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Manufacturing Engineering Excellence Manager




Euclid, Ohio, United States

Eaton’s AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Excellence Manager.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $120075.03 - $176110.04 a year. This position is also eligible for a variable incentive program. Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

The Lean Manufacturing Manager is responsible for managing and implementing Lean Manufacturing principles at the plant level in compliance with the Continuous Improvement Framework and the Eaton Lean System requirements.

  • Leads the Manufacturing Engineering and Continuous Improvement Teams.
  • Supervises product, process, plant manufacturing, assembly, and engineering projects to improve process capabilities, drive down cost, and improve manufacturing capabilities.
  • Supports annual budget preparation through the development of capital projects/expenditures.
  • Drives accountability to maintain timelines, project initiatives, and cost structures. Delegates project workloads and allocate resources to accomplish desired results.
  • Manages the qualification of new products and raw materials to be incorporated into the manufacturing process.
  • Leads assessment and selection of talent for Manufacturing engineering and Continuous Improvement positions.
  • Participates in manufacturing process decisions involving new and existing product lines to assess/improve equipment & capacity.
  • Enforces an environment conducive to continuous improvement in manufacturing. Recommends alternatives for improving production methods, equipment, operating procedures, and working conditions. This includes working closely with cross functional continuous improvement teams.
  • Coordinates manufacturing engineering functional communication among resources to ensure cost, quality, and delivery objectives are met (internal, external, sales/marketing, engineering, design, etc.).
  • Ensures that all compliance expectations are understood, supported, and followed by manufacturing engineering and production personnel.
  • Evaluates reports, decisions, and results of departmental concerns in relation to established goals. Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvement in production efficiency and customer.
  • Drive the CI vision at the plant level and inspire others to connect with the vision by driving a lean culture and implementing lean tools and processes, including gap analysis to current state.
  • Lead Lean Internal Audits including Eaton’s Operational Assessment. Develops implementation plans with Business Team and Operational Leaders post audit (Tactical Plans).


Basic (Required) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of five (5) years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 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.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
  • No relocation is offered for this position. Only candidates who reside within a 50-mile radius of the Euclid, OH facility will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Expert knowledge of Microsoft Office, especially Excel
  • Understanding of organizational behavior, including the ability to build a team, motivate, counsel, and constructively deal with people at all levels.
  • Three to five years’ experience leading Manufacturing Engineers or CI Teams.
  • Experience in a Union Environment.


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