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Operations Program Manager

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: November 21, 2022

Job Description:

**Eaton's Electrical Sector is currently seeking an Operations Program Manager.** This position can be based remotely from a United States home office or can be on-site at an Eaton location.**Position Overview:**As an Operations Program Manager at Eaton, you'll lead complex, multi-disciplinary projects from start to finish - working with stakeholders to plan requirements, manage project schedules, identify risks, and communicate clearly with cross-functional partners across the company. Your projects will often span offices, time zones, and hemispheres. It's your job to coordinate the players and keep them up to date on progress and deadlines.In this role, you will focus on successful execution of Manufacturing projects including strategic footprint initiatives, cost out projects, VAVE projects, and others, as well as improving maturity of program management practice across Manufacturing Ops. You are required to navigate ambiguous challenges requiring fluency in Project Management, change management & communications.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:**+ Manage the Profit and Loss of the operations program(s) and projects. Responsibility, Authority and Accountability (RAA) for every project scope delivery and successful execution within technical, schedule, cost and quality commitments.+ Establish objectives and goals and provides direction to the program and project teams in areas of customer concerns, potential changes in scope and risk assessment. Facilitate the implementation of program management processes at the site, business unit or Division.+ Ensure standard program management processes are utilized and adequate support to the program and project teams by coordinating program management (PM) reviews, preparing & publishing PM metrics and reports.+ Maintain metrics for program progress, quality, technical performance, and delivery through all of the PROLaunch phases.+ Gain the knowledge, experience and leverages the Eaton PROLaunch process, Design and Process Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (FMEA's), Multi-Generational Product Planning (MGPP), SIOP input, and industrialization.+ Assist engineering in product transitioning as well as supporting large transfers of lines and processes between Plants.+ Improvements, updates to the PROLaunch STP (manufacturing footprint transition) process based on lessons learned.+ Act as a change agent to help drive adoption of Eaton's program management PROLaunch processes.+ Provide periodic program updates (Program Status Report - Green/Yellow/Red) of current situation relating to milestones and problem/high risk areas (e.g., technical, cost, and schedule) to the business units as well as divisional, and sector levels.+ Coordinate resources across a range of functional organizations and locations both local and remote during all stages of the project.+ Develop, define, create, and maintain reports and dashboards to monitor the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) and uploads, as appropriate, to portfolio management information system.+ Mentor program management teams (Division, Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Centers of Excellence) to drive standardization of processes and best practices.+ Participate as Program Management lead on Operational Assessments (OpA) of other sites in both Industrial and Electrical Sectors.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 in Supply Chain, Operations or Engineering from an accredited institution+ Minimum 8 years of progressively advancing experience in project management+ Minimum 5 years of professional experience in Manufacturing / Engineering / Supply Chain / Logistics / Warehouse functions+ Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.**Preferred Qualifications:**+ Expert in program management - waterfall. Exposure to agile project management+ Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation (PMP) or equivalent highly recommended+ Extensive experience in process design & development, Value Stream Mapping (VSM), continuous improvement frameworks+ Experience with Business intelligence tools (e.g., Qlik sense, Tableau, Microsoft Power BI, others) a plus+ Experience working in a global and matrixed organization in the electrical, vehicle, technology industry, with insight and sensitivity to cultural influences**Position Criteria:**+ Proven track record of managing and delivering successful enterprise-wide programs, and multi-disciplinary change initiatives - with focus on Operations footprint, Supply Chain, other programs)+ Strong analytical skills and business acumen+ Experience in Risk Management+ Strategic thinker with the ability to make connections across workstreams and matrixed organizations+ Comfort with ambiguity and the ability to logically structure issues and determine recommended resolutions+ Excellent business communications and presentation skills, interpersonal and partnership skills at all levels of the organization, including working with leaders and executives+ Self-motivated team player with the ability to simultaneously drive numerous projects, as well as identify, resolve, and prioritize differing business issues+ Versatile and driven team player with the ability to build relationships and community with coworkers and cross-functional partners+ Must be willing and able to accommodate working with various time zones on a regular basis+ Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal, and analytical skills, including the ability to communicate complex concepts clearly across different audiences and at varying levels of the organization.+ Must be capable of leading effectively in diverse cultural situations+ Must be capable of initiating and providing recommendations and solutions for Senior Leadership Team's review and approval that will achieve desired outcomes and business result.**What you'll get from us:**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)At Eaton, we strive to provide compensation and benefits that attract, engage, and retain the best talent. This includes competitive pay and a variety of benefit programs for eligible employees.The expected annual salary range for this role is $118,000-$165,250 a year.Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview (https://www.eaton.com/content/dam/eaton/company/careers/US%20Benefits%20updated%2010.24.22.pdf) . Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.comEaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power ? today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we're accelerating the planet's transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world's most urgent power management challenges, and doing what's best for our stakeholders and all of society. Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. We reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serve customers in more than 170 countries.Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.Eaton is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and non-discriminatory at all levels, reflecting the diversity of our customers and the varied environments in which we conduct business around the world. Our success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best people unlimited by race, color, social or economic status, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any protected status. Eaton follows relevant non-discrimination laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. It is the policy of the Company to make all decisions regarding employment, including hiring, compensation, training, promotions, transfers, or lay-offs, based on the principle of equal employment opportunity as defined above.**Job: Program / Project Management****Region: North America - US/Puerto Rico****Organization: ES AMER HQ MFGSC****Job Level: Individual Contributor****Schedule: Full-time****Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes - Remote****Does this position offer relocation?: No****Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time**

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