Eaton Corporation Continuous Improvement Manager, Doncaster in Doncaster, United Kingdom

Our large plant in Doncaster (Eaton Electrical Systems Ltd) has an excellent opportunity for an experienced Continuous Improvement professional. You will have a strong background in implementing Lean methodology in engineering/ manufacturing environment and excellent leadership capability. This position would enable you to grow to a more senior role within the organisation.

Delivering the most innovative and sustainable lighting and controls products, Eaton provides a complete offering of ambient LED luminaires designed with advanced optical performance, engineered for energy savings and constructed to offer long-lasting durability.

Eaton Doncaster delivers a range of innovative and reliable indoor and outdoor lighting and controls solutions, specifically designed to maximise performance, energy efficiency and cost savings. The Lighting business serves customers in the commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, residential, utility and other markets.

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Essential Functions:

Leading, managing and co-ordinating the continuous improvement programme at the site

Leading change throughout the business via identification and management of projects

Engaging with people at all levels to yield the benefits of continuous improvements

Developing continuous improvement strategy across all functions

Working closely with the leadership team on implementation of Lean strategy and all related activities at the site

Conducting Lean System assessments, planning and managing improvements

Providing Lean support across the organisation, eliminating waste and increasing customer satisfaction, cost reduction and improving financial performance

Providing training and mentoring on both methodologies

Leading the continuous improvements team

Managing simultaneous multiple projects

QualificationsA degree or equivalent in any engineering discipline or business studies

Certified Lean and Six Sigma practitioner (Black Belt desirable), trainer and mentor

Proven experience in leading and implementing Lean in a manufacturing/ engineering corporate environment

Strong project management and operational experience

Strong leadership and change management skills

Proficient communication and influencing skills

Highly driven and results oriented

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Operational Excellence

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA

Job Level: Manager

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

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