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Operations Manager

Juarez, Mexico
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description


Eaton’s Bussmann division is currently seeking an Operations Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Juarez facility.


The Operations Manager is responsible for managing the overall resource management and production of the manufacturing processes at the Juarez Bussmann 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.


In this role, you will:


  • Broad responsibilities and leadership of a multi-disciplined, cross-functional team with overall accountability for performance of FF1, FF2, FF3, FF4  and OPEX Departments of the Bussmann plant.

  • Direct operations, management of budgets, manning, capacity planning, equipment utilization and scheduling in accordance with production 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 on-time delivery, past dues, productivity scrap/rework, maintenance, and overtime utilization.

  • Implement and utilize Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, and EBS tools for continuous improvement. Implement and deploy CIF plant wide.

  • 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.

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

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

  • Be responsible for preventive and corrective maintenance of equipment in order to sustain the level of performance required in productivity and efficiency.

  • Prove ability to manage exempt and hourly people in a dynamic, fast-paced environment. Preferable electrical sector experience.

  • Record any measurable statistics which your position impacts such a production expenses maintenance expenses, sales volumes, payroll costs, capital expenditures, research budgets, cost of purchases, value of inventories controlled, employees supervised(direct and indirect).

    High five Metrics


  1. Safety
  2. Quality (CONC)
  3. OTD (On Time Delivery
  4. DOH
  5. FLEX Productivity
  6. CIF maturity level 


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.


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 in Engineering or Business from an accredited institution required
  • Bilingual English/Spanish
  • 7-10 years of related experience.
  • 7-10 years supervisory/managerial experience within a manufacturing setting.
  • Previous Electrical Sector Experience preferred
  • Working Knowledge of Six Sigma
  • 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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master Degree




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: EPG CPD UL Bussmann

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: 071474