Eaton Careers

Entry Level Manufacturing Engineer

Belmond, Iowa
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle Group is currently seeking an Entry Level Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Belmond, IA facility.
As the Manufacturing Engineer you will propose, coordinate and implement projects related to manufacturing engineering. Conduct activities to achieve daily and long term safety, quality and productivity goals. Participates in business unit team meetings and helps the team accomplish department action plans. Develops safety improvements and works with team to support required upgrades to equipment.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
  • You will create capital appropriation requests and justify capital equipment purchases.
  • You will research and select vendors for capital projects and create drawings for components and/or machine design using Autocad Inventor.
  • You will develop and coordinate projects utilizing basic project management and structured project management skills.
  • You will evaluate machine capabilities and recommend additions, replacements and rebuilds.
  • You will establish specifications for requests for quotations.
  • You will design and recommend improved manufacturing processes to improve overall quality.
  • You will work with business unit teams to develop goals and initiatives for that area.
  • You will research and develop solutions to OSHA, ANSI and internal safety requirements for processes and equipment.
  • You will coordinate testing to optimize performance of MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Operating) supply items.


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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution required.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with AutoCAD or similar CAD systems.
  • Technical knowledge in machine function, processes, control systems, and CNC operations.
  • Prior experience with capital equipment justification, project scheduling and project planning.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH NAA North America Auto

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: 051940