Eaton Careers

Supervisor Manufacturing Engineering

Juarez, Mexico
Operational Excellence


Job Description

Is responsible for supervising manufacturing technicians to guide them to meet operational goals including: safety, quality and cost out objectives by using the Eaton Lean Six Sigma tools and systems including the implementation of lean manufacturing and variance reduction practices to enhance the overall effectiveness of manufacturing and transactional processes for the EPG Juarez Plant. Will provide training, coaching and mentoring for continuous improvement events in support of plant objectives.


Job Responsibilities:

•Lead and facilitate continuous improvement initiatives to enhance the overall effectiveness of manufacturing and transactional processes to achieve operational excellence.
•Drive core functional excellence in implementing: Eaton Business System, Lean, Six Sigma, and other world-class operation management techniques.
•Ability to instruct and apply Lean and Six Sigma methodologies and practices to achieve operational excellence
•Lead the plant’s ELSS program and monthly Lean Focus Review.
•Assist Operations Manager, Manufacturing Managers and other business leaders to identify and prioritize opportunities to improve productivity throughout their businesses.
•Assist Operations Manager, Manufacturing Managers and other business leaders in the development of procedures to improve safety, maximize output, maintain or improve quality, and reduce inventory and overall cost.
•Audit adherence to standardized processes and procedures to ensure sustainment of improvements
•Thorough knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing principles including training, planning and implementation of tools.
•Kaizen deployment experience.
• Responsible for oversight of multiple projects.
•Manage and develop skills of the Manufacturing direct reports.
•Meet any other activity assigned by your supervisor or special requirements of the company.
•Active participation in continues improvements programs and committees.
•Comply the Eaton Business System (EBS), in foundations, Planning, Growth, Functional Excellence, Assessment and Learning, mainly in the Eaton Business Excellence (EBE); ISO 9001 / ISO 14001 and its tools (such as: Eaton Quality System (EQS), Eaton Lean System and Six Sigma-ELS, HR Operating Review and Employee Survey.
•Know and comply the Policies: Global Ethics, Values and Philosophy, Management Environmental Safety and Security and Health (MESH).
•MESH compliance and follow up of policies and goals.
•Support MESH to accomplish goals and objectives related to environment and safety.
•Perform MESH activities.


Education level required:

Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial Engineering or related field from an accredited institution required.


Years and area of experience required:

Minimum of 3 years of working experience in continuous improvement function and MFG Supervisor experience in a medium/large facility in a manufacturing environment.


Technical knowledge:

•Operation Excellence indicators (e.g. Profit Plan, Safety, CONC, Delivery, Inventory, Productivity, etc.).
•Position requires strong analytical skills and understanding of problem solving tools/methods (Six Sigma, 8D, or other)
•Understands role of quality and variation reduction in driving operational improvement (Black Belt in 6Sigma, preferred).
•Strong DFM Knowledge.
•Broad knowledge of manufacturing processes.
•Strong ERP / Systems Knowledge (SAP, BW, CAD / CAM / CIM / PDM).
•Proficiency in computer skills Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point).


Soft skills:

Comfort Around Higher Management, Conflict Management, Timely Decision Making, Developing Direct Reports and Others, Functional/Technical Skills, Integrity and Trust, Learning on the Fly, Motivating Others, Presentation Skills, Priority Setting, Problem Solving, Drive for Results, Written Communications.                          

Functional Competencies: Business Systems and Practices, EBS Tool Integration, Manufacturing Process Design, Manufacturing Strategy Development and Execution, Manufacturing Value Stream Success Factors and Continuous Improvement.

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: Operational Excellence

Region: Latin America
Organization: EPG LAC PD Power Distribution

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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: 066830