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Eaton Corporation Plant Manager in Edmonton, Alberta

Position Overview:

Eaton Corporation has an opening in the Electrical Sector for a Plant Manager, located in our Edmonton Alberta, Canada facility.

Reporting to the Director Operations, the Edmonton Power Center Plant Manager is responsible for managing and directing the Low and Medium Voltage Control Assembly operations to assure attainment of strategic, commercial, operational, financial, quality, and employee-related objectives. Incumbent ensures all Eaton policies and practices are enforced. This includes developing and implementing strategic plans to ensure the plant meets commercial and production goals at optimal costs with strong adherence meeting all Eaton Health, Environmental and Safety policies and practices.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead and motivate a cross-functional team to achieve market and profitable growth in the design, manufacture of Low and Medium Voltage Switchboards and related equipment in an Engineered to order (ETO) environment.

  • Direct and establish objectives for site activities which include margin attainment, capacity and manpower planning, on-time performance, cycle time, and various other commercial and operational metrics for current and forecasted business needs.

  • Engage and provide direction to Sales, Marketing and Quoting teams to assure Eaton Market share in above mentioned products are maintained and exceeded.

  • Coordinate with US Manufacturing plants that produce assemblies for the Canadian market to assure they maintain on time performance.

  • Provide strong leadership in support of Eaton Business Systems and other operational excellence improvement efforts.

  • Develop and execute strategic capital spending plans to assure adequate capacity to meet division and product line growth objectives.

  • Ensure all orders are accurate and compliant with customer specifications and all discrepancies are resolved in a timely manner and shipped on time.

  • Implement Lean manufacturing at a departmental and manufacturing level using lean Six Sigma tools and CI/CIF frameworks

Position Criteria:

  • Knowledge of Quotation Systems, Order Management, Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA) and ERP software such as Oracle, SAP and COGNOS preferred.

  • Proficient in the application, operation and support of engineering and maintenance of electrical distribution power systems and power quality systems of all voltage classes.

  • Working knowledge of all major manufacturers (Eaton, Schneider, ABB, GE & Siemens) electrical products and their applications preferred

  • Demonstrated ability to relate to senior executives and industry peers.

  • Able to travel across Canada and to the United States up to 15%.

  • Directly interact with customer queries and calls when needed


Basic Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 10 years of experience to include operations, materials sales and /or project management.


  • An undergraduate degree is required.


  • Eaton recognizes this role as a critical position within the corporation and will create a compelling package consisting of a base salary, a performance incentive bonus and complete benefits


  • This position is located in our Edmonton Alberta, Canada facility.

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 – Canada

Organization: ESSG CA Canada

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 country only

Travel: Yes, 25 % 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.