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Eaton Corporation Continuous Improvement Manager in Busag, Romania

Busag, Maramures, Romania

Eaton is a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 99,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Do you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people?

Reporting to the Plant Manager and as a member of the plant’s leadership team, you will work with the entire team to lead the development and implementation of the site’s Continuous Improvement strategy, actions, and cross-functional activities

Continuous Improvement Manager

Your key deliverables:

  • Develop with the plant leadership and CI teams’ continuous improvement plans

  • Reinforce the Lean Management culture through Leader Standard Work, Visual Controls, Process Checks and Problem Solving

  • Promote Lean Manufacturing tools deployment through Kaizen and RIE

  • Define standardized Manufacturing Processes and make sure those practices are translated into the ERP Systems

  • Champion of Eaton Lean Six Sigma (ELSS) tools and processes

  • Support annual Operations Assessment (OpA)

  • Spread a learning culture across the Power Distribution Division (PDD) organization that promotes sharing and implementation of transferrable practices across sites

  • Champion-structured problem solving, including the application of PDCA

Responsible for Process standardization– lead together with manufacturing engineering the development of operating system model

  • Coach and support the plant in developing CI roadmap and setting CI goals

  • Drive core Operational Excellence processes across the plant


Are you?

  • Educated at Bachelor degree in technical field?

  • Experienced in Value Stream Mapping (VSM), Continuous Flow Manufacturing, Pull System, Standardized Work, 5S, TPM, Setup Reduction and Error Proofing?

  • Having strong analytical skills and understanding of problem solving tools/methods (six sigma, 8D, and others) and balanced scorecard goal setting process?

  • Knowledgeable in process variation reduction tools?

  • Able to plan, organize and build effective teams and drive for results?

  • A Hands-on person and Change Management agent?

  • Strong communicator, with ability to work with people at multiple levels?

  • Possessing Managerial courage?

  • Fluent in English?

Then we want to hear about you!

What Eaton offers:

  • Contract in fast growing global company

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Great career opportunities – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics are really important for us

  • Culture & Values – We are more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day

  • Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully

  • Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University

Candidate applying to the vacancy may be subject of the background screening.


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: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: PDD Power Distribution Division

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

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.