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As a power management company with 2020 sales of $17.9 billion, Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. We have approximately 97,000 employees across the world and sell products to customers in more than 175 countries.

Our company is organized into two main business sectors to best serve end markets. The Electrical Sector with 2020 sales of $11.38B, and the Industrial Sector, comprised of our Aerospace, Hydraulics and Vehicle groups, with 2020 sales of $6.47B.

Our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services.

Senior Manager – Industry 4.0 and Advanced Manufacturing

Location: multiple Eaton locations possible across EMEA - This role can be based at any Eaton facility

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

Develop and implement strategy for the incorporation of Industry 4.0 and advanced manufacturing technologies within the Electrical Sector EMEA business. The primary focus is the adoption of industry 4.0 concepts of interconnectivity, flexible automation, machine learning, and real-time data to create a more data driven ecosystem that can rapidly respond to challenges throughout the entire value stream. The scope encompasses IIoT, smart manufacturing, connected systems, big data and marriage of physical production and operations with smart digital technology. Responsibilities include successful management of scope, cost/resources, schedule, subcontract management, performance management and change management of various assigned projects.

MAIN FUNCTIONS:

+ Provide Subject Matter Expertise and overall Program Leadership of Industry 4.0 and Advanced Manufacturing for Electrical Sector EMEA.

+ Work with senior leaders and site leadership to develop strategies, goals, objectives, resource, CAPEX, planning and communication/change management for the transformation of ES EMEA into an Industry 4.0 organization with connected systems and smart factories throughout.

+ Support Deployment Teams with:

+ Developing detailed deployment plans and schedules by site.

+ Tracking and reporting progress on Industry 4.0 projects to all stakeholders.

+ Celebrating key milestone achievements

+ Measure success through the development and deployment of the industry 4.0 score card to track key performance metrics.

+ Lead prioritisation of application of industry 4.0 technologies across EMEA via deployment of cross divisional councils.

+ Ensure standardisation of technology solutions throughout.

+ Establish standard work for business case development and implementation of advanced technologies

+ Lead organizational development, growing competencies to enable ES EMEA to deploy technologies independently and becoming self-sufficient of outside vendors/integrators.

+ Develop and continuously improve understanding of the advantages of industry 4.0 concepts and technologies and their applicability to various manufacturing and non-manufacturing use cases.

Qualifications

Education level required

+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution

Years and area of experience required:

+ Minimum of 10 years of experience in industrial operations environments

+ Minimum of 5 years of experience in Industry 4.0, IOT or Smart Factory development

+ Plant management experience (preferred)

+ Experience in international operations development (preferred)

+ Experience in strategic and annual planning (preferred)

Technical knowledge:

+ Comprehensive knowledge of Industry 4.0/Smart factories. This includes IoT, Data Acquisition, Machine Learning, Digitalization, Big Data Analytics, Additive Manufacturing and Automation among others.

+ Highly effective Program/Project Management skillsets

+ Experience with 1 or more of Lean, Six Sigma, Quality Management Systems and/or EHS implementations

+ Operations management experience is low mix high volume, high mix low volume and engineered to order environments

+ Working knowledge of business management systems (MRP, order management)

+ Financial acumen and experience with business case development

+ Has led major initiatives across multiple sites and organizational boundaries

+ Understanding of IT infrastructure & system integration

Soft skills

+ Must have the ability to lead others in a matrix environment communicating expectations and requirements internally and externally.

+ Effective communicator within environments ranging from shop floor kaizen teams, to operations leadership stakeholder groups, to business group staff, and Eaton senior leadership

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.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: Sales EMEA

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, 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.

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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.

At Eaton, we value many of the skills and competencies that you gained in your military career. Leadership, discipline, creativity, integrity and teamwork – these are our values too. As we aspire to be a model of inclusion and diversity in our industry, we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique. We create an environment that fosters learning and teaching, allowing employees to reach their full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

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