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Business Operations Manager - Marina Power and Lighting

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Williamsburg
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

Eaton's Commercial Residential and Distributions Solutions Division (CRDS) is seeking a Business Operations Manager for its Marina Power and Lighting business unit under the Residential & Wiring Device Division. The Business Operations Manager position will be located at the facility in historic Williamsburg, VA.



Position Overview:



The Business Operations Manager is responsible for the successful operation of the Marina Power and Lighting business unit and will lead a group of 50+ direct and indirect employees in developing and executing initiatives to drive profitability, volume, mix and market share improvement for the MP&L business. Key responsibilities include leading the development and execution of the strategic plan, product roadmap, the development of new sales channels as well as the successful performance of all operating metrics (High 5) in order to exceed all profit plan goals.



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.



Essential Functions:



In this role, you will:



+ Act as sales and marketing agent in conjunction with MP&L Sales team, RWDD, & NAS Sales to ensure top line sales objectives are met by identifying and developing prospective new customers, monitoring trends and significant issues in the local marketplace, and working with Division leaders in providing direction during the strategic planning process



+ Oversee the development of the MP&L product line strategy, new product development, and launch execution in order to service the changing industry and grow organically within the core markets.



+ Develop forward looking profit plan and monthly forecasts with accuracy so that the operation meets these numbers monthly; responsibilities include procurement, efficient execution of services being offered / cost control, leveraging subcontractors, inventory management, and turn of backlog and applicable projects.



+ Effectively manage and maintain MP&L's Leadership Model, MESH, ISO, and Quality Management Systems to maintain safety, regulatory, quality, and other strategic processes while meeting all stakeholder expectations.



+ Foster a zero-incident safety culture through deployment of environment, health and safety (MESH) initiatives and safety-focused leadership to ensure strict compliance with safety and regulatory policies, and adherence to safety programs.



+ Cultivate a high-performance work culture through facility management activities, organizational communications, and positive employee relations.



+ Build organizational capability by providing leadership and coaching in talent acquisition, goal alignment, employee development, and performance management.



+ Key interface with customers, North American sales force, manufacturing plants, product division management, and functional support staff. Oversee's coordination with plants and business units within the company and outside vendors to procure parts and services for MP&L.



+ Assign or complete other tasks as necessary based on changing business conditions.



Qualifications



Basic Qualifications:



+ Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution



+ Minimum three (3) years of leadership experience in a manager of people role



+ Minimum three (3) years' experience sales and / or marketing experience



+ Minimum five (5) years' experience in manufacturing / operations



+ Minimum ten (10) years' experience with progressive levels of accountability and responsibility



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



Preferred Qualifications:



+ Bachelor's Degree from an accredited educational institution, in Engineering, Business Administration, Marketing or Manufacturing



+ Minimum five (5) years of sales and / or marketing experience



+ Lean, Six Sigma, or other Operation Excellence experience / certification



+ ISO 9001 experience



+ P&L management experience



Position Criteria:



+ Knowledge and understanding of the Marina, RV and temporary power products and solutions.



+ Working knowledge of financial statements and business financial management. Understanding of financial impact of manufacturing and business decisions.



+ Working knowledge of quality programs such as Eaton Business Excellence, Lean Performance, Six Sigma, 5S, etc.



+ Solid negotiation skills and market knowledge including competitor products. Sales and marketing experience in CRDS product offering is highly recommended.



+ Strong interpersonal and communication skills used for review, motivation, and development of all employees.



+ Ability to travel 25% of the time



At Eaton, 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.



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.com What you will get from usEaton's mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power - more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton's 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. 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 pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.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.



Job: Manufacturing & Operations



Region: North America - US/Puerto Rico



Organization: ES CRDS RESI Residential



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?: Relocation from within hiring country only



Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Keywords: Eaton Corporation, Newport News , Business Operations Manager - Marina Power and Lighting, Executive , Williamsburg, Virginia

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