Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • El Paso


Eaton is seeking a Human Resources Manager for its Electrical Systems and Services group in the Commercial Distribution Products and Assemblies Division.  The Plant HR Manager will be located in El Paso, TX and is the primary lead for staffing and managing the HR function for a new greenfield manufacturing and engineering operation. This is a unique plant start up opportunity to lead the effort of building a team from the ground up! This role will be heavily focused initially on staffing for the operations leadership team and the production workforce, then will be the HR lead for the site moving forward.  More about this exciting news recently announced in the El Paso Times!

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. As an integral part of the site leadership team, in this role you will:

•Work with the local leadership team, division leadership, and functional leaders to drive change, aligning human resources programs and initiatives with strategic objectives and annual business goals
•Manage and develop employee recognition and reward programs, driving pay-for-performance culture aligned with business objectives
•Facilitate effective organizational design and own workforce planning to support business and market changes in areas such as software, hardware and service solutions
•Manage annual and monthly P&L of headcount spend and count
•Provide leadership guidance, mentoring and change management expertise as a part of the operations leadership team

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company – are stronger.

Basic Qualifications:
•Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
•Minimum of 4 years of HR experience
•Experience with manufacturing facilities and engineering function
•Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on  permanent basis without company sponsorship. 
Preferred Qualifications:
•Master’s Degree in human resources/Industrial Relations or related field
•SPHR/PHR certification is a plus
•Fluent in Spanish
Position Criteria:
•Knowledge of accepted HR theory, policies, practices, laws, and regulations affecting such areas as:  wage and salary administration, employee relations, OSHA, EPA, Right-to-Know, FMLA.  Administrative knowledge required includes benefits administration, budgeting, forecasting and wage structures
•Knowledge of relevant local/state/federal/provincial employment laws
•Demonstrated strategic thinking capability and business acumen; experience partnering with senior leadership to create and drive strategic HR and key functional initiatives
•Strong drive for results and sense of urgency
•Strong assessor of talent with proven experience in managing talent
Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 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 www.

Job: Human Resources

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 062477

About the company

Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions that make electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power operate more efficiently, effectively, safely and sustainably.

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