Continuous Improvement Manager
Company: Eaton Corporation
Posted on: May 8, 2022
Eaton's B-Line Division is currently seeking a Continuous
Improvement Manager to join our Operational Excellence team. This
position is based at our Worcester, MA facility. Relocation
assistance will be provided.
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. Position
Overview: This position will report to the Worcester Plant Manager
with responsibility for leading Operational Excellence initiatives
across the acquisition, including metal fabrication and assembly
processes. Provides overall management of the Operational
Excellence function by driving business metrics through lean
implementation. Also responsible for warranty and customer quality,
new product quality assurance through ProLaunch and quality
systems, and EBS and ELSS implementation. In addition to plant
focused responsibilities, this role supports PQO-A OPEX initiatives
including the BSC, EBEA, and cost out. Proactively drive continuous
product and process improvement efforts through the implementation
of Quality assurance methods and Lean and Six Sigma Tools. Lead
OPEX integration initiatives at the Worcester Plant and in the
field. Serve as quality liaison with installation and engineering
groups. Responsible for warranty and customer quality functions.
Responsible for new product quality through Prolaunch and quality
systems. Direct the OPEX function to meet plant objectives with a
focus on assembly and fabrication process improvement which include
all aspects of sheet metal fabrication and finishing. In this
function you will:
- Lead Eaton Business System implementation and EBE Assessments
in partnership with Plant Manager.
- Responsible for the collection of data and reporting of the
Balanced Score Card.
- Lead cost out data tracking and analysis.
- Collaborate with OPEX Managers located at other
- Foster an environment that promotes Eaton's goals,
philosophies, and encourages continuous improvement.
- Performs other duties as necessary and deemed pertinent to the
continued success of Company and employee objectives and/or goals
with respect to Operational Excellence.
- General knowledge of Eaton Quality Management System (EQMS).
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds
that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company -
are stronger. Qualifications Basic (Required) Qualifications:
- Bachelor's degree in technical field.
- Minimum of five (5) years of related experience including
management of direct reports in manufacturing and operational
- The candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United
States without company sponsorship, now or in the future.
- Master's Degree preferred.
- CQM or CQE.
- Knowledge with Eaton Business System.
- Experience managing technical resources and sheet metal
fabrication processes (flexible CNC equipment, stamping presses and
dies, brake forming and powder paint lines)
- Proven leadership capability with excellent communication
- Ability to drive results by developing and empowering
- Strong Six Sigma process improvement knowledge and
- Proven experience in process development, implementation and
- Strong analytical skills and understanding of problem-solving
tools/methods (Six Sigma, 8D, etc.), goal setting, and performance
- Proficient knowledge of product assurance methods and quality
systems. Eaton also 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
412-893-3600 or send an email to:
AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com 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. 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:
Region: North America - US/Puerto Rico
Organization: CPDI OPS Operations
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
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
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