Eaton Corporation High Performance Work Team Manager in Tijuana, Mexico

  • Leads and directs activities of the receiving side team and holds members accountable for actions assigned them.

  • Plans activities based on thorough understanding of external or internal requirements and actively manages plan to incorporate changing business needs and contingencies that may arise.

  • Prioritizes tasks and manages assignments so team activities are balanced and resources are used effectively.

  • Provides leadership to team and becomes their ‘Go To’ person – informs and updates team as and when necessary, involves them in decision making process, delegates responsibility and inculcates accountability.

  • Champion a culture change through the framework of High Performance Work Teams (HPWTs).

  • Lead a multifunctional team (from 15 up to 25 Head Count) to achieve High 5 metrics, improve manager effectiveness & employee engagement.

  • Drive continuous improvement and application through the use of EBS, BOS, CIF, and HPWTs.

  • Lead Tier 1 & Tier 2 meetings to impulse, follow up and support Eaton Tijuana initiatives such as: Near Miss, Coaching Card, JSA, Near Scape, IDEAS, E-Star, Cost-Out, Poke Yokes, LPA, Gembas.

  • Achieve key BOS metrics including HIGH 5: TRCR, On-Time Delivery, DPPM, Gross utilization, and Efficiency of the product line.

  • Lead by example – be a positive role model

  • Actively engage and recognize employees

  • Empower employees – drive decision making down through organization.


  • Technical Knowledge and Skills Required: Computer Skills: Excel, MS Outlook, PowerPoint

  • Additional Knowledge and Skills Required: Strong communication and interpersonal skills; strong leadership, coaching and influence management skills; ability to balance multiple priorities

  • Additional Knowledge and Skills Desired:

  • Lean manufacturing / Operational Excellence skills in 5S+, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Visual Management, process focused

  • Internal candidates: Eaton Leadership Competency ratings of at least a “3”, with a preference of “4” ratings in BOC and Leadership Style

  • Problem solving skills (e.g. 8-D, PDCA’s, A3)

  • Intrinsically motivated, champion of change, visionary

  • Life-long learner; promotes a learning culture

  • Preferred Project Management Certification

  • A thorough understanding of PROLaunch NPD and STP process

  • Engineering degree preferred

  • Bilingual English/ Spanish

  • Excellent communication skills

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Latin America

Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor

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: No

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