Eaton Corporation Operations Manager in Los Angeles, California

The Operations Manager is responsible for leading assembly and test operations including, shipping and receiving with output in excess of $140M annually and leadership for salaried and hourly employees. This role drives continuous improvements in production, quality, and safety through the framework of the Eaton Business System (EBS). The Operations Manager champions the application of BOS, lean, employee involvement, and teamwork.

Champion a culture change within the workforce of teamwork, employee involvement, and continuous improvement through High Performance Work Teams (HPWTs).

Drive continuous improvement through the use of EBS, Lean, and HPWTs.

Achieve revenue increase through the execution of monthly production plans resulting in on-time delivery performance and reduction of past due backlog.

Effectively manage plant assets through leadership of maintenance and facilities resources.

Achieve labor productivity, reduction of overtime and lead cost reduction efforts to drive factory cost take out.

Manage site capital planning and execution processes.

Lead cross-functional teams to establish processes to improve ATP first pass yield.

Champion implementation of MESH to achieve improvement in year over year safety performance measures.

Champion implementation of Lean in all areas of the offices and factory.

Train and develop the operations team leaders.



  • Bachelor’s degree required in business or related field.

  • Minimum 5 years experience of managing production in a manufacturing environment.

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee


  • Master’s Degree preferred

  • Aerospace experience a plus


  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing concepts and tool sets

  • Understanding of manufacturing technologies and processes

  • Ability to direct and lead cross-functional process improvement teams

  • Ability to multi-task and work under pressure and deadlines

  • Knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic is preferred

  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts (production planning, scheduling, purchasing, supplier selection, inventory control, logistics, stockroom operations, and shipping/receiving)

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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico

Travel: Yes, 25 % 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.