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Production Manager

Manufacturing and Production

Production Manager


Amarillo, Texas, United States

Eaton’s Global Energy Infrastructure Solutions (GEIS) division is currently seeking a Production Manager. This role is based at our Amarillo, TX manufacturing site and offers relocation assistance.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $105000.03 - $154000.04 a year.

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:

Position Overview:

You will manage multi-product line manufacturing operations in order to meet or exceed safety, quality, delivery, and efficiency goals across various shifts. This role will develop shift supervisors and hourly employees through teaching, coaching, mentoring, and leadership, as well as manage, direct, plan and coordinate (through Supervisors, & Team Leads) the manufacturing activities of both assembly and machining sections to meet plant objectives, and sales goals.

This role is a key member of the Leadership Team and promotes a plant culture of Continuous Improvement, Lean and Quality to drive change. Job duties support the creation and implementation of Eaton Lean Six Sigma strategies, which will lead to improvements in areas such as employee safety, quality performance, factory margins, product delivery performance and reductions in product/process variation.

Essential Functions Include:

  • Work cross-functionally to create a robust value stream map for the machining and assembly value stream and assigned product lines for both current and future state
  • Lead a team of direct & indirect reports to implement improvements to efficiencies & productivity in the area
  • Work collaboratively with relevant stakeholders to deliver a strategy for current and future business needs for these product lines
  • Build capability of value stream group leaders/members to drive improvements & accountability
  • Review existing processes/systems and drive implementation of improvements using lean CI tools
  • Prepare the Profit Plan and manage costs within that Profit Plan
  • Develop departmental performance targets & ensure KPIs are met
  • Own the supply chain relationship, coordinating with both vendors and customers
  • Perform other duties as assigned by direct manager


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum five (5) years of related experience including increasing responsibility and leadership of projects in a manufacturing environment
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations, Engineering, or related field of study from an accredited institution
  • SAP business system experience
  • Supply Chain experience, particularly in planning
  • Lean Six Sigma experience
  • Machining experience
  • Change management experience
  • Process management experience


Position Criteria:

  • Up to 10% Travel
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills as well as planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus
  • Ability to effectively present results and recommendations
  • Proactively implement, promote, and maintain a Zero Incident Safety Culture, through diligence in accident prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance, and rule enforcement.
  • Support New Product Development projects as needed. Ensure robust lean / Quality principles are incorporated in new manufacturing / distribution processes

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