Sr. Sustaining Engineer
Provide manufacturing technical direction and technical assistance for new and existing products, including process design and tooling requirements for manufacturing operations.
The position supports continuous improvement in production while utilizing the framework of the Eaton Business System (EBS) and the Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF) and Tijuana Safety culture initiatives
•Able to confer with Design Engineering on manufacturability and testability of new products and bring new products into Manufacturing:
a. Ability to understand Welding, Paint, machining, & marking & stamping concepts and be able to interact with Design Engineers in technical discussions around these processes.
b. Ability to tailor process development around expected volume and duration of the product.
c. Possesses a good understanding of geometric dimensioning and tolerance usage.
d. Familiarity with New Product Introduction project management systems.
e. Capable of estimating costing on new products at various stages of Design completion.
f. Evaluates/Selects tooling and equipment supplies.
•Develops, evaluates and improve manufacturing methods, including tooling, fixtures and processes.
•Confers with material planner to assure identification of unique, long lead time, special handling or high cost items to assure appropriate measures will be taken prior to production startup.
•Develops and analyzed statistical data and product/process performance to recommend and implement improvements in targeted areas
•Confers with management, engineering and other staff regarding manufacturing capabilities, production schedules and other considerations to facilitate production processes.
•Develops, implements, and audits inspection and test plans, standards and acceptance criteria, and procedures/work instructions.
Able to work with direct personnel input in a daily basis.
3 to 5 years of experience in a similar position
• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
• Bilingual English/ Spanish
• Good communication skills
• Computer Skills
• Strong project management skills
• Understanding of problem solving methods (Six Sigma, 8D, root cause analysis)
• Knowledge of industry and customer specific quality registration schemes and certification processes (ISO9001, AS9100)
• Knowledge of process auditing techniques to ensure compliance to defined quality requirements
• Detail Oriented
• Green belt certified is a plus
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 Eaton.com. 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. Eaton.com/careers.
Job: Manufacturing & Operations
Region: Latin America
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No