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Quality Engineer

Brierley Hill, United Kingdom


Job Description

Eaton's Hydraulic Division has an opening for:
Quality Engineer
location: Brierley Hill, UK
Our hydraulic business at Brierley Hill is a remote location of our bigger site at Havant, which is a centre for product innovation providing hydraulic valves that meet a wide range of customer requirements in the Oil and Gas exploration, Renewable Energy and Industrial markets. At Brierley Hill our main products are industrial hoses for Fluid Power Conveyance.
The primary function is to be a qualified Quality Professional and technical expert to the Product Focused Team, liaising with customers and suppliers, and driving step change improvements in both product and service quality to improve customer service, eliminate waste, improve process capability and drive down costs.
Essential Functions:
  • problem solving expert, leading and providing expertise to the Product Focused Team as it implements changes and improvements to achieve goals
  • owner of quality within the Process Focused Team, managing time and other resources so that essential functions are completed


  • Six Sigma, Lean and other quality related knowledge – Cpk, MSA, Cause & Effect, Pareto, Process Mapping, ELS, PFMEA, Control Plans, Sampling Plans, APQP, PPAP, EBEA, ISO9001:2000
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills required
  • The capability to develop quickly to be able to complete all essential functions
  • Positive influence on own team members, especially within the Product Focus Team, plus the ability to build  relationships with others, notably customers and suppliers
What Eaton offers:
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics are really important for us
  • Eaton Business System offering various tools for management and people development
  • 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
About Eaton:
Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit
Eaton is recognized as a worldwide leader in the design, manufacture and marketing of reliable, high-efficiency hydraulic systems and components for use in mobile and industrial applications. The Hydraulics Group also includes Eaton's Filtration, Golf Grip and Airflex industrial clutch and brake businesses. Eaton pumps, motors, transmissions, valves, cylinders, controls, hose and fittings offer a unique combination of proven technology and innovative design that translates directly into reliable performance and enhanced uptime. For more information, visit

Please note by applying for this vacancy you will be a subject of background check process.

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: Quality

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: HYD Hydraulics 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: 045412