Eaton Careers

Manufacturing Engineer

Brierley Hill, United Kingdom
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Manufacturing Engineer
location: Brierley Hill, UK
Essential Functions:
  •  Support the facility in implementing solutions to manufacturing process related problems
  • Specification; sourcing; vendor pack completion; supplier progress reports; equipment pass of at supplier site; commissioning of equipment at Brierley Hill; sign off to manufacturing
  • Responsible for the upkeep of CI, TPM + Safety/start sheets for poke yoke to maintain and implement as required features and devices to control the quality and predictability of the parts
  • Develop time standards for each job and work closely with other team members to formalise the standard work sheets
  • Conduct systematic set up reduction Kaizens time in line with CI terminology to reduce changeover time and increase machine capacity. Keep a record of events for sharing with the other teams
  • Undertake Plant layout projects and manufacturing cell design in conjunction with the Lean engineer and operators
  • Ensure that routings for the manufacturing process are accurate
  • Support NPI by generating operating instructions and liasing with the Quality Engineer to ensure poke yoke and gauge instructions are available
  • Develop improvement  programmes by working closely with EHS to ensure all new/existing plant and equipment conforms to current legislation
  • Conduct risk assessment and audits as required on Plant, equipment processes and employees as directed
  • Provide guidance & expertise in automation projects




•HNC in an Engineering related subject with a Degree qualification preferred

•CAD 1, AUTOCAD or similar

•Project management experience

•Automotive industry experience would be an asset

•Strong organisational skills

•Capital equipment specification purchase

•Proven experience in managing many stakeholders including off site Engineering functions and external suppliers to a successful outcome

•PLC – programming ability

•3 AXIS Robot, Wittman, Engel

•6 AXIS, Staubi


What Eaton offers:

•Excellent working environment – safety and ethics are really important for us

•Culture & Values - at Eaton, our values and culture define who we are

•Inclusion & Diversity - openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully

•Wellness - Wellness at Eaton is more than a program, it’s about changing the environment by offering the right tools to help empower employees to make that happen

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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 043188