Production Line Manager

Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicles division is currently seeking a Product Line Manager to join our team.

This position is based at our Aguascalientes facility.

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.

Some activities related with the position will be:
  • 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.



Required Qualifications:
  • 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)

  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English)


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
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