Eaton Corporation Manufacturing Director, ES APAC in Shanghai Shi, China


Provide functional oversight for the regional manufacturing strategy and initiatives .


Work closely with Business and Operation Leaders to develop and implementation of the regional manufacturing strategy, roadmap and budget


Lead effort around development of new /standardized technologies and manufacturing system/processes/equipment to support the product lines.


Develop and maintain an atmosphere which fosters mutual respect and continuous improvement in every discipline.


Deliver cost out initiatives and manufacturing productivity improvement


Develop high performance team & workforce to achieve & sustain manufacturing excellence performance


Develop business and technical infrastructure to rollout new manufacturing technologies


Provide environmental, health, safety and security leadership to locations by supporting the EHS initiatives including machine guarding, electrical testing and others manufacturing safety related matters.



Support major NPD projects and transfer projects and troubled sites

Manufacturing: Process/Manufacturing, Equipment Test, IE, Facility Engineering

  • Manufacturing Strategy, Technology & system: Manufacturing type (manufacturing equipment & process roadmap & standardization, MES)

  • Manufacturing footprint: Existing footprint optimization, future footprint discovery, core & non core processes

  • Manufacturing excellence: CI, ELSS, Automation, DFM, DFT, Machine guarding, Electrical test

  • Manufacturing should cost & resources: Industrial Engineering, standard vs actual time study, line balancing, layout, equipment & DL/IDL planning

  • Manufacturing utilization & Efficiency: LU, equipment & process efficiency, OEE

  • Manufacturing Talent development: BOC for manufacturing group

  • Manufacturing Agility/Flexibility: Establish flexible MFG system that enable to “Flex” the manufacturing cost accordance to volume changes/fluctuation

Key performance indicators:

  • ELSS cost out – follow PP target;

  • Flex Productivity – 100%;

  • Net Manufacturing productivity – follow PP target;

  • Safety – Machine guarding plus electrical testing safety – Follow PP target;

  • Environment – Footprint reduction (Green house gaps, water, electricity, waste) – Follow yearly EHS targets

QualificationsTen plus years’ experience in multiple Operations/manufacturing engineering/advanced manufacturing engineering, CI/LEAN functions.

  • BS in Engineering/Technology required, advanced degree in Engineering/Business preferred, additional post graduate academic studies in Operations Management a plus

  • Significant management experience in a multi-national, matrixed company, which goes to market through multiple channels.

  • Strong Leadership Competencies (Leveraging Resources, Vision and Purpose, Strategic Thinking,

  • Accountability)

  • Strong ability to influence and manage matrixed resources.

  • Ability to drive change and continuous improvement. Must be highly knowledgeable in Lean, Six Sigma.

  • Strong problem solving and creativity skills

  • Excellent communication and collaboration skills.

  • Electrical/Mechanical industrial experience

  • proactiveness, sense of urgency, structural approach problem solving, leadership savvy

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Asia Pacific

Organization: ES APAC Sector

Job Level: Director

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time