Vice President, Operations Excellence
Electrical Group, Eaton Corporation
Steve Blanco joined Eaton as Director of Operations Excellence in the Electrical Group in December 2006, and became Vice President, Operations Excellence for the Electrical Group in 2008.
Prior to joining Eaton, Steve spent more than 18 years in the automotive industry working for Visteon Corporation and Ford Motor Company, which included 5 different manufacturing plants, as well as corporate finance and design offices. He held professional level positions in operations, manufacturing engineering, finance, and product design engineering. He also held a number of leadership positions within manufacturing, engineering, and operations.
His most recent position before joining Eaton was as the Plant Manager of the Indianapolis, Indiana facility. He is active in the community, being a past board chair for the United Way in Fayette County, Indiana and serving on various other non profit boards. He is currently active in the United Way of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh), Pennsylvania.
He has a bachelor’s degree from Purdue and an MBA from Indiana Wesleyan University.