OPEX & Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Eaton

3.9

(36)

Cwmbran, United Kingdom

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    Position summary

    problem-solving competencies exists within all areas of the business, and ensures these skills are demonstrated through the delivery of the Kaizen and A3 schedule. Supports the Industry 4.0 strategy definition and execution.

    Job Responsibilities:

    • Assist the plant's journey towards model plant by leading core operational excellence self-assessments and ensuring timely closure of actions, sustainment of improvements and sufficient improvement trajectory is met.

    • Drive core operational excellence processes across the plant to implement: Eaton Business System, Eaton Lean Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement framework to support product line and operational strategies.

    • Manage, organize, and lead Continuous Improvement, through training programs, Rapid Improvement Events, Kaizen programs, A3s and lean tool implementation, reporting out operational metric improvements and cultural metrics such as employee engagement.

    • Lead the EBS Pull annual strategic planning cycle, develop annual site value stream map, facilitate in the plantwide development and prioritisation of deriving projects, and report out project results monthly across multiple platforms.

    • Provide Lean and EBS tools Training in the plant to all levels of the organization and ensure that resources and materials are developed, updated, and sustained through CIF. Leverage training resources to ensure the adequate competencies and skills to deploy ELSS in the plant (including the deployment of auditors and assessors).

    • Lead the weekly CI Council as per standard agenda to ensure all actions/metrics associated with assessments (OpA, ELSS, CIF etc.) and Continuous Improvement projects are completed in a timely manner and if not re-prioritised to ensure completion. Identify skills gaps and organise training to close the gaps.

    • Closely working with the management team, develop and implement system optimisation, lean culture, process improvements plan and strategies, operation excellence and cultural change plans, productivity initiatives and other programs leading to significant improvements in Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, Cost, Productivity, and overall customer satisfaction. Define Continuous Improvement policies, practices, and procedures at Plant level.

    • Drive the change management necessary to implement effective programs in continuous improvement field, focusing on increasing organizational effectiveness.

    • Identify and promote transferable practices and process improvement opportunities which can be imported and exported to and from the plant. Present the results of transferable practices during the monthly divisional CI call.

    • Drive the plant's cost out initiative by hosting deck building events, pulsing project owners and ensuring individual cost out targets are met through timely delivery of cost out initiatives.

    • Engineering Team Management:

    • Ensure smooth NPI product launches via Eaton standard ProLaunch process.

    • Define timeline for NPI projects in line with available resources and ensure execution of the relevant APQP/PPAP process steps with his/her team.

    • Leads the engineering team (Manufacturing Engineer, Test Engineering team, CI Engineer) to provide optimal support to all departments according to specific responsibilities.

    • Develop test systems to ensure the quality of production processes and final products.

    • Develop capable processes and Standard Work within manufacturing engineering and manufacturing operations.

    • Define capital expenditure requirements (CAPEX) for projects, ensures timely execution.

    • Supports the activities carried out within the company in the areas of occupational health and safety management, emergency situations and environmental management.

    • Contributes to the improvement of production efficiency through analysis and planning of cell and shop floor area design.

    • Work with the EHS Manager to establish and implement safety procedures in the workplace. This involves analysing the risks of various methods and tools and creating protocols to reduce hazards and protect the team from potential accidents.

    • Conduct performance reviews for their teams to ensure productivity and help members develop their careers.

    Qualifications/skills:

    • Bachelor's degree in engineering or equivalent in related area is required.

    • 5-10 years' experience in Production Engineering

    • Experience in technical management and quality management as well as LEAN system"

    • Lean 6 Sigma Green / Black belt.

    • APQP/PPAP certification.

    • Analytical / statistical tools and methods.

    • Knowledge of relevant standards, e.g. ISO9001/14001.

    • Ability to lead and mentor a team.

    • Change and Project Management.

    • Ability to influence without a direct reporting line.

    What We Offer You

    • Competitive compensation and benefits package

    • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

    • We make your aspirations matter - Eaton encourages internal promotion, whenever possible

    • We make your growth matter - 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

    • We make your contributions matter - reliability, safety, efficiency, and sustainability are at the core of our dedication to improving people's lives and the environment through power management technologies.

    • We make your wellbeing matter - We put your health and safety first. Wellness at Eaton is more than a program, it's about changing the environment by offering the right tools to help empower employees to make that happen.

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    Why you should apply for a job to Eaton:

  • 4.2/5 in supportive management
  • 72% say women are treated fairly and equally to men
  • 78% would recommend this company to other women
  • 73% say the CEO supports gender diversity
  • Ratings are based on anonymous reviews by Fairygodboss members.
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands
  • Strong community involvement with a donation matching program
  • Competitive compensation packages