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Production Manager

Manufacturing and Production

Production Manager


Windsor, Connecticut, United States

Eaton’s Global Energy Infrastructure Solutions (GEIS) Airport Lighting Products (ALP) division is currently seeking a Production Manager. This role is based out of our Windsor, CT facility. ALP comprises a wide range of products and solutions that illuminate the way for safe and reliable airfield operations. Our products are used in demanding harsh and hazardous environments. Quality and delivery are paramount to our customers’ success.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $105225.03 - $154330.04 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:

What you’ll do:

Our Production Manager will develop strategic direction and lead manufacturing resources to ensure production objectives are met according to Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Productivity metrics.

In this role you will:

  • Lead the team to achieve Eaton and our Customer’s operational performance objectives.
  • Consistently attain and exceed financial objectives, including shipments, profitability, absorption, work in process inventory, and labor productivity.
  • Lead & implement Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF) tools.
  • Develop and maintain a trained, quality-centered manufacturing workforce.
  • Drive workforce engagement, positive employee relations, and create a high-performance work force.
  • Foster a culture that promotes the Eaton Quality System and Eaton Leadership Model
  • Drive value stream approach throughout, working collaboratively and cross-functionally to get results through others inside and outside the organization.
  • Direct the planning for current and future requirements for material, manpower, equipment, and space to manufacture and distribute effectively, efficiently, and profitably.
  • Achieve expectations established as part of the annual budget and annual performance goals. Take corrective actions when required to ensure expectations are achieved.
  • Hire, lead, and develop personnel to achieve their career objectives while delivering production objectives.
  • Develop and deploy strategic initiatives to drive consistent and continuously improving operational results – across safety, quality, delivery, inventory, and productivity.
  • Maintain oversite and accountability for ensuring preventative maintenance processes are followed.
  • Measure, drive actions, and report operational performance in Operating Reviews, Staff Meetings, and in Daily accountability meetings.
  • Ensure operational resiliency and flexibility by coordinating and tracking cross-training activities, skill development programs, labor productivity, and manufacturing capacities.
  • Deploy Environmental Health and Safety initiatives to support a Zero Incident Culture.



Basic (Required) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution OR a minimum of five (5) years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 2 years of supervisory experience.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
  • No relocation is offered for this position. All candidates must currently reside within 50 miles of Windsor, CT to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a complex Make to Order or Project Based Business
  • Superior working knowledge of advanced Microsoft Applications, SAP, and MRP Systems
  • Leadership experience in a high accountability culture and metrics driven environment.
  • Environmental Health & Safety initiatives experience



Position Criteria:

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities and responsibilities
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact well with employees at all levels
  • Discretion in working with confidential and sensitive materials and situations as well as good business judgment
  • Ability to Develop and Articulate Long Term Operational Strategy
  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail
  • Knowledge of State and Federal laws, regulations, and standards
  • Ability to motivate a team for maximum results.
  • Strong organizational and work management skills
  • Demonstrated ability to motivate a team for maximum results.

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We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.