culture through effective operations management processes and positive employee relations.

  • Facilitate problem-solving and corrective action for production and quality issues as they occur

  • Perform other duties as assigned


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique,  we- as individuals and as a company – are stronger.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution

  • 2 years of experience in either field sales, engineering or manufacturing

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited institution

  • 3 years of experience in field sales, engineering or manufacturing  (electrical industry preferred)

  • 3 years of prior supervisory/management experience in a manufacturing or engineering environment

  • Extensive product application knowledge for panelboards, switchboards, and circuit breaker components is highly recommended

  • Working knowledge of the panelboard/switchboard industry

  • Strong computer skills, including PowerPoint, Excel, AutoCad, BidManager, AS400, and Vista, MAPICs


Position Criteria:


  • Strong interpersonal skills used for review, motivation, development and reinforcement of standards and polices for direct reports

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work simultaneously through prioritization and time management skills is critical to job success

  • Ability to think strategically and make critical decisions in a fast-paced environment with a sense of urgency

  • Customer service focus

  • Strong conflict management skills

  • Action oriented

  • Process management focus


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 CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

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

Requisition ID: 065448