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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Cleveland, Tennessee
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be based at our Cleveland, TN facility.
Position Overview:
The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for planning, organizing and controlling overall Manufacturing programs as an individual or functional leader which will result in significant or important advancements in productivity, product cost, quality and/or the maintenance of the plant facilities equipment and its production process. They will perform a wide variety of engineering and technical tasks involving the application of engineering knowledge and the development of solutions to complex problems pertaining to products, materials, manufacturing processes, tests, and unique design applications.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Plans details and implements required industrialization methods, tooling and equipment into the manufacturing operation.
  • Process design and improvement as part of New Product Introduction (NPI) Projects
  • Technically accurate and timely completion of projects.
  • Manage all assigned projects in support of division plant and/or project objectivities.
  • Develop approaches to solving problems in processes, tooling, equipment, facilities and cost.
  • Plans details and implements required industrialization methods, tooling and equipment into the manufacturing operation.
  • Establish and maintain departmental expense and capital expenditures with pre-established budgets.
  • Control manufacturing processes, equipment and facilities to meet Federal and State Regulations and/or functions as the corporate insurance contact.
  • Provide the leadership and/or support to energy conservation programs.
  • Provide leadership and support to those programs that will improve our plant productivity goals.
  • Develop and implement cost reductions to meet or exceed departmental and plant goals.
  • Provide procedures that will effectively control specific requirements.
  • Provide support to Quality Programs to improve product, process and procedural integrity.
  • Support Change Control, Special Characteristic identification, relevant ISO procedures, Engineering Work Instructions, and Eaton’s Environmental Health and Safety Process (MESH).


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Industrial Technology from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 2 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Six Sigma Green Belt Certification.
  • Experience in equipment, tooling, and fixturing design.
  • Experience with new product industrialization.
  • Experience with AutoCAD Inventor 3D modeling.
  • PFMEA (Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis) experience.

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: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods 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: 051062