Sr. Project Engineer

Job Description

Eaton’s Eletrical division is currently seeking a Sr. Project Engineer to join our team. This position is based in Cuautitlan

The Sr. Project Engineer coordinate and manage Cost Out, VAVE, and CAPEX projects at site level. Influence and encourage Team work to increase participation rate from all Salaries Coordinate projects in all Gates required of NPD´s, VAVE´s (Cost outs) and/or changes (ECN´s) to existing products.

Will serve as the customer liaison at specified periods in the life of the project, coordinate appropriate communication and documentation (both internal and external to the facility), provide direction and manage all aspects of the project and/or the program development.

The Sr. Project Engineer will be also responsible of:

  • Manages multiple new product development projects according to risk and impact his participation is required or is assigned by the Change Board from Plant Notification to Mass Production Start.

  • Delivers a flawless execution of Project / Changes major milestones thru assigning and monitoring tasks and deliverables to functional/operational areas.

  • Conducts meetings as required to keep project team and internal customers informed of status and associated risks

  • Assures project/change financials are met on respect profit plan/budget assigned.

  • Conducts internal program reviews to provide status to upper management thru Program Status Report – (Green/Yellow/Red) of current situation relating to contractual milestones.

  • Facilitates the elimination of road blocks, risks, customer concerns and potential changes by managing resources, providing input and direction to program/project team and escalating concerns to upper management.

  • Monitors overall performance during all phases of the program(s) and develops and implements corrective action and recovery plans as required.


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  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Engineering, or equivalent experience required (Experience defined as to 5 years in a manufacturing environment.)

  • Solid organizational skills

  • Strong leadership skills

  • English at conversational level

  • An understanding of Engineering, Manufacturing and Quality Control Methodology, and 2 to 4 years of experience in project management is required.

  • Thorough knowledge of project management methodology, fluency in MS Project or equivalent project management software and Earned Value Management.

  • Six Sigma knowledge, statistical tools and Problem-solving skills

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: Operational Excellence

Region: Latin America
Organization: ES CRDS WD Wiring Devices

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, 25 % of the Time