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Senior Quality Engineer

Fayetteville, North Carolina


Job Description

Eaton located in Fayetteville, NC has an opening for a Senior Quality Engineer.

Position Overview:

This position reports to the Plant Quality Manager. The Senior Quality Engineer is responsible for providing a broad knowledge of professional quality support to manufacturing operations. Documentation and execution of major projects and assignments within the manufacturing, warranty and front end functions. Develop systems and processes that ensure product meets/exceeds Customer, Industry and Regulatory requirements. Primary responsibility will be to improve site processes and controls across the entire operation with an initial focus and steel fabrication.  May be required to interface with Customers, Suppliers, and all internal resources to achieve business goals. Offer problem solving expertise through a strong understanding of root cause analysis, quality management, Lean and other related processes and tools.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Provides quality expertise to the organization (assigned area of responsibility), in order to proactively identify needs, expectations and/or problems and provides the necessary support in order to continuously improve activities.
  • Responsible for maintaining the QMS and relevant quality documentation and processes to ensure compliance to EQS and ISO Standards.
  • Analyses performance indicators and audit results, translates these into actions to drive quality and continuous improvement.
  • Drives problem solving and root cause analysis activities in order to eliminate recurrence of non-conformances.  Train, lead and facilitate cross-functional improvement and problem solving teams.
  • Identify improvements for productivity, quality and business processes. Develop and implement solutions and monitor the results.
  • Trains and facilitates employee development and understanding of quality systems tools and techniques such as Six Sigma, Lean, 8-D, DMR, PFMEA, PPAP/FAI, VA-VE, ISO and QS quality systems such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001, EQS.
  • Benchmark other plants for best in class processes and suggest implementation opportunities, and implement the best practices if applicable.
  • Provides tools and methods to the organization functions aimed at supporting and improving the quality processes and driving its continuous improvement activities through the deployment of the PFMEA and Control Plans.
  • Gives support to manufacturing, analyzing the line rejects and directing the efforts to identify and implement projects to reduce PPM levels.


Basic Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum  one year work experience in manufacturing and/or quality environment
  • Ability to work in US on continual permanent basis without sponsorship
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related technical program.
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or higher
  • Experience with steel fabrication and/or electrical assembly

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 048741