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Eaton Corporation Sr. Production Supervisor 2nd shift. in Tijuana, Mexico

Eaton’s Aerospace division is currently seeking a High-Performance Work Team Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Tijuana facility.

The High-Performance Work Team Manager is responsible for overseeing and leading all activities associated with manufacturing, new product introduction and/or production of deliverable product to meet customer expectations. The leader monitors and manages hourly, indirect and salaried resources in the assignment of work responsibilities, development, and alignment of resources to load. The position drives safety, quality & continuous improvement in production while utilizing the framework of the Eaton Business System (EBS) and the Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF).

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.

Some activities related with the position will be:

  • Champion a culture change through the framework of High Performance Work Teams (HPWTs).

  • Lead a multifunctional team (from 15 up to 25 Head Count) to achieve High 5 metrics, improve manager effectiveness & employee engagement.

  • Drive continuous improvement and application through the use of EBS, BOS, CIF, and HPWTs.

  • Lead Tier 1 & Tier 2 meetings to impulse, follow up and support Eaton Tijuana initiatives such as: Near Miss, Coaching Card, JSA, Near Scape, IDEAS, E-Star, Cost-Out, Poke Yokes, LPA, Gemba.

  • Achieve key BOS metrics including HIGH 5: TRCR, On-Time Delivery, DPPM, Gross utilization, and Efficiency of the product line.

  • Lead by example – be a positive role model

  • Actively engage and recognize employees

  • Empower employees – drive decision making down through organization.

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:

  • Responsible for High-5 metrics for assigned value stream.

  • Employee Engagement

  • Manager Effectiveness

  • Milestone Attainment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Computer Skills: Excel, MS Outlook, PowerPoint

  • Additional Knowledge and Skills Required:

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; strong leadership, coaching and influence management skills; ability to balance multiple priorities

  • Additional Knowledge and Skills Desired:

  • Lean manufacturing / Operational Excellence skills in 5S+, Value Stream Mapping, Standard Work, Visual Management, process focused

  • Internal candidates: Eaton Leadership Competency ratings of at least a “3”, with a preference of “4” ratings in BOC and Leadership Style

  • Problem solving skills (e.g. 8-D, PDCA’s, A3)

  • Intrinsically motivated, champion of change, visionary

  • Life-long learner; promotes a learning culture

Position Success Criteria:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent required

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Manufacturing/Operations

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience leading others

  • Proficient in reading and writing English

  • Customer Focus (internal and external)


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: Latin America

Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

Job Level: Individual Contributor

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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