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Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Mountain Home, Arkansas
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Fluid Conveyance Division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Mountain Home, Arkansas facility.
This Manufacturing Engineering Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and management of the plant’s overall Manufacturing Engineering activities to support manufacturing operations. Provides the necessary technical direction to improve productivity, process/product improvement and reduction of overall product cost, while meeting production schedules. Also serves as liaison between Engineering Division and plant’s engineering.
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 support initiatives to improve EHS culture; Participate in a EHS team (Ergo, Safety, etc.).
  • You will compose Capital Appropriation Requests to support emerging and existing technologies manage plant capital plan.
  • You will partner with Maintenance vendor to ensure optimum operating conditions of equipment using best practices in Predictive and Preventive Maintenance & TPM.
  • You will authorize & approve all assembly, calibration, test procedures, maintenance programs, PFMEA's, method sheets and work instructions to ensure all processes optimization.
  • Drive cost reduction initiatives by leading cost out events and promoting a culture of continuous improvement.
  • You will evaluate current talent to develop and increase technical knowledge to build organizational capability.
  • You will facilitate training of personnel as required and develop and nurture key engineering talent.
  • You will support and/or participate on Continuous Improvement Activities such as: Kaizen, cost out and/or demonstrate improvements in goals year over year in our processes or practices aligned to achieve or business goals and/objectives.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a supervisory/managerial role.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.    


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing, or Industrial Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • PMP Certification.
  • Experience implementing continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Project Management experience.
  • Experience with ergonomic design for manufacturing processes.  


Position Criteria:

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills
  • Knowledge in Lean Manufacturing, six sigma, DOE, capability studies, process mapping, FMEA, and root cause analysis.

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: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

Job Level: Manager
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: 052014