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Sr. Sustaining Engineer

Tijuana, Mexico
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

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
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
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering.
Green belt certified is a plus
Strong Leadership skills
New Employee Orientation
Comply with Skill Matrix trainings
Engineering Manufacturing Processes (knowledge Based Levels)
Customer Focus (internal and external)
Skill in effective communication
Teamwork and collaboration with cross-functional team
All the activities listed above are mentioned but not limited. The activities and responsibilities may change according to business needs.

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: Latin America
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

Job Level: Entry Level
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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 052934