Program Manager

Job Description

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team – winning is fun. We are looking forward to Program Manager in Eaton’s CPSD, based in Shenzhen, China. In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are — it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals. This exciting role offers opportunity to:

  • Manages the Profit and Loss of the NPD Program(s) and projects. Responsibility, Authority and Accountability (RAA) for every project scope delivery and successful execution within technical, schedule, cost and quality commitments.

  • Develops schedules and updates the schedule on a regular basis. Identify milestones and critical path to ensure controls are in place to support Baselines Management.

  • Maintains projects/programs updates, artifacts, metrics, and Rolling Action Item List to support PROLaunch Phase Gates, Baseline Change Management, Project Management Reviews, and Integrated Project Team meetings.

  • Execute IPT leadership across the Program and Project(s). Seeks team input to promote rapid resolution to issues. Coaches and provides feedback/rewards on performance indicators.

  • Supervises the Project Managers assigned to the Program and Project(s). Establishes objectives and goals and provides direction to the program and project teams in areas of customer concerns, potential changes in scope and risk assessment. Facilitates the implementation of program management processes at the site, business unit or Division.

  • Tracks Program and Project(s) performance and Provides periodic project updates (Program Status Report – Green/Yellow/Red) of current situation relating to milestones and problem/high risk areas (e.g., technical, cost, and schedule). Provides updates to the business units.

  • Ensure standard program management processes are utilized and adequate support to the program and project teams by coordinating PM reviews, preparing & publishing PM metrics and reports.

  • Manages/ Coordinates cross functions resources and conflicts, efficiently utilize resources and continue to improve productivity.

  • Work closely with Global program management teams and cross functional teams to ensure timely deliveries on Program and Project(s).

  • Provides overall Program interface with the customer.


  • Bachelors degree required, master of Engineering degree preferred.

  • 6-8 years’ experience in Electrical Power Program Management, or a combination of Program Management with some Marketing, Sales, Engineering, or Product Development Management.

  • Collaborative/Influential skills, lead IPT members accountabilities to meet commitments and provide updates on a timely basis.

  • Demonstrated to proficient in Program and Project Management methodologies, processes and tools.

  • Experienced in Risk Management.
  • Demonstrated ability to plan, lead, and execute technical development projects with cross-functional teams

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to make status reports to management team and leadership.

  • Proficient in MS Project, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Quality management tools, data analysis and summary.

  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen.
  • Proven Leadership skills – passion and capability to lead change in an Integrated Team (IPT) environment across multiple sites and customers globally.

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation (PMP) highly recommended

Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!


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: Program / Project Management

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: PQD CPSD Critical Power Solutions Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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, 10 % of the Time