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Operations Manager

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Manufacturing & Operations

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Job Description

Eaton’s Power Delivery Division has an opening for an Operations Manager. This position will be based out of our Waukesha facility location on Lincoln Avenue .


The Operations Manager has broad responsibility and leadership for overall management of a Value Stream. The incumbent will lead the implementation and execution of lean work cells to ensure a safe work environment, maximize profitable growth, drive quality improvements, provide premier customer service, develop a technically qualified work force, and reduce operating costs, inventories and lead times through continuous improvements. This role will oversee day-to-day activities to meet daily, monthly, quarterly and yearly expectations.


 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.


  • You will be a leader in creating a culture of continuous improvement via positive change while at the same time ensuring that any risks from the change are identified and managed.  Able to assess the organization’s readiness for change and create a compelling future state vision that motivates others to action. Actively manages the change process of the Value Stream and participates in the change activities via Kaizen events.
  • You will use basic problem-Solving knowledge, including 5 WHYS, 8D and A3.  Tactical KPI Counter Measure (CM) skills/Project Mgmt. - disciplined application of the standard CM tools and demonstrated results. Customer Complaint Mgmt. - linking Customer Complaints back to drive root cause & corrective actions
  • You will lead, monitor and promote the Eaton Lean Six Sigma(ELSS), the lean transformation process and assessment process across the Value Stream.  Promotes and applies best practices found across and outside Cooper to the Value Stream.
  • You will ensure that all EHS risk assessments (JSA, Safety FMEA, Ergonomics, Machine Guarding, etc) are completed for the VSM and that appropriate standard work is developed and followed to address risks. Understand & lead the incident investigation process with supervisor for any EHS incidents in their value stream using root cause problem solving tools.
  • You will be a leader in creating a culture of continuous improvement via positive change while at the same time ensuring that any risks from the change are identified and managed.  Able to assess the organization’s readiness for change and create a compelling future state vision that motivates others to action. Actively manages the change process of the Value Stream and participates in the change activities via Kaizen events.
  • You will promote, develop and support a bottom up environment that will stimulate creative ideas, risk-taking, and experimentation.  Cross-functional team leadership and facilitation skills
  • You will cultivates employee engagement and employee development through teamwork, collaboration, recognition, empowerment, and ownership.

 

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


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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience working in an operations / manufacturing setting
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience managing people (in either a supervisory or managerial role)
  • Ability to work in the United States on an ongoing basis without company sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this role. Candidates must reside within a 50 mile radius of Waukesha to be considered for this role

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business from an accredited institution is preferred
  • Experience with lean and continuous improvement
  • Experience with quality management systems
  • Experience with capacity planning


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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division

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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 069218