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OPEX Manager at Eaton Corporation

OPEX Manager

Eaton Corporation Columbus, OH (On Site) Full-Time
**Eaton's Electrical Sector is currently seeking an** **Operations Excellence Manager** **to join our team. This position is based at our Santa Ana, CA facility.**

**Relocation is offered!**

**Position Overview:**

The Operations Excellence Manager leads the Operations Excellence function for the Santa Ana facility, reporting to the plant manager as a leadership team member. This role will own facility-wide capital project deployment, continuous improvement, cost-out and other operations excellence initiatives.

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:**

+ Lead Eaton Business System implementation and EBE Assessments in partnership with Plant Manager.

+ Foster an environment that promotes Eaton's goals, philosophies, and encourages continuous improvement.

+ Lead implementation of Lean Manufacturing concepts and Lean tools throughout the enterprise, including continuous improvement framework (CIF) lean six sigma, value stream mapping, structured problem solving, root cause analysis, 5s+, work instructions, etc.

+ Evaluate, analyze and improve operations and engineering processes using fundamentally sound manufacturing principles to ensure excellence in safety, efficiency, productivity, cost reduction and quality.

+ Lead facilities and operations maintenance programs through preventive maintenance, planned facilities maintenance, and management of facilities direct and contract personnel.

+ Direct capital improvement program across multiple manufacturing facilities including manufacturing equipment, facility enhancements and new product start-ups.

+ Foster a continuous improvement culture throughout the business by creating, leading and communicating opportunities for quality, productivity, flow and safety improvement.

+ Support new product development with manufacturing feasibility and industrialization activities including production layout, materials and costing for new products.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.


**Required (Basic) Qualifications:**

+ Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited educational institution

+ Minimum three (3) years' experience managing direct reports and manufacturing / operational process

+ Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

**Preferred Qualifications:**

+ 3-5 years' experience in manufacturing engineering in a high mix / low volume manufacturing environment

+ Advanced degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution

+ Experience with MRP systems (SAP)

+ Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications

+ Experience with Microsoft Project

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.

At Eaton, we strive to provide compensation and benefits that attract, engage, and retain the best talent. This includes competitive pay and a variety of benefit programs for eligible employees.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $94,100 - $130,000 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.


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
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Eaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power - today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we're accelerating the planet's transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world's most urgent power management challenges, and doing what's best for our stakeholders and all of society. Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. We reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serve customers in more than 170 countries.

Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.

Eaton is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and non-discriminatory at all levels, reflecting the diversity of our customers and the varied environments in which we conduct business around the world. Our success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best people unlimited by race, color, social or economic status, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any protected status. Eaton follows relevant non-discrimination laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. It is the policy of the Company to make all decisions regarding employment, including hiring, compensation, training, promotions, transfers, or lay-offs, based on the principle of equal employment opportunity as defined above.

**Job: Operational Excellence**

**Region: North America - US/Puerto Rico**

**Organization: CPDI PDI**

**Job Level: Manager**

**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?: Relocation from within hiring country only**

**Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time**

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