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Eaton Corporation Senior Program Portfolio Manager, eMobility in Southfield, Michigan

Eaton’s eMobility Division is currently seeking a Senior Program Portfolio Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Southfield, Michigan facility.

The Senior Program Portfolio Manager is responsible for overseeing, planning, development and implementation of program management principles, standards, IT solutions and best practices. Reporting to the VP of Program Management, the position develops, establishes and maintains program management standards and procedures, and manages the project portfolio budget planning process. Throughout the program lifecycle this position’s objective is to ensure that the program management meets customer expectations on time, cost and performance.

  • Facilitate and coordinate efforts of senior leadership towards the establishment of program portfolio definitions, structures, and processes, from demand management to strategic alignment of the programs, and evaluation, selection and prioritization of the eMobility's programs

  • Engage and coordinate reviews with eMobility's leadership team to validate and assess the business portfolio, execute change, and reprioritize to meet the businesses’ demands.

  • Ensure the oversight and coordination of dependencies across all programs and resolve or escalate conflicts.

  • Manage the capital planning process for respective programs

  • Support and Advice leadership on actions required to balance the portfolio

  • Align programs, projects and operations to the strategic objectives

  • Measure, rank, and prioritize programs and projects.

  • Develop and maintain governance tools, templates, guidelines, procedures, and processes.

  • Leads the selection, implementation, and management of common methodology and IT platforms.

  • Develops and provides formal training related to automotive standards, and program management processes

  • Leads certifications of global sites to ensure compliance with IATF and ISO standards.

  • Leads the project portfolio budget and resource planning and prioritization process in collaboration with Product Strategy, Engineering, and Finance.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree, preferred in Engineering, Business Administration or Operations related discipline

  • Portfolio Management, Program financial management

  • Leading through consensus, and without direct reporting lines

  • High level of collaboration

  • Influencing decision makers for alignment

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 8 years of experience within program management and/or operational excellence

  • Prior program management leadership experience

  • Strong financial acumen

  • Technical Aptitude

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Program / Project Management

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH EMB eMobility

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, 25 % of the Time

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.