Plant Manager

Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking a Plant Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Aguascalientes’ facility.
The Plant Manager is responsible for the overall management direction and coordination of plant operations. Ensures through delegation of authority to key staff functions the attainment of production objectives at the lowest cost consisted with customer and quality requirements. Responsible for all production and related activities at the company in areas to include: production, manufacturing engineering, materials, logistics, purchasing, supplier and product quality, finances, safety and human resources.
In this role you will:
  • Must work consistently to maintain safe and healthy working conditions, to adhere to proper operating practices and procedures designed to prevent injury and illness and to observe all governmental, regional and company safety and health regulations.
  • Leadership through stewardship of the site’s organizational culture
  • Communicate and provide leadership to ensure achievement of plant objectives:
    • Tactical operational plans e.g. Profit Plan Goals,
    • Strategic Plans in alignment with divisional and group operational strategies.
  • Build Organizational Capability thorough empowering functional areas while providing overall direction and accountability in accordance with the Eaton Values and Philosophies
  • Select, motivate and develop personnel to ensure a staff of qualified personnel
  • Maintain and improve employee relationships with all plant employees by supporting the Eaton Philosophy of Excellence through People. Ensure appropriate, effective, and timely functional communication in alignment with the Eaton Values and Philosophy both internal and external to the plant.
  • Provide guidance to the Aguascalientes Leadership team’s functional areas in the development and deployment of the Capital Plan, annual Profit Plan, as well as the Strategic Plan in alignment with the overall divisional group level plan.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to the Operational Excellence functional area to ensure customer expectations are met while driving the integration of the Culture of Quality through deployment of the Eaton Business System.
  • Support product innovation opportunities by alignment with the Eaton Product Pro-Launches.
  • Provide direction and overall leadership and support for Cost Out initiatives at both the plant and divisional levels.
  • Create an atmosphere and provide leadership that allows each manager to utilize his/her full potential to accomplish plant and divisional objectives
  • Support and/or participate on Continuous Improvement Activities such as: Kaizen, Ideas Programs, cost out and/or demonstrate improvements in goals year over year in our processes or practices aligned to achieve or business goals and/objectives.
  • Participate in PROLaunch as DGC member when required. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
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.

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Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Business Management or a related business field from an accredited institution required
  • Minimum of 7 years prior Manufacturing Management positions experience in electrical/electronic industry; or related product and manufacturing.
  • Knowledge of governmental/utility requirements for the facility is required.
  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing Techniques; as well as, Safety/Environmental compliance experience.
  • Good understanding of administrative knowledge of budgeting, forecasting, capital expenditure analysis, and wage and salary administration.
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills in English-Spanish
Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA and or CPA preferred.

 

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Latin America
Organization: VEH NAA North America Auto

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 hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time