Production Line Manager

Descripción del puesto

Eaton’s Vehicle Group North America division is currently seeking a Production Line Manager to join our team. This position is based at our xxCITYxx (facility-Office).

The Production Line Manager is responsible for the primary responsibility of this position is to manage production activities and resources per established practices and/or policies within their operation area to ensure the timely delivery of quality parts that meet or exceed customer expectations. This position is responsible for establishing and maintaining a positive employee relationship environment by adherence to Eaton’s values, ethics and philosophies. This position drives a culture of continuous improvement in Production, Materials management, Manufacturing, Quality, and Safety while utilizing the Eaton Business System (EBS) and the Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF).

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:

  • Proactively implements, promotes and maintains a safe working environment, through diligence in accident prevention, investigation, and equipment maintenance and rule enforcement.  Makes work exciting, engaging and meaningful for all employees.

  • Drives the company's vision and mission by reinforcing ethics, values and quality policies throughout the department of responsibility.

  • Drives continuous improvement programs and manufacturing process improvements by applying appropriate Eaton Business System processes and problem-solving tools such as Eaton Lean System, 8D´s, A3´s and 5S.

  • Sets, communicates, and achieves department goals and objectives and develops and maintains performance metrics as required to drive results and use those results as a tool to identify and initiate process improvements.

  • Fully engages workforce and promotes personal accountability by identifying goals, empowering employees to drive decision making, foster innovation and continuously learn by providing ongoing feedback on employee performance with formal evaluation provided at least annually.

  • Develops product line budget and manages manufacturing expenses within budgetary parameters.

  • Collaborates with Maintenance and Engineering to establish product line capital goals.

  • Develops profit plan and strategic plan details relating to production and support activities.

  • Establishes product line inventory levels and controls inventory to the established goals.

  • Works with plant staff in establishing the strategic plan for the facility. 

  • Builds organizational capability to support a high-performance culture.

  • Actively participates in the plant annual objective planning session in order to establish a 3 to 5-year strategic plan for the manufacturing facility and participates EBS Pull and Profit Plan sessions. 


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:
  • Strong project management skills

  • Knowledge of problem-solving techniques, (8D´s, 5W´s, A3)

  • Demonstrated experience in Lean Manufacturing and 5S

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

  • Capable of assessing and developing team skills and capabilities

  • Demonstrated teamwork and team building skills in producing results & meeting organization objectives

  • Experience in budgeting, capital equipment analysis, cost accounting and project cost analysis

Position Success Criteria :

  • Proven ability to think strategically

  • Listening
  • Effective Communication
  • Nonverbal communication
  • Connecting with others
  • Negotiation
  • Conflict resolution
  • Coaching for performance
  • Dealing with difficult workers
  • Managing change effectively
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate employees

  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English)

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.

Puesto: Manufactura y Operaciones

Región: Latinoamérica
Organización: VEH NAA North America Auto

Nivel de puesto: Colaborador individual
Horario: Tiempo completo
Es un trabajo a distancia (es decir, trabajar desde casa o otro centro Eaton) permitió para este puesto?: No -ES
¿Esta oferta de reubicación posición?: No
Viaje: Sí, un 10 % del tiempo