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Operations Manager

Tijuana, Mexico
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s AER division is currently seeking an Operations Manager to join our team.

This position is based at our Tijuana facility.

The Operations Manager is responsible for Manage the overall resource management and production of the assembly aspects of fluid distribution and electromechanical processes at the Tijuana facility. The position drives continuous improvement in production, quality, and safety while utilizing the framework of the Eaton Business System (EBS) and the Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF) and directly responsible for the High Five Business Metrics.  

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 assigned businesses.

Direct operations, management of budgets, manning, capacity planning, equipment utilization and scheduling in accordance with SIOP and Absorption plans to meet profit plan.

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 shipments, on-time delivery, past dues, productivity scrap/rework, and overtime utilization.

Implementation and utilization of Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and EBS tools for continuous improvement.

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.

Receive transition LRIP volumes into facility through coordination of transitions team to achieve growth plans.

Launch New Product Introduction by utilizing production equipment and flex production personnel and resources in order to stream line reduce time and costs.

Responsible of production floor layout for lean continuous improvement, product line expansion and future growth.


Responsible for site preventive and corrective maintenance of equipment in order to sustain the level of performance required in productivity and efficiency.


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:
5-10 years of related experience.

5-10 years supervisory/managerial experience within a manufacturing setting.

Previous Aerospace 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

CPIM preferred
Six Sigma Black Belt Certified preferred


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: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

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: 070962