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Eaton Corporation General Manager, Vehicle Group China & eMobility in Shanghai Shi, China

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team – winning is fun. We are looking forward to a General Manager, Vehicle Group China & eMobility, based in Shanghai, China. In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals. This exciting role offers opportunity to:

  • Responsible for leading the Vehicle business in China for domestic and export business.

  • Lead a substantial P&L within our China Vehicle business, as well the growth of our eMobility business.

  • Have direct oversight for operations, sales performance, market development, customer management, inorganic activity, partner relationships, new product launches and leadership development.

  • Be a highly visible and critical champion in driving market integration and inorganic/organic growth, as well as advancing the business’ competitive position through efficient management of the operations.

  • Be accountable for strategic plans, building organizational capability, driving results and developing high performance culture.


  • Education: Engineering degree; MBA / Master’s degree preferred

  • Prior experience in and possess deep understanding of the China vehicle industry.

  • Strong operations background and has managed manufacturing operations with P&L responsibilities.

  • Minimum 15 years industry experience with at least 5 years P&L experience.

  • Experience in working with multinationals (MNC’s), preferably US -based.

  • Commercial industrial background is preferred with demonstrated ability to develop/execute strategic plans to support business or operational growth. Demonstrated strong track record in leading major strategy projects.

  • Successful development and execution of long- and short-term strategies that lead to accelerated revenue growth in an industrial business. This accomplished through analysis, market segmentation, and prioritization of various products, alliances and acquisition targets, and use of best practice tools to gain a deeper understanding of the value propositions of both existing and new customers and markets.

  • Proven track record of building organizational capability and talent through effective recruiting, training, coaching, development and optimizing organizational design.

  • Strong leadership capabilities.

  • Business acumen with financial skills (P&L and business case analysis)

  • Senior executive communication and presentation skills. Comfortable with public speaking.

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills possess cultural sensitivity.

  • Drive for results and ability to execute.

  • Relationship building skills

Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s 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. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Multi-Function Executive

Region: Asia Pacific

Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Executive

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Eaton 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.