Eaton’s Vehicles division is currently seeking a Product Line Manager to join our team.
The Product Line Manager is responsible for Manage Production and all Manufacturing functions thru the plant structure of Business Units produce Lifters, Procision components and OCV’s including the manufacturing processes of lifter components to achieve business growth, cost and safety objectives, while driving innovation and standard work practices. The position drives continuous improvement in production, Materials, Manufacturing, Quality, and Safety while utilizing the Eaton Business System (EBS) and the Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF).It is critically important for this position to drive the culture of the organization for both Safety and Continuous Improvement.
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.
Broad responsibilities and leadership of a multi-disciplined, cross-functional team with overall accountability for performance of business.
Direct operations, management of budgets, manning, capacity planning, efficiency, equipment utilization and scheduling with the plant.
Plan and coordinate manufacturing departments and support groups to effectively meet customer requirements.
Provide leadership to the teams to meet or exceed the operational objectives of Safety, Shipments, on-time delivery, past dues, productivity scrap/rework, and overtime utilization.
Implementation of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and CI Best Practices
Lead cultural change of production work force that embodies the Eaton philosophy.
Serve as a primary advisor on manufacturing systems, capabilities, production status, and forecast demands.
Administer policies, safety and communications within group.
Responsible of overall Plant oversight in second shift primary in production areas, but not limited to it.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
5 years supervisory/managerial experience within a manufacturing setting
Bachelor Degree in engineering or technical field
Previous Automotive Experience preferred
Experience with MRP and BOM structure preferred
Project management experience preferred
Strong project management skills
Good communication skills
Capable of assessing and developing team skills and capabilities
Demonstrated teamwork and team building skills in producing results & meeting organization objectives
Knowledge of problem solving techniques, (8D´s, A3)
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 NAA North America Auto
Job Level: Manager
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