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Machine Shop Manager

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Irvine
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Job Description:

Eaton’s Aerospace Group is currently seeking a Production Manager to join our Manufacturing team in our Irvine, CA. facility.

Relocation will be offered!

Position Overview:

The Manufacturing Production Manager will be responsible for aspect of Manufacturing (machining, deburr, metrology) product line operation, executing the department’s strategy and building organizational capability to achieve Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost and Culture objectives.

The driving focus will be the successful achievement of department objectives through effective deployment of the Eaton Business System and continuous improvement of key processes. This role is also a member of the extended leadership team.

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 you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

  • Serve as an active member of the Irvine extended Leadership team, fulfilling leadership duties cross-functionally and providing input for strategy, direction & continuous improvement.
  • Develop strategic plans in coordination with the site Operations Manager to identify and address current and future challenges for department & plant
  • Anticipate, plan, and execute Manufacturing capacity plans to meet OEM, Interplant, and Aftermarket demand by interacting with SIOP processes
  • Ensure organizational capability through effective development of training and cross-training of machinists
  • Ensure consistent execution of Manufacturing processes through operator adherence to standardized work, Hour by Hour daily accountability and 5S+
  • Reinforce process focus and execution through effective deployment of Continuous Improvement Tools such as visual controls, process checks, daily accountability GEMBA Walks and A3 problem-solving
  • Ensure support functions achieve their process capability & continual improvement through measuring and monitoring performance and root cause problem solving to drive overall Operational improvements
  • Support continuous improvement through effective deployment of assessment and continuous improvement tools such as Value Stream Mapping, EHS Risk Assessments, Work Station Risk Assessment, PFMEAs and other EBS (Eaton Business System) tools
  • Establish processes to involve employees in decision making and continuous improvement and establish trust and credibility through follow up and effective communication forums (e.g. daily startup meetings (Tier Meetings), monthly department meetings)
  • Set goals and manage performance through the APEX for Manufacturing process and ensure alignment of goals from EBS Pull & plant High 5 from Staff to shop floor to drive organizational performance and continual learning and development
  • Support the various Community & Employee Engagement and Inclusion programs (i.e. – Community Outreach, Diversity & Inclusion, Green Team, Health & Wellness)
  • Coordinate the execution of New Product Development throughout the operations in cooperation with Engineering and Quality functions
  • You will resolve employee issues and conflicts in accordance with Eaton’s Values and Philosophies

 

We are 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.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 3-years’ manufacturing experience
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 2 years leadership experience
  • Working knowledge and experience with basic manufacturing tools such as Lean, Six-Sigma, problem solving/decision making, labor balancing and quality management systems (TS, ISO)
  • Strong interpersonal skills used for the review, motivation, and development of direct reports in addition to building relationships with internal and external customers and support teams
  • Demonstrated ability to leverage cross-functional resources to support manufacturing requirements.
  • Strong leadership skills for the ability to communicate and execute a guiding vision to direct reports, meeting all operations objectives per profit plan expectations

Position Criteria:

  • Promote safety and help support a safe working environment
  • Work in a fast-paced, high-stress, detail-oriented environment
  • Hold self and others accountable
  • Apply the following principles and concepts: Manufacturing Process Design, Value Stream Success Factors, Strategy Development & Execution
  • Will drive employee engagement within the department

We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)

We are 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.

#LI-JM3

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: Team Leader/Supervisor
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 hiring country only
Travel: No
Indeed Sponsored Job: IND123-SBNOTengineering

Keywords: Eaton Corporation, Irvine , Machine Shop Manager, Other , Irvine, California

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