Eaton Corporation Continuous Improvement Manager in South Bend, Indiana
Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking a Continuous Improvement Manager to join our team. This position is based at our South Bend, IN facility. Relocation assistance will be provided.
As a member of the South Bend Team, you will be responsible for leading deployment of the continuous improvement tools and processes of the Eaton Business System, including Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF) and Eaton Lean Six Sigma (ELSS) in support of overall plant objectives.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
In this function, you will:
Serve as a member of the South Bend team, fulfilling duties and providing input for strategy, direction & continuous improvement.
Partner with Operations and Support Functions to develop plans to identify and address current and future challenges through use of Lean & CI tools.
Support Continuous Improvement Framework deployment (visual controls, process standardization, standard work, Gemba walks, manning strategy, daily accountability, process checks and CI for everyone).
Integrate ELSS tool deployment through tool experts (Value Stream Mapping, 5S+, Standard Work, TPM, Setup Reduction, Error Proofing, and Flow).
Plan and support successful kaizen / Rapid Improvement Events (RIE).
Ensure capability and sustainability through Lean & CI training.
Conduct performance reviews to improve organizational performance.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
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.
Basic (Required) Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Minimum 3 years of continuous improvement experience in a manufacturing environment
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
Lean/Six Sigma certification
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: Operational Excellence
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH NAT North America Truck
Job Level: Individual Contributor
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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % 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.
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