Eatons Aerospace Group is currently seeking an Operations & OPEX Manager in Irvine, CA.Reporting to the Plant Manager, this person will provide operational management and Continuous Improvement leadership for the Irvine manufacturing facility with output in excess of $90M annually. This position is responsible for driving the execution and deployment of robust day to day manufacturing processes and continuous improvement/manufacturing efficiency initiatives across the organization. Additionally, they will also plan, coordinate, and direct Operational Excellence programs designed to ensure the long-term success of strategic business initiatives and related goals; and support programs that our existing programs and components.Position Overview:Responsible for master production scheduling, shop floor planning and flow, inventory management, material handling, systems information flow, root cause analysis, material forecasting, Sales, Inventory, and Operational Planning (SIOP), and On-time-Delivery (OTD).+ Directly manage a salaried team of four direct reports with responsibility to build organizational capabilities within our manufacturing workforce.+ Champion a culture change within the workforce of teamwork, employee involvement, and continuous improvement through High Performance Work Teams (HPWTs).+ Drive continuous improvement through the use of EBS, Lean, and HPWTs.+ Achieve revenue increase through the execution of monthly production plans resulting in on-time delivery performance and reduction of past due backlog.+ Achieve labor productivity, reduction of overtime and lead cost reduction efforts to drive factory cost take out.+ Lead cross-functional teams to establish processes to improve ATP first pass yield.+ Champion implementation of MESH to achieve improvement in year over year safety performance+ Train and develop the operations team leaders.+ Collaborate with the leadership team to lead the development and implementation of the site Lean and Six Sigma strategy, actions, and cross-functional activities via the Continuous Improvement Council.+ Provide Lean and Six Sigma support across the organization to drive short-term and longterm business improvements which includes training, mentoring, facilitating Kaizen events, Six Sigma projects, tool deployment, benchmarking, etc.+ Accountable for identifying and driving Factory Cost Out (FCO) opportunities across the organization+ Other duties as assigned by ManagerWhen we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we as individuals and as a company are stronger. QualificationsBASIC QUALIFICATIONS+ Bachelors degree required in business or related field.+ Minimum 5 years of experience in Operations or Manufacturing.+ No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within 50 miles of Irvine, CA will be considered for this position.+ Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.+ This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS+ Masters degree from an accredited institution.+ Aerospace experience a plus+ Minimum 2 years of prior Management experience+ Six Sigma Green or Black BeltPosition Criteria:+ Ability to multi-task and work under pressure to meet deadlines+ Knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic is preferred+ Must possess persuasive skills required of human relations and leadership+ Must be able to express ideas clearly to direct, motivate and train subordinates+ Must be able to communicate clearly to management, professionals, exempt and non-exempt employees in all matters concerning production, quality, safety and product design+ Extensive knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma techniques+ Strong knowledge of business systems and manufacturing processes requiredTravel Requirements: 10%Geographical Area of Responsibility: This position will be based out of Irvine, CA.We are 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.We make what matters work. Everywhere you lookfrom the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every dayyoull find one thing in common. It all relies on power. Thats why Eaton is dedicated to improving peoples 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. Were ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and were 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 & OperationsRegion: North America US/Puerto RicoOrganization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control SystemsJob Level: ManagerSchedule: Full-timeIs remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: NoDoes this position offer relocation?: NoTravel: Yes, 10 % of the TimeEaton 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.