Job was saved successfully.
Job was removed from Saved Jobs.

Job Details

Operations Manager


District Manager


Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Eaton’s Global Energy Infrastructure Solutions (GEIS) division is currently seeking an Operations Manager. This role is based at our manufacturing facility in Washington, PA and offers relocation assistance.

As the electrical industry's global leader for explosion proof and hazardous environments, Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business is constantly pushing forward and looking ahead, advancing electrical and instrumentation products in new and innovative ways. Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Business manufactures over 100,000 products for NEC and IEC applications, including: conduit fittings and cable glands, industrial control and electrical apparatus, enclosures, industrial luminaires (including LED), plugs and receptacles, drilling and marine products, commercial construction and solar solutions. Washington, PA is the home of the Eaton Crouse-Hinds commercial outlet box facility which manufactures steel boxes, covers, and pre-fabricated electrical assemblies. Manufacturing 1.3 million units per week, this highly automated and fast paced environment places a high value on talented professionals that are focus on problem solving and efficiency.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $101250.0 - $148500.0 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:

This position will be responsible for managing, directing, planning, and coordinating of the Steel department. As our business expands, this position would represent the operational side of the business through its growth. With responsibility to oversee 4 supervisors and ~100 direct and indirect workers, you are gaining experience to move into increasingly dynamic and strategic roles within Eaton.

In this function you will:

  • Through frequent contact with Plant Manager and other members of management, participate in planning and/or decision making in matters concerning financial and operational problems, inventory control, plant policy and facility/maintenance issues and staffing.
  • Coordinate execution of manufacturing schedules and priorities within the production plan to satisfy customer requirements.
  • Maintain and track adequate metrics to ensure levels of performance are known and improved upon.
  • Identify and implement methods and practices to achieve steady improvement in efficiency, quality, service, and continuous improvement in operating profits.
  • Implement and enforce all policies, practices, and benefits to ensure fair and equitable treatment of all people working at the facility.
  • Communicate and demonstrate the Eaton best practices, ethics, values, and philosophy such that these cultural attributes are incorporated throughout the organization.
  • Develop, motivate, and coach employees as necessary, including performance management.
  • Develop and maintain excellent working relationships with customers, supplies, contractors, and key intra-company people to effectively manage the operation for best results.
  • Ensure thorough training and daily audits that safe practices are constantly employed throughout the facility.
  • Ensure all functional areas have accurate, timely information.
  • Actively participate in cross-functional company-wide teams to assist in driving quality improvements, process improvements, business system enhancements and process standardization.
  • Review order exception reports to identify root cause and takes appropriate corrective action.
  • Assist in the creation of training plans and programs and promote cross-training opportunities.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited Institution
  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in an Operations or Manufacturing environment
  • Minimum two (2) years of leadership experience
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Business.
  • Master’s degree or MBA
  • Experience with Lean/Six Sigma.
  • Experience leading Continuous Improvement initiatives.
  • Direct managerial experience within Operations or Manufacturing environment.
  • Stamping or Tooling experience


Position Criteria:

  • Applied working knowledge and experience with manufacturing procedures/practices, Lean/Six Sigma, safety and quality assurance, Manufacturing/Industrial Engineering, Inventory Control, Purchasing and Production Planning
  • Leadership style which drives accountability
  • Ability to clearly express ideas to direct, motivate and train team members
  • Communicate clearly to all levels of the organization concerning production, quality, safety, product design, etc. to ensure that manufacturing goals are met
  • Experienced with Visual Management systems

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.

Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call us at 1-[Register to View] to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number.

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.