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Plant Manager

Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Mobility division is currently seeking a Plant Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Reynosa facility.

The Plant Manager  is responsible for direct the daily operations and support services of the site. Overall responsibility for leading plant teams in achieving High 5 metrics: Safety, Quality, Customer Delivery, Cost and Inventory. Leader responsible of managing with the team the achievement of production schedule, product quality, product cost, and employee safety goals. Provides leadership to all functional and service groups to meet customer requirements. Drives performance to achieve or exceed financial plans and strategic goals. Leverages resources and motivates personnel to create high performance and team based culture.

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.

Some activities related with the position will be:
  • Provide leadership, direction and manage site operations to include manufacturing, operational excellence, materials, quality, EHS and human resources

  • Develop, implement and review suitable short and long range plans to achieve assigned Plant and group objectives such as the profit plan, strategic plan, human resource organizational capability plan and forecasts based on customer

  • Coordinate and direct through managers, all functions of facility operations, including but not limited to manufacturing, asset utilization, inventory control, maintenance, cost control, manpower utilization, work standards and administration

  • Responsible for contributing to the development of all plant policies, consistent with the direction of the overall Eaton organization

  • Review, maintain, control, implement corrective action and regularly report on the financial progress of the plant within the assigned group to maintain profit plan expectations

  • Implementation and adherence to the Eaton Business System, Eaton Quality System, and Eaton Lean Six Sigma

  • Foster an environment of Employee Engagement by embracing Continuous Improvement culture tools

  • Ensure that Eaton policies, practices and initiatives are implemented and followed

  • Ensure compliance with all government, financial, environmental and labor regulations

  • Represent Eaton in local organizations and community service activities

  • Drives customer satisfaction, cost of quality, inventory, productivity, organizational development and other operations metrics of the facility

  • Develops and maintains innovative and effective cost reduction programs throughout operations


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




Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in an electronic manufacturing environment as Plant Manager

  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a manager of people or manager of managers

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in the automotive industry

  • Strong communication skills in English and Spanish

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Six Sigma Black belt Certification.

  • Strong knowledge of IATF 16949 requirements and solid experience with quality and customer audits

  • Prior work experience in different operational functions

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: Latin America
Organization: VEH EMB eMobility

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 068556