Tualatin, Oregon

Eaton’s eMobility division is currently seeking a Program Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Southfield, MI or Tualatin, OR facility. Relocation assistance will be provided.

We make the electric revolution work. Every day, we work to improve people’s lives and the environment by making power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable.

Preparing for the electrified future of mobility 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.

Eaton’s eMobility segment is collaborating with companies around the globe to innovate the transportation technologies of the future, creating efficient vehicles that travel faster, farther, higher and safer at a lower overall cost to the consumer and the environment.

Position Overview:

The Program Manager for eMobility is responsible for the successful execution of product development and industrialization projects and programs that deliver on business case cost and benefit commitments.

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.

In this function you will:

+ Lead cross-functional project teams to drive accountability and performance established for commercial, technical, and manufacturing readiness levels at start of production.

+ Develop and execute comprehensive project management plans that deliver on scope, schedule, and financial commitments. Guide teams from project initiation through planning, executing, monitoring, and closure.

+ Influence and secure baseline business case expectations with key stakeholders in the areas of scope, benefit, cost, assumptions, risks/opportunities, key milestones, and alternate implementation scenarios. Fully understand and articulate business case financials and content.

+ Establish organizational resource management plans that clearly articulate the requirements for core team member, work package approver, and decision gate committee member engagement for the project duration.

+ Build effective cross-functional team dynamics by recognizing individual strengths and weaknesses, providing proactive feedback and coaching, and creating an atmosphere that inspires learning and recognition. Drive a mindset of transparency, proactive risk mitigation and methodical problem solving.

+ Leverage program management standard work processes, tools, systems, and performance measures to provide an operational cadence, agility and transparency during project execution.

+ Establish and execute effective internal and external stakeholder communication strategies that address customer, internal leadership, and core team needs for the duration of a project.

+ Effectively tailor messaging and lead project/program reviews with multiple levels of leadership to enable robust decision making and risk mitigation.

+ Develop negotiation strategies with functional partners that meet business case commitments for both customer and supplier contract management. Ensure effective change management processes and contract language is designed and applied.

+ Engage in new business proposal development by partnering on product strategy and product roadmap initiatives.

+ Strengthen skillsets in cross-functional and operational knowledge areas outside of previous domain expertise (i.e. Engineering, Operations, Supply Chain, and Finance).

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required (Engineering or Business)

+ Minimum of six (6) years of experience in Program Management or a combination of Program Management with Engineering, Quality, Manufacturing/SCM, or Product Development

+ Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship, now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering

+ Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation (PMP)

+ Previous leader of people experience

+ Program Management experience in the automotive industry

+ Experience in Requirements and Risk Management

+ Knowledge of passenger car and commercial vehicle product/markets

+ Knowledge of electronics products and manufacturing processes

+ Software development experience

Position Success Criteria:

+ Demonstrated leadership style that is consistent with Eaton expectations of leaders (ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent, learner). Capable of leading change in a cross-functional environment that requires cross-region, site, and/or global collaboration and span.

+ Proficient in Program and Project Management methodologies processes and tools.

+ Excellent verbal and written communication and presentation skills with the ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations to Eaton and Customer senior leadership.

+ Analytical skills and business acumen.

+ Previous experience in leading projects of various type/scope/risk levels and experience in multiple functional domain areas would be beneficial to success in this role.

+ Experience in multiple functional domain areas.

+ Decision making, motivation, and influence skills

+ Must have a customer focused mindset where the customer perspective is at the forefront of any change, risk, or problem resolution strategy

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.

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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. 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: Program / Project Management

Region: North America – Canada

Organization: VEH EMB eMobility

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 10 % 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.

Tualatin, Oregon

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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