Continuous Improvement Manager

Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicles division is currently seeking a Continuous Improvement Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Reynosa’s facility.

The Continuous Improvement Manager is responsible for drive strategic Continuous Improvement Objectives at the operational level while defining and implementing initiatives to ensure the facility's continued success in the deployment of the Eaton Business System. The Continuous Improvement Manager also supervises the manufacturing engineering group providing them with the necessary technical direction to develop an environment which fosters Optimization and Continuous Improvement in Manufacturing Systems including but not limited to Safety, Productivity, Product & Process Quality, and Cost Out.

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:

  • Continuous Improvement Management where main responsibilities are:

    • Implement and deploy Lean tools through the organization

    • Lead Continuous Improvement Events (Kaizens)
    • Improvement and control plant layout
    • Create manufacturing station and manufacturing floor standards

    • Manufacturing System Design lead
    • Leading of the Cost Out program, plant wide
    • Leading of the Continuous Improvement Program (IDEAS)

    • Lead OpA / EBE preparedness; and couch the team in their categories

    • Lead the Yearly Plant Objective Planning Process

    • Leading the ELS deployment and coordination
    • Lead compliance with all ISO 14001/EHS (MESH) and ISO 9001:2008 (EQS) standards, procedures, and guidelines.

    • Define and ensure execution of associates development plans

    • Drive performance reviews at department and individual levels as required

  • Manufacturing Engineering Management where main responsibilities are:

    • Design, implement and validate new manufacturing systems and pursue the continuous improvement

    • Deploy Process Control and Capability through the manufacturing areas

    • Continuous Improvement of Safety Controls in Machines, Equipment and Tools

    • Identify and implement Continuous Improvement Projects in Cost Out and Productivity

    • Implementation of new manufacturing items (new set-up) through AS400 and VISTA


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:

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Negotiation Skills.

  • Planning and Management of resources.
  • Planning and Control of budgets.
  • Problem Solving Technics and Experience
  • Direct customer management experience desired
  • Ability to develop and execute sustain operational performance and strategic growth

  • Background in advanced manufacturing technologies such as MRP

Position Success Criteria:

  • Safety Risk Reduction on Machine Guarding

  • CIF Maturity
  • Manufacturing Capacity
  • Cost Out
  • Quality in PPMs
  • Productivity
  • NPI on time

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: VEH EMB eMobility

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, 25 % of the Time