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Plant Finance Manager - Military Veterans

at Eaton

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is currently seeking a Plant Finance Manager at our Lincoln Ave location in Waukesha, WI.  Relocation assistance is available!


The expected annual salary range for this role is $105,000 - $154,000 a year.  

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations. 

What you’ll do:

As a Plant Finance Manager, you will provide financial leadership at our Lincoln Avenue Manufacturing Plant, serve as a business partner and as a change agent to drive plant continuous improvement actions and to achieve overall plant targets. You will connect finance processes with operations, providing guidance, drive actions, and financial insights to ensure operational strategies and decisions will lead to the expected results.    

Key responsibilities will include:

•    Financial Analysis: Analyze financial data and performance metrics related to the operations to identify trends, opportunities, and areas for improvement. Drives accountability for results and defining key performance metrics together with business leaders
•    Decision Support: Provide financial insights and analysis to support operational decision-making, such as evaluating capital deployment opportunities or new projects. 
•    Driving initiatives (including CAPEX and WORKING CAPITAL) and influence changes: ensure productivity improvements and growth in areas such as operational excellence, continuous improvement, quality and supply chain management
•    Collaborative Planning: Work closely with the operations team to develop action plans, strategies, and initiatives based on financial insights. Drive and monitor the implementation of the plans
•    Financial Modeling: Create financial models to assess the impact of various scenarios on operational performance.
•    Risk Management: Identify financial risks within the operations and propose mitigation strategies.
•    Performance Tracking: Monitor key performance indicators (KPIs) and operational metrics to evaluate performance against targets.
•    Cost Management: Monitor and manage operational costs to achieve efficiency and cost-reduction while maintaining quality.
•    Inventory Management: Implement Inventory control actions and initiatives to maximize operational profitability while maximizing cash
•    Talent Management: Build organizational capability through successful hiring, talent development, and succession planning in the business 
•    Forecasting: Lead the main financial processes for the site, such forecasts and profit plan 
•    Cost Accounting: Analyze and interpret financial data related to the costs incurred by a company during its operations with the primary objective to provide valuable insights to management, enabling them to make informed decisions regarding cost efficiency, pricing strategies, and overall financial performance.


Required (Basic) Qualifications: 

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 5 years of varied accounting/finance experience

  • Company sponsorship is not offered. Candidates must be eligible to work in the United States without company sponsorship now and in the future.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Accounting, Finance or Business from an accredited institution 

  • 5+ years varied accounting/finance experience

  • 2 years of data analytics experience 


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 us at 1-800-836-6345 to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number.


We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.   


Waukesha, WI


At Eaton, we value many of the skills and competencies that you gained in your military career.

  • Leadership
  • Discipline
  • Creativity
  • Integrity
  • Teamwork

These are our values too!

As we aspire to be a model of inclusion and diversity in our industry, we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique. We create an environment that fosters learning and teaching, allowing employees to reach their full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

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.



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