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Senior Manager for Program Management- Industrial Sector

Cleveland, Ohio
Program / Project Management


Job Description

Eaton has an opening for a Senior Manager for Program Management within its Industrial Sector. The primary function of this role is to lead the creation and deployment of Program Management standard work, provide Program Management expertise and hands on support across the Industrial Sector, and serve as the global owner of Program Management tools.  Essential functions of this role include but are not limited to:

  • Lead monthly reporting of PM Focus-5 Metrics including root cause and corrective actions.  Drive usage and ability to brief the PS (Performance Status) and Standard Deck (Program Reviews) while coaching PM’s on delivery and transparency.  Develop and deploy an Executive Level Program Management education package.

  • Support the Aerospace, Hydraulics and Vehicle Group NPI teams by mentoring project teams, leading project planning workshops and educating PM’s on sequencing their deliverables.

  • Serve as the Eaton Leader (Industrial/Electrical/Corporate Sectors) for the ProPM tool, managing the quality and complete deployment within the Industrial Sector.  This includes standard reporting, monthly ProPM enhancement prioritizations and identifying and securing funding for tool upgrades and improvements.

  • Ensure Eaton’s Global Stage Gate suite of tools and processes is continuous improved and is aligned to new and emerging PM trends such as Agile, Scrum and Software.  This suite includes NPI (New Product Introduction), STP (Standard Transition Process), AIF (Acquisition Integration Framework) and BPS (Business Processes and Services)

  • Work with the Electrical Sector Program Managers and Engineering Leaders to ensure alignment and consistency of PROLaunch and ProPM understanding and deployment.

  • Ensure the OpA and PROLaunch Self-Assessment criteria is up-to-date, employees are trained and understand the purpose and that the output of the assessments is acted upon.  Personally, conduct OpA Program Management Training and serve as an OpA Assessor.

  • Participate on the Industrial Sector Quarterly Talent Review Discussions to help place PM talent across the Sector

  • Serve as an active member of the Global Program Management Leadership Team. This includes the development and execution of department/function strategic plans, the definition and implementation of departmental processes, and the execution of the Program Management Strategy.  Serves as functional expert for PROLaunch, OpA and other EBS Tools.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business from an accredited institution

  • 10 years experience developing products from concept to product launch

  • 10 years experience in project management

  • 5 years experience project management office (PMO) experience

  • 5 years business process management experience

  • 5 years experience training development and delivery experience


Preferred Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Business from an accredited institution

  • PMP (Project Management Professional)


Position Criteria

  • Significant experience in business process modeling

  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Project

  • High level of presentation skills

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: Program / Project Management

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: Industrial Sector

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, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 068637