Eaton’s Vehicle Group North America division is currently seeking a MFG Engineering Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Aguascalientes facility.
The MFG Engineering Manager is responsible for Oversee and lead the plant engineering functions to achieve the business growth, cost and safety objectives, while driving innovation and standard work practices and a technical vision for the plant operation.
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:
Directs analytical problem solving and creativity/innovation to improve key business drivers.
Definition of the plant footprint strategy through the application of technical manufacturing engineering expertise/knowledge.
Leads in the capital planning process to improve overall capability and efficiency in the plant.
Supervises the feasibility of new projects through the Project Management area.
Coordinates engineering and manufacturing engineering activities to provide an optimum support to production area and utilization of human resources, machines and equipment.
Maintain and maximize the utilization of the corporate assets of plant building and grounds, machine tools, process equipment.
Support and drive full compliance with Eaton Business Excellence and Eaton Lean Six Sigma criteria.
Review and execute competitive, long- and short-term business plans.
Develop and communicate initiatives to measure and improve key business drivers (i.e., customer satisfaction, growth, profitability and asset management, quality, excellence through people).
Builds organizational capabilities to support a high-performance culture through mentoring and developing team members.
Develop and implement plans to enhance the quality of work life within the plant by assuring that open channels of communication exist with employees; participative employee teams are cultivated and trained; and clean, safe working conditions are maintained.
Demonstrate the application of the 8 CIF modules and support related initiatives on daily basis through establishing, maintaining and complying his/her Standard Work and other tools. Participate in Kaizen events, Lean Council and Continuous Improvement teams when required. Generate ideas for improvement according with the local programs. Implement and optimize Lean Management tools. Sustain the ELLS tools (VSM, 5´s, TMP, STW, Set up, Problem Solving, Materials Management and 6 Sigma) to drive the continuous improvement performance when apply.
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:
- 8 years of applicable engineering experience
Working knowledge of engineering, manufacturing, materials/purchasing and quality assurance methods and practices
Deep knowledge of Assembly and Machining equipment, developed and implemented of Assembly and Machining production lines utilizing lean concepts (optimized machine utilization, labor, floor space and material flow)
Strong financial acumen with knowledge of capital equipment analysis, cost accounting, budgeting, project cost analysis and long term maintenance analysis
Position Success Criteria :
Proven ability to think strategically
- Effective Communication
- Nonverbal communication
- Connecting with others
- Conflict resolution
- Coaching for performance
- Dealing with difficult workers
- Managing change effectively
Business Relationships - necessary that an engineer understands the needs of the business, internally and externally, and the impact of his/her activities on the success of the enterprise.
Extension and Application of Learning/Knowledge - basic ability to go beyond the current state of personal knowledge and enhance mental capabilities.
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 NAA North America Auto
Job Level: Individual Contributor
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