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Operational Excellence Manager

Tijuana, Mexico
Operational Excellence


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical division is currently seeking a Operational Excellence Manager to join our team.

This position is based at our Tijuana facility.

The Operational Excelence Manager is responsible for plans, develops, directs and coordinates the Eaton Lean System, OpA and Continuous Improvement Framework integration and coordinates and drives cost out for the facility.

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:

  • You will drive the CI vision at the plant level and inspire others to connect with the vision by driving a lean culture and implementing lean tools and processes, including gap analysis to current state.

  • You will support Lean Internal Audits.  Develops implementation plans with Business Team and Operational Leaders post audit (Tactical Plans).

  • You will conduct lean tool certification training.  Plan and deploy training to support the plant’s goals and objectives in lean manufacturing and to develop the depth of lean skills for the tool champions.

  • You will support the Plant Lean Council that consists of plant leaders. Council monitors progress to the strategic plan and redirects activities and resources as needed to improve safety and quality, drive cost out of the business, and improve the lean culture and tool usage.

  • You will facilitate Rapid Improvement Events and train team leaders to facilitate events.  Manages a structured closure process to drive accountability on follow-up activities.

  • You will deploy 5S level strategy throughout the manufacturing site. Facilitate cost out improvement opportunities.

  • You will support sharing of best practices as result of internal and external benchmarking activities. Manage the Six Sigma program for the plant and mentor six sigma project champions.

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:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.

  • Minimum 5 years of Continuous Improvement experience in a manufacturing or operations environment.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in similar positions within the automotive industry

Position Success Criteria :

  • Must be able to interface effectively with the Purchasing Managers in order to set up Purchasing processes and meet the site goals and expectations.

  • Must be able to interface effectively with business leaders, planners and manufacturing.

Ability to communicate in English and Spanish is a Must.


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: Operational Excellence

Region: Latin America
Organization: VEH EMB eMobility

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: 071463