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3+ months agoPontypool, United Kingdom

Job Summary:

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As a CI Manager (Tiger Team) you will provide leadership to Critical Systems Division by driving applicable Eaton Business System tools including Strategy Deployment (EBS Pull), Operations Assessment (OpA), Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF), and Eaton Lean Six Sigma (ELSS) to invigorate the continuous improvement culture throughout our businesses. This critical role will partner with sites and businesses to identify, and implement solutions to unique situations or problems.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Troubleshoot critical business issues - Analyse and improve manufacturing, functional and business processes using Lean and Six Sigma methods & tools, real-time problem-solving techniques and other statistical and quality improvement tools
  • Lead and/or facilitate Eaton Lean Six Sigma (ELSS) projects, Eaton Business System (EBS) strategy deployment, Operations Assessment (OpA), and deploy ELSS through tactical activities and facilitation of kaizen events at identified sites
  • Develop ELSS / CI deployment procedures, policies and own sharing of best practices across the division
  • Support development of site/business ELSS knowledge, coach & grow regional talent on Continuous Improvement (CI) competencies
  • Support key business segment's cost effectiveness projects & actions, product cost reduction initiatives, ensure achievement of business benefits determined in each project
  • Lead, facilitate, coach, support Needle Mover projects, Rapid Improvement Events (RIE), Business Process Improvement (BPI) projects, including non-Cost-out CI projects and special or turn-around CI projects
  • Initiate operating principles that focus on process standardization, visual factory, Daily Accountability and Tier meetings
  • Mentor & support candidates of Lean/Six Sigma Certification programs throughout the certification process.
  • Prepare and conduct ELSS related training for sites/functions and develop on-site ELSS knowledge
  • Support the site ELSS /CIF assessment and calibrate for Opportunities for Advancement (OFA)


Basic Qualifications:

  • 10 years of experience leading manufacturing operations and or continuous improvement
  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited educational institution
  • Green Belt certification

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience of Business Process Improvement in facilitating projects for IT, HR, Finance, SCM, Sales & Marketing and other non-manufacturing functions is preferred
  • Subject matter expert in specified manufacturing process such as Metal Stamping, Plastics injection, system assembly and electronics/electrical manufacturing process
  • Black Belt certification


  • Flexibility to travel at least 50% to our various manufacturing locations
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of resource, capacity planning and MRP systems
  • Demonstrated ability to use Lean and Six Sigma tools and deliver projects in an operational environment
  • Strong communication and influencing skills enabling visible and collaborative leadership
  • Ability to lead effectively and drive alignment across a complex global matrixed environment
  • Flexibility and resilience, adapting plans to changing circumstances while maintaining strength and resolve
  • Demonstrated experience in building organizational capabilities through talent acquisition, training and development, and a motivational leadership style that delivers increasing levels of performance
  • Experience in driving enterprise-wide scale change effort

Client-provided location(s): Cwmbran NP44, UK
Job ID: Eaton-12925Cwmbran
Employment Type: Other