Eaton’s Electrical division is currently seeking a Manager.ENG.Product to join our team. This position is based at our Juarez’ facility.
The Manager.ENG.Product is responsible for manage engineering resources and design developments for engineering orders and standard products according to cost, quality and delivery requirements in accordance with the Eaton Quality System in addition to development of new products to meet market requirements and maintain competitiveness in Mexico the region.
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:
Directly supervise the activities of the engineering team to balance the workload through the use of electrical and mechanical project radars, as well as the various projects for standardization, implementation and improvement of engineering systems for the organization.
Interface with sales, marketing and customers to establish requirements and specifications of the projects and product lines managed by the plant.
Establish design control processes and procedures for standard and special products, in coordination with support areas such as Manufacturing, Projects, Sales, Marketing and Quality.
Through the engineering systems engineer, maintain and manage application platforms and engineering systems such as Bid Manager, Decision Tables (Pick Tables), Design Automation, Enovia, Mapics, Inventor, Autocad, etc.) to ensure your maintenance, updates and alignment with corporate requirements.
Participate in the establishment of strategic product development needs for the product line.
Take responsibility for developing, maintaining and administering departmental budget and programs for new projects and/or products.
Lead the new product development program through the use of the Prolaunch program in accordance with the requirements of the OPA evaluation.
Support the maintenance of product lines activities as necessary by improving the quality costs and manufacturing capacity of existing products.
Serve as a technical resource by keeping up with evolving technologies, changes in industry standards, customer problems and trends that could affect the product line.
Take responsibility for the evaluation of training needs, performance reviews in relation to the objectives, the direction of professional development activities and salary management behaviors for engineering personnel.
Work with all external and/or internal and appropriate customers in support of the development of engineering specifications for product development needs.
Analyze the cost deviations of the plant and its causes, propose solutions and take corrective actions.
Participate in the development and implementation of the Strategic Plan of the Business Unit.
Meet any other activity assigned by your supervisor or special requirements of the company.
Active participation in continues improvements programs and committees.
Comply the Eaton Business System (EBS), in foundations, Planning, Growth, Functional Excellence, Assessment and Learning, mainly in the Eaton Business Excellence (EBE); ISO 9001 / ISO 14001 and its tools (such as: Eaton Quality System (EQS), Eaton Lean System and Six Sigma-ELS, HR Standard Work and Employee Survey.
Know and comply the Policies: Global Ethics, Values and Philosophy, Management Environmental Safety and Security and Health (MESH)."
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 Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution required. Master’s degree in business administration, Electrical Engineering, or related field from an accredited institution (preferred).
Minimum of 7 years in electrical/mechanical engineering product development position experience in electrical industry or related product and manufacturing environment.
Minimum of 5 years prior first-hand design or applications experience with Power Distribution Equipment.
Minimum of 3 years Engineering Management experience in a large manufacturing facility (300+ employees) required.
Must have good verbal and written communication skills in English-Spanish (bilingual) required.
Proficiency in computer skills Microsoft Office applications, MAPICS.
Process for New Product Launch preferable ProLaunch NPD and/or STP.
Software Autodesk Inventor and Autocad Electrical.
Knowledge of Eaton Products (Power Distribution) and their applications (preferred).
Position Success Criteria:
Demonstrated strong skills on following competencies: Business Acumen, Conflict Management, Timely Decision Making, Functional/Technical Skills, Motivating Others, Negotiating, Planning, Priority Setting, Problem Solving, Drive for Results, Managing Vision and Purpose.
- FUNCIONAL COMPETENCIES
Creativity: Comes up with a lot of new and unique ideas; easily makes connections among previously unrelated notions; tends to be seen as original and value-added in brainstorming settings.
Innovation Leadership: Is good at bringing the creative ideas of others to market; has good judgment about which creative ideas and suggestions will work; has a sense about managing the creative process of others; can facilitate effective brainstorming; can project how potential ideas may play out in the marketplace.
Problem Solving: Uses rigorous logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions; probes all fruitful sources for answers; can see hidden problems; is excellent at honest analysis; looks beyond the obvious and doesn't stop at the first answers.
Process Management: Good at figuring out the processes necessary to get things done; knows how to organize people and activities; understands how to separate and combine tasks into efficient work flow; knows what to measure and how to measure it; can see opportunities for synergy and integration where others can't; can simplify complex processes; gets more out of fewer resources.
Technical Learning: Picks up on technical things quickly; can learn new skills and knowledge; is good at learning new industry, company, product, or technical knowledge; does well in technical courses and seminars. Deals with concepts and complexity comfortably. Described as intellectually sharp, agile and capable.
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.
Region: Latin America
Organization: EPG LAC PD Power Distribution
Job Level: Manager
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