Eaton Corporation Plant Manager - Commercial Vehicle in Shenandoah, Iowa
The primary function of this position is to direct the daily operations and support services of the site. Overall responsibility for leading plant teams in achieving production schedule, product quality, product cost, and employee safety goals. Provides leadership to all functional and service groups to meet customer requirements. Drives performance to achieve or exceed financial plans and strategic goals. Leverages resources and motivates personnel to create high performance and team based culture.
Provide leadership, direction and manage site operations to include manufacturing, operational excellence, materials, quality, EHS and human resources
Develop, implement and review suitable short and long range plans to achieve assigned Plant and group objectives such as the profit plan, strategic plan, human resource organizational capability plan and forecasts based on customer
Coordinate and direct through managers, all functions of facility operations, including but not limited to manufacturing, asset utilization, inventory control, maintenance, cost control, manpower utilization, work standards and administration
Responsible for contributing to the development of all plant policies, consistent with the direction of the overall Eaton organization
Review, maintain, control, implement corrective action and regularly report on the financial progress of the plant within the assigned group to maintain profit plan expectations
Implementation and adherence to the Eaton Business System, Eaton Quality System, and Eaton Lean Six Sigma
Foster an environment of Employee Engagement by embracing Continuous Improvement culture tools
Ensure that Eaton policies, practices and initiatives are implemented and followed
Ensure compliance with all government, financial, environmental and labor regulations
Represent Eaton in local organizations and community service activities
Drives customer satisfaction, cost of quality, inventory, productivity, organizational development and other operations metrics of the facility
Develops and maintains innovative and effective cost reduction programs throughout operations
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Minimum 7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment
Minimum 5 years of experience as a manager of people
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
Understanding of manufacturing technologies and processes
Knowledge of financial concepts and techniques utilized to manage plant operations
Ability to direct and lead cross-functional teams
Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (Six Sigma) concepts and tool sets Knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic
Understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, scheduling, purchasing, supplier selection, inventory control, logistics, stockroom operations, and shipping/receiving
Understanding of commercial vehicle markets
Master’s degree from an accredited institution
Six Sigma Blackbelt Certification.
Prior work experience in different operational functions
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Job: Manufacturing & Operations
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH NAT North America Truck
Job Level: Manager
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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