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Senior Manufacturing Engineer-Plastics

Williamsport, Maryland


Job Description

Eaton’s Industrial Plastics Division is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer-Plastics. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer-Plastics will be based in Williamsport, MD.
Positon Overview:
The Senior Manufacturing Engineer-Plastics will be responsible for coordinating the efforts of the engineering department in the design, fabrication and development of new production and fabrication tooling; repair and maintenance thereof. Represent the department with internal and external customers; and suppliers. Develop quotations for pricing of all products manufactured at the plant. Direct the purchase of new processing and/or machining equipment. Manage the CAD program, responsible for the development and release of product drawings, revision and appropriate Engineering Change Notices.  As well as taking on OPEX (Operational Excellence).
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Lead and engineering team of toolmakers, using Eaton’s PROLaunch Program Management system to take new products from design to market with speed and accuracy, with the goal of “Delighting the Customer”.
  • Initiate and drive appropriate Kaizen activities.
  • Manage direct personnel development including performance reviews, training and development plans, via Eaton’s APEX-Mfg process. Accurately assess and utilize the capabilities of the engineering team, positively motivating team members to succeed.
  • Continuously monitor, measure and improve responsible metrics.
  • Participate/Contribute to all plant processes: QOS, ELSS, EBS, BSC, MESH, etc.
  • Champion responsible areas for ISO & EBE audits.
  • Review and approve specifications, design, developmental trials and technical reports.
  • Utilize broad base of knowledge to rapidly and efficiently design, develop, test, maintain and continuously improve products, processes: the quality and reliability thereof.
  • Support all plant objectives, and follow Eaton operating standards.
  • Facilitate BPIs and CIs.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience leading a team.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with plastics.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with CAD.
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a Manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum of 1 year experience with Common Area Maintenance (CAM)/Coding.
  • Management experience.
  • Experience in plastic processing, preferable extrusion.
  • Experience in Machine Trades, including Wire EDM.
  • Experience in Quality Systems, Lean Manufacturing, 8-D Problem-Solving, and Corrective Action disciplines.
  • Six Sigma Certified.
  • Strong working knowledge of plastic materials; properties/applications

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: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: HYD FFD Fluid Filtration Division

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 047173