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Manufacturing Engineer (Machine Shop)

Jackson, Mississippi
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Fuel & Motion Control Systems Division is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer – Machine Shop. The Manufacturing Engineer will be based at our Jackson, MS facility.
The Jackson facility has over 500 employees and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and delivery of Aerospace hydraulic components, systems and services to the global aftermarket and OEM markets.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Develop, implement, improve and maintain processes for hydraulic pump components and sub-assemblies using lean manufacturing principles.
  • Implement methods and practices to reduce variation.
  • Drive cost reduction initiatives by completing cost-out projects and promoting a culture of continuous improvements to eliminate waste.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of CNC technology and familiarity with CNC programming.
  • Troubleshoot machining problems.
  • Perform root cause and failure analysis as required.
  • Utilize experience in tool and fixture design, when required.
  • Compose capital appropriation requests to support emerging and existing technologies.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering OR currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a graduation date no later than May 2018 from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a manufacturing and/or operations environment (co-op/internship experience included).
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must currently reside within a 50 mile radius of the Jackson, MS facility to be considered.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering or Industrial Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Experience in aerospace industry.
  • Experience in heat treating metals
  • Foundry experience
  • Machine shop experience.
  • Experience in a union environment.
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certification.
  • Previous CNC programming experience.
  • Experience designing parts using CAD software (Pro-E, AutoCAD).
Position Criteria:
  • Strong ethics, values and the ability to influence others’ decision making.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/activities; results driven.
  • Knowledge of product and manufacturing process.
  • Process oriented and ability to contribute to continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to lead change in a team environment.
  • Ability to build effective teams; creative thinker.
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and make effective decisions.
  • Ability to think strategically and influence others’ decision-making.
  • Knowledge of or ability to quickly learn aerospace hydraulics products and processes.

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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: 045830