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Eaton Corporation Production Manager in South Molton,

Eaton South Molton

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Production Manager

This position is responsible for overall management of a manufacturing cell, focused factory, or workcenter. Overall responsibility for leading manufacturing team in achieving production schedule, product quality, product cost, and employee safety goals. Coordinates with all functional and service groups to meet customer requirements. Drives performance to achieve or exceed financial plans and strategic goals. Leverages resources and motivates personnel to create high performance culture.

  • Manages and directs all manufacturing activities to ensure completion of customer requirements

  • Assesses performance indicators, and takes appropriate actions, to ensure schedule, cost, and quality goals are met

  • Ensures required documentation and/or system transactions are executed to meet customer, manufacturing system, and financial reporting requirements

  • Assures policies, procedures, and other documentation are followed to ensure consistent and compliant manufactured product

  • Provides leadership and commitment in support of continuing improvements in quality, productivity and delivery performance

  • Supports product design organization through new product introduction phase to ensure customer manufacturing delivery times are met

  • Assures that Environmental, Health, and Safety issues are addressed considering local regulations, Eaton policy, and good corporate citizenship

  • Evaluates operational performance of the group in order to facilitate performance management, merit promotions, job transfers, dismissals, commendations, etc.

  • Develops budgets and resource plans, and monitors performance, to achieve product delivery and cost requirements

  • Coordinates and assists with business initiatives, participating on teams in order to drive best practices across enterprise.

  • Develop and implement programs to utilize the elements of EBS to achieve strategic goals of the plant, and profit plan objectives of the plant.

  • Provide leadership that will enable subordinate personnel to develop and deploy the EBS toolbox: Eaton Lean System, Six Sigma

  • Ensure that systems and operations are compliant with prescribed quality system requirement opportunities. Define root causes to scrap and rework and develop permanent corrective action to reduce or eliminate.


Experience Required

  • Knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic

  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, scheduling, purchasing, inventory control, logistics, stockroom operations, and shipping/receiving

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (Six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to materials management

  • Thorough Understanding of manufacturing technologies and processes

  • Knowledge of financial concepts and techniques utilized to establish value propositions of operational changes:

  • Ability to direct and lead cross-functional process improvement teams

  • Multiple years of related professional and Supervisory/Managerial experience

  • An experienced leader who has experience of managing and mentoring teams

  • We are looking for an experienced operational manager with hands on management experience

  • We are looking for a manager that has managed a large team

  • We would welcome candidates from a technical background,

  • Machining experience not essential

What Eaton offers?

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Contract in fast growing global company

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Great promotional opportunities – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are important for us


Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.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: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Manager

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?: Relocation from within hiring region only

Travel: No

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.