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Operational Data Manager

Leicestershire, United Kingdom


Job Description




Join Eaton and help us provide energy-efficient solutions that have a real impact on the environment. We make what matters work. Find out more on


Do you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people?


As an Operational Data Manager you will co-ordinate and manage the gathering and validation of information, with emphasis on global IEC data, whilst setting the direction and systems for data management activities including; Bill of Materials, Drawings, Routings, Timings, Costs and Engineering Change Notices. This is fundamental to the successful operation of the company ERP system within a multi plant environment (SAP) and in providing efficient and effective control of the data contained within it.


You will work within our world class Technical Team in Leicestershire.



Your key deliverables:


  • Determine the effective use of SAP, SAM PLM, Solidworks, ACAD and all associated software to enable the effective and controlled sharing of data across global manufacturing locations.

  • Continuously improve the systems for storing and accessing data.

  • Liaise with Plant management teams, Engineering and Quality leads to ensure data is fit for purpose.

  • Set and manage appropriate standards for the use of all drawing software and be able to network within the wider organization to leverage the best technical solutions.

  • Manage the ERP system effectively to control cost positions and allow the manufacturing locations to remain competitive in the market.

  • Provide an effective Engineering Change Management system to manufacturing plants so that they remain compliant to the processes in place.   







  • Degree level education or equivalent experience in Engineering, Systems or similar field

  • Proven experience in manufacturing, ERP systems, data management or industrial engineering

  • In depth knowledge of SAP, drawing software and lean

  • The ability to manage a team both local and remote.   




  • International experience

  • Experience with change management

  • Process oriented and ability to contribute to continuous improvement.

  • Experience with internal audit

  • Experience working with multidisciplinary team  


What Eaton offers:


  • Great promotional opportunities  – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible

  • At Eaton, inclusion and diversity is our strength. We embrace the power of many perspectives to drive innovation and growth that benefits our people, investors, customers and communities.

  • Culture & Values – We are more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day

  • Learning & Development  - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University



(Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening. – if applicable)





















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: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: ICPD

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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 066461