Eaton Corporation Value Stream Manager, Assemblies in El Paso, Texas
Eaton’s Electrical Sector is currently seeking a Value Stream Manager - Assemblies to join our team.
The Value Stream Manager - Assemblies within the CRDS (Commercial & Residential Distribution Systems) organization is responsible for:
Leading efforts within the business to industrialize and produce new and existing products, develop operational capability, lead cost out and quality improvement programs, and lead business and manufacturing process development related to the assembly of electronic circuit breakers in automated high-speed production lines. The position leverages industry leading project management techniques and Eaton business system tools.
In this role you will:
Lead industrialization processes according to published best practices with the objective of achieving flawless execution, leverage EBS tools and lead process technologies including Industry 4.0.
Deploy industrialization practices such as Lean/6 sigma, DFM/A, APQP, and cost modeling software for products within the value stream to optimize operating costs and inventory levels.
Work within various engineering teams to address manufacturability of new/existing products, within the framework of PROLaunch
Work with process subject matter experts to incorporate best practices in areas such as automated product assembly and test, parts production (e.g. molding and stamping), and leveraging of supplier management approaches.
Perform cost and investment analyses to assist operations teams in the selection of appropriate manufacturing approaches including complete value stream costs and benefits including supply chain, make vs buy, internal production processes, and logistics.
Develop PROLaunch documentation and prepare work packages for review by divisional functional leadership. Prepare periodic status review and present to senior leadership.
Maintain budget control for assigned capital and expenses; track and forecast spending in coordination with division Finance staff.
Provide a safe working environment for all employees and facilitate the Management of Environment, Health and Safety initiatives.
Define, track, and report key business measures related to the Value Stream and product line.
Manage and direct all production activities.
Manage and direct all Value Stream engineering activities under the functional support and direction of Manufacturing engineering and OPEX
Prepare short term and long-term business plans that drive for a focus on customer satisfaction.
Participate in the development of the Plant Strategic Alignment.
Actively support the marketing/sales and product development plans.
Actively promote the development and deployment of improved manufacturing processes that positively impact safety, quality, productivity, profitability, and market share under the functional support and guidelines of Manufacturing, Engineering, and Operational Excellence
Assure that production operations embrace the Eaton Business System (EBS). Lead plant through continuous improvement events, to drive higher levels of performance within the Eaton Quality Management System (EQS) and the Eaton Lean Six-Sigma (ELSS) business tools.
Actively sponsor and support all lean deployment activities
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
BS in Engineering/Technology from an accredited institution required
Engineering background with the ability to work a cross a functional team setting, with the ability to effectively influence and impact across work groups at all levels in the organization.
Minimum of 5 years’ experience with knowledge or familiarity with the following:
ProLaunch NPI; PROLaunch STP
Continuous Improvement/ Lean
Industrialization experience of products
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
Advanced degree in Engineering/Business preferred, additional post graduate academic studies in Operations Management a plus
Strong Leadership Competencies (Leveraging Resources, Vision and Purpose, Strategic Thinking, Accountability)
Able to manage multiple projects/programs simultaneously
Strong problem solving and creativity skills
Highly automated mass volume operations management experience
Experience in strategic and annual planning
Experience with project planning
Experience in international operations support
Experience with working with suppliers
Bi-lingual, English and Spanish
Experience with CIF, Lean, Six Sigma, Quality Management Systems, and EHS implementations associated with highly automated mass volume operations
Financial acumen and experience with business case development
Working knowledge of business management systems (MRP, order management)
Working knowledge of sustainability issues
Has led major improvement initiatives without direct reporting authority
Effective communicator within environments ranging from shop floor kaizen teams to operations leadership stakeholder groups.
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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ES CRDS RESI Residential
Job Level: Manager
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
Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.