OPEX Lean Engineer

Job Description


Eaton’s CPD division is currently seeking a Logistics Supervisor to join our team This position is based at our Arecibo facility.

The OPEX Lean Engineer is responsible to provide leadership and support for Arecibo Operation including the coordination and development of continuous improvements framework (CIF) initiatives.

Scope of the projects includes; improve safety, reduce PPMs, increase OTP, improve qualification processes, increase capacity, and, improve OEE, implementation of CIF modules and Operationally Outstanding tool deployment. 

Define and lead process improvement projects to improve plant’s indicators (PPM, Warranty Claims, Fill Rate, On-Time Performance, Yield, and Scrap).

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.

The OPEX Lean Engineer will:

  • Identify, develop and execute projects to increase operational outstanding efforts.

  • Deploy CIF, OO and lean tools.

  • Analyze and plan work force utilization, space requirements and work process flow.

  • Work with the requirements established by Lean (Standard Work Flow, Manning, Layout, Operation Balance Chart, VSM, Cross Training and TPM), EQS and MESH (Safety).

  • Be responsible for the implementation of Lean / Kaizen Events in the manufacturing areas.


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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Required (Basic) Qualifications:

Position Success Criteria:

  • Bilingual – English\Spanish with good oral and written communication skills.

  • PC Proficiency including knowledge of MS windows operating systems, MS Office and Minitab.

  • Prioritizes, considers alternatives, and responds quickly and effectively to unexpected and rapidly changing conditions.

  • Establish networking and interact with key persons/groups at all level of the organization (including suppliers) whose assistance, cooperation, and support may be needed.

  • Manage effectively high-pressure situation.

  • Managing multiple projects/situations simultaneously.

  • Leads and directs a team to support the future direction of an organization.

  • Realigns resources to meet changing customer needs.

  • Hand-on experience identifying, managing and executing projects.

  • Identification and selection of new technology to improve quality and performance.

  • Support internal/external audits including certification renewal.

  • EHS practices, regulations, and procedures.

  • Proactive attitude towards problem solving and resolving issues that may affect plant/employee’s health, safety, and operations.

  • Availability to work extended hours when required by management.

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CPD PCD Power Components Division

Job Level: Entry Level
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: No