Value Capture Lead – Digital CI

at Eaton
Location Southfield, MI
Date Posted December 8, 2021
Category Default
Job Type Full-time

Description

Eaton’s Corporate Sector is currently seeking a Value Capture Lead – Digital CI to join our team. This position is based at our Southfield, MI location. Position Overview: The primary responsibility of this role will be to prospect, coordinate, support, manage, and lead major continuous improvement events alongside supply chain, operations, VA/VE and engineering leaders to improve product cost supporting all businesses globally. The focus will be on developing, maintaining and leveraging event standard work to build a robust pipeline of negotiation, resourcing, process improvement, and VA/VE ideas. This position will work as part of SCM Digitalization team in direct alignment with the overall Global Supply Chain Management strategy. 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: Build, refine, and sustain standard work for virtual Continuous Improvement events. Embed virtual event standard work into the Eaton Business System. Prospect, coordinate, support, manage, and lead major virtual cost out events across Eaton globally leveraging disruptive digital tools and techniques, such as crowdsourcing. Identify proper stakeholders from functions, businesses, and Centers of Excellence to facilitate diverse brainstorming events. Secure business and functional sponsorship across all leadership levels. Leverage events and proactive analysis, build and maintain an active pipeline of negotiation, resourcing, process improvement and VA/VE projects. Ensure proper documentation and prioritization of cost savings opportunities developed during events. Manage portfolio of ideas captured during events, conduct regular follow-ups, ensure data integrity of projects and drive closure on savings. Report on events status, progress and pipeline to all stakeholders. Assess portfolio risks and escalate roadblocks where necessary. Mentor, consult and train others on process standards and use of best practices. Using Design Thinking approaches, collect Voice of the Customer and Lessons Learned at regular intervals to ensure value creation is aligned with the strategic needs of the business. Establish library of training and standards documentation. Why work at Eaton? 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) 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 Engineering 3+ years’ experience managing large cost out or cross-functional projects using project management fundamentals. 8+ years’ work experience in engineering, supply chain and/or a manufacturing environment. No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Southfield, MI will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future Preferred qualifications: Be self-directed, analytical, detail-oriented, relentlessly question the status quo, drive results, and act as a change agent. Diverse experience working across and influencing outside functions (especially engineering, operations, marketing and supply chain) and cultures. Confidently work across and influence outside functions (especially engineering, marketing, operations and supply chain) and cultures to effectively drive results. Understand engineering concepts and processes. Analyze engineering drawings, 3D models, specifications and certification documents. Successful candidate will have knowledge of manufacturing, supply chain and engineering processes (e.g., material management, manufacturing operations, cost accounting, quality processes and procedures, project management, cost out tracking/accounting, Lean manufacturing, PLM change processes, PROLaunch NPI, and Eaton standard sourcing processes). Proficiency with software tools and platforms such Microsoft Power Apps, Enovia PLM (or similar), Qlikview, Power BI, 3D modeling software, Eaton’s GPS and statistical analysis is required. Excellent communication, presentation, interpersonal and professional presence with internal/external customers and suppliers. Must achieve results through others not directly in reporting structure at various levels. Ability to explain and train others on VAVE concepts. Candidate must have inherent ambition, drive, enthusiasm and strong practical technical experience. Exhibit a highly entrepreneurial sense of urgency along with a passion for the continuous improvement is desirable, along with a drive to grow both personally and professionally. Ability to lead a cross functional team in a group setting is a must. Position Criteria: MBA or master’s degree in related field. Six sigma certification As a contractor with the Federal government, Eaton is subject to the Executive Order mandating COVID-19 vaccination. As permitted by applicable law, the candidate(s) hired under this posting must provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines, or request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation exempting them from the requirement. Vaccination status will not be verified until after an offer of employment is provided, and candidates may also request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation at that time. Eaton also 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: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] 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. #LI-CP1 As a contractor with the Federal government, Eaton is subject to the Executive Order mandating COVID-19 vaccination. As permitted by applicable law, the candidate(s) hired under this posting must provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines, or request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation exempting them from the requirement. Vaccination status will not be verified until after an offer of employment is provided, and candidates may also request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation at that time. Eaton also 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: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] What you will get from us Eaton’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: Supply Chain / Logistics Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico Organization: Corporate Sector Job Level: Individual Contributor Schedule: Full-time Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes Does this position offer relocation?: No Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time