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Manufacturing Engineer

Aurora, Colorado


Job Description

Eaton’s Lighting Division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Aurora CO facility.
Position overview:
The manufacturing engineer will be responsible to develop, document, maintain and support manufacturing processes and equipment that assure capable and reliable production of quality products for our architectural lighting product lines.
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.
Essential Functions:
  • Maintain and update process documentation
  • Establish part processing to ensure the highest quality part at the optimum production rate
  • Review new part drawings and processes for proper machine application and utilization
  • Continually evaluate current processes for methods improvements (safety, ergonomics)
  • Review and approve initial tool drawings from division, machine suppliers, tool vendors, etc.
  • Initiate and implement tool, fixture and part changes to improve product quality
  • Serve as a liaison between sustaining engineering, and shop employees during new equipment start-up, new product development and manufacturing process design
  • Provide support for set-ups and the associate training process
  • Provide trouble-shooting service for production departments to minimize down-time
  • Furnish emergency tooling or alternate methods to support production
  • Initiate and formalize cost savings at both plant and division levels
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Minimum of 2 years of engineering or operations experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50 mile radius of the work location will be considered
Preferred Qualifications: (Not required to be qualified for the role)
  • Experience within the lighting or electrical manufacturing industry preferred
  • Prior project management experience
  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Lean Six Sigma knowledge
  • Experience with Quality Systems
Position Success Criteria:
  • Ability to apply knowledge of processed/finished part prints, process sheets
  • Strong problem-solving and team work skills
  • Strong oral and written communication skills; Ability to work cross functionally within all levels of the organization.
  • Machine knowledge (programming, tooling and set-ups)
  • Knowledge of ECN process
  • Ability to perform all job functions in adherence to Eaton’s philosophy and values, ethics, policies as well as the Environmental, Health and Safety standards

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: EPG LD Lighting Division

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?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 052244