Eaton Corporation Regional Program Manager - Americas in AGU, Mexico

Job Description

Responsible for managing the Core Valvetrain project portfolio and successful execution of New Product Development

(NPD) and Standard Transition Process (STP) for all programs within the region. Supports execution of Cost Out/VAVE

and other special projects for the assigned region.

  • Simultaneously monitors all core valve programs being launched across the region, ensuring adherence to the Eaton

Business System (EBS)

  • Establishes goals and objectives and provides support to the program teams by coordinating regular reviews and

decision gate meetings. Also provides direction in areas of customer concerns or potential changes in scope and risk


  • Champions Integrated Project Team (IPT) leadership across the Core Valvetrain programs. Coordinates and monitors

cross-functional team members in the product lines and facilitates the implementation of program management processes

at plants in the assigned region.

  • Leads customer interaction and improves organization responsiveness to customer requirements. Communicates and

manages customer expectations and contractual commitments internal to the business.

  • Maintains and reports program metrics for all Core Valvetrain product launches within the region. Provides regular

updates to the business unit as well as divisional, group, and sector levels.

  • Manages customer contracts, pricing, terms and conditions and contractual flow-down through the organization.

Supports customer strategy team in contract negotiation activities. Ensures effective change management process is


  • Plays a key role in developing new business proposals and executing the overall program plan.

  • Seeks team input to promote rapid resolution to issues. Coaches and provides feedback/rewards on performance


Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 4 years’ business experience in an engineering organization

  • Fluency in English (verbal/written)

  • This position offers relocation within Mexico only

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Supply Chain Management

  • Experience in New Product Development (NPD) programs

  • Work experience in Program Management or a combination of Engineering and Product Development

  • Work experience in Core Valve Manufacturing or at least basic understanding of manufacturing processes

  • Project Management Institute (PMI) accreditation (PMP)

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit 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.


JOBTITLE: Regional Program Manager - Americas



DIVISION: VEH NAA North America Auto

FUNCTION: Program / Project Management