Quality Manager

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical sector is currently seeking a Quality Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Washington, PA facility, nearest to the Pittsburgh, PA area. Relocation assistance will be provided.

Position Overview:

This position is a member of the Washington Leadership Team and provides overall leadership for Quality and Automation within the Washington facility. Key responsibilities include driving the long-term automation plan at the operational level, as well as implementing strategic initiatives to ensure our continued success in the deployment of the EQS (Eaton Quality Systems). This position is a thought-leader in the automation space, while ensuring compliance with quality systems and processes.

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.

In this function you will:
  • Serve as an active member of the Washington Leadership team, fulfilling leadership duties and providing input for strategy, direction& continuous improvement

  • Deploy quality plan at the operational level in conjunction with the Division Quality group to provide overall quality leadership to the site.

  • Design and oversee implementation of new automation concepts and equipment that align with the business strategy.

  • Provide support in total quality leadership to customers, suppliers, business partners, and the other support service functions such as supply chain, production, and other division resources.

  • Manage a capital budget that facilitates long-term growth while balancing short-term needs of the business.

  • Implement systems and processes that deliver cost out while improving productivity.

  • Drive rigorous metrics related to the BSC to evaluate performance and drive reduction in variability/defects in critical business processes.

  • Motivate, train and guide direct reports to improve organizational performance.  Manage peer relationships to drive priorities and learning throughout the plant.

  • Build relationships with other Division and Corporate resources in order to support identification, review, prioritization and execution of key improvement opportunities/projects to drive results

  • Support EBS integration through detailed understanding and effective deployment of processes and tools – including obtaining training & certifications and acting as process champion as required (e.g. EBE, OpA, MESH, Lean Six Sigma)

  • Ensure compliance with regulatory entities such as UL, CSA, ISO

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 (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering or Technical Discipline from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum five (5) years’ experience working in a Manufacturing and/or Quality function.

  • Minimum one (1) year work experience managing people

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship both now and in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous Project Management Experience

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer

  • Experience working to ISO9001 Quality System Standards

Position Success Criteria:
  • Strong understanding and experience with Quality Management System body of knowledge of UL and ISO standards

  • Broad technical knowledge in the areas of manufacturing processes, quality, plant engineering.

  • Broad financial knowledge for asset management, budgeting and profit plan obtainment.

  • Knowledge of behavioral science, including the ability to motivate, counsel, and constructively deal with people at all levels.

  • Strong leadership skills; must be capable of leading the organization on a continuous journey of sustained improvement.

  • Strong interpersonal skills used for the review, motivation, and development of direct reports in addition to building relationships with internal and external customers

  • Knowledge of lean concepts and process. 

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CHD EP Americas

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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time