Eaton Corporation Plant Manager in Nashik, India

  • Provides strategic leadership, driving superior operational and financial results and demonstrating a leadership style that perpetuates the Eaton Values and Philosophy and Code of Ethics.

  • Executes the annual profit plan and ensures that plant meets financial and operating objectives.

  • Aligns functions to best support facility and product lines, ensuring empowerment and functionality across all entities; preserves synergies across groups and facilitates appropriate talent alignment and development, knowledge retention and sharing of best practices.

  • Drives accountability for performance by maintaining prompt and accurate reporting systems on all aspects of plant operations including supply chain management, inventory, labor, and production, shipping and receiving.

  • Partners with Product Management and Engineering for the India Business Unit in developing new products and bringing them to market.

  • Continuously improves the operations through alignment with the Eaton Business System (EBS) with a strong focus on driving a Lean Culture.

  • Drives a proactive focus on Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS), fostering and developing a zero incident culture.

  • Develops and cultivates relationships with key suppliers (internal and external) to ensure high quality supplier relationships.

  • Ensures that the organization is highly responsive to customer issues by maintaining high on-time delivery (OTD) and drives for zero defects in terms of manufacturing workmanship and product quality.

  • Drives effective communications across diverse business groups and employee populations.

  • Lead and develop a culture that fosters employee engagement and accountability, ownership of customer solutions and a passion for exceeding customer and employee expectations. This position is Eaton's representative to the local community and government and must hold the highest ethical standards.

  • Champions compliance with federal and state regulations and Eaton policies and procedures. The Plant Manager will lead and develop a culture that fosters employee engagement and accountability, ownership of customer solutions and a passion for exceeding customer and employee expectations.

  • Drives organizational capability through superior talent management.


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering with Business Administration or Industrial Management Post Graduate degree preferred. Minimum of 15 years’ experience with progressive levels of accountability and responsibility in manufacturing and /or variety of related support functions with prior plant management experience.

  • Well-honed knowledge of current technologies in manufacturing (assembly, machining and grinding ), engineering, materials management/inventory control, distribution and logistics, quality assurance systems processes and practices. Financial and business acumen; prior profit and loss responsibility preferred.

  • Proven record of successfully managing manufacturing process / product and customer / channel complexity and diversity in facilities with gross output of at least $25M.

  • Track record of successful leadership, performance results, organizational development, excellence in communication and employee engagement and relentless operational improvement.

  • Strong knowledge and experience with the Eaton Business System and process tools such as profit planning, strategic planning, Organizational Capability Assessment, ProLaunch, Lean System/Six Sigma, Eaton Quality System, and Environmental, Health and Safety (EHS) processes (MESH, ISO 14001, etc.) is strongly preferred.

  • Six Sigma Green or Black Belt preferred.

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Asia Pacific

Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

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