Eaton Corporation Sr. Manufacturing Manager in Tijuana, Mexico

  • Lead operations and engineering department to deliver high quality and operational performance on time. Provide technical advice and guidance to this team; create opportunities for growth and development. Develop culture and grow employee satisfaction, product expertise, etc.

  • Develop organizational capability/capacity and engineering/technical skills among staff to support the site and division strategies and initiatives. Maintain appropriate training programs to assure continuous learning.

  • Develop capability for improved engineering techniques that add value to our products. Develop practices for documented technical standards around best practices and using lessons learned.

  • Develop and implement processes and tools for engineering tasks consistent with industry best practices. Monitor to assure adherence to defined processes.

  • Continuous improvement of resource management, productivity, and first-pass yield. Use of tools including Design for Six Sigma to achieve that end. Budgeting and resource planning. Identify key leading indicators, monitor performance and implement improvements accordingly

  • Participate in the objective planning process for the site; maintain site strategic product and technology roadmaps, CAPEX planning and lead innovations processes supporting those plans.

  • Participate in group Advanced Manufacturing Engineering leadership team. Ensure that potential synergies between the site and other divisional, group, and global engineering sites are identified.

  • Utilize ProLaunch tools such as STP, NPD, and NPI to successfully develop, introduce and transfer product to site.

  • Sponsor the sites Engineering Council with a structured agenda and project plan to develop and coach the engineering organization at the site.

  • Provide site Lean and Six Sigma mentoring.


  • Basic Requirements:

  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in engineering in an aerospace manufacturing environment

  • Minimum 5 years' of direct MOP (manager of people) experience

  • BS Degree in Mechanical, Systems, or Aeronautical Engineering from an accredited institution required

  • Must be bilingual in English and Spanish at least an intermediate level

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience supporting product development and sustainment programs required

  • Experience Lean and Six Sigma Trainer and mentor

  • Previous Aerospace experience preferred.

  • Detail Oriented

  • Excellent written, oral, and interpersonal communication presentation skills and the ability to work well with customers and development team members

  • Strong project management skills

  • Stay abreast of industry technology trends and act as the organizational liaison to universities and industry organizations accordingly

  • Black Belt certified is a plus

  • Team player – results oriented

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Latin America

Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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