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Quality Engineering Manager

Beltsville, Maryland; Hanover, Maryland; Williamsport, Maryland; Roanoke, Virginia; Washington, West Virginia; Baltimore, Maryland


Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace Division is seeking a Quality Engineering Manager. The Quality Engineering Manager will be based at our Beltsville, MD facility.


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 provide leadership of Quality Engineers supporting Value Stream and Core Quality functions.
  • You will develop strategic initiatives to drive improvements in inspection capacity and fidelity. Analyze Quality performance metrics to define, measure, analyze, improve and control Quality attributes 
  • You will serve as technical lead on measurement tools, technique, statistical sampling, problem solving methodology, CMM, and statistical DOE for lean/continuous improvement projects.
  • You will manage directly, or support, resolution of Quality escapes using established problem-solving methodology
  • You will coordinate, direct and prioritize quality engineering activities to assure top priorities are focused on key objectives of quality, cost, and delivery
  • You will lead improvement teams in the development and evaluation of process capability, process control plans, analysis of out of control conditions and process audits
  • You will be responsible for initial assessments and periodic audits of supplier Quality systems for the purpose of approving new suppliers and verifying continuing supplier conformance to Quality system requirements
  • You will be responsible for initial assessments and periodic audits of supplier Quality systems for the purpose of approving new suppliers and verifying continuing supplier conformance to Quality system requirements
  • You will implement and follow-up corrective actions to ensure complete and effective root cause analysis and corrective action implementation.
  • You will act as liaison for the supplier and the company to resolve non-conformances and Quality issues effectively by driving positive actions with cross-functional organizations and diverse levels of management of the supplier and the company
  • You will participate as a member of the Material Review Board to ensure review and disposition of Nonconformance Material Reports as required
  • You will develop appropriate and effective supplier metrics to monitor effectiveness of supplier Quality control system and processes. Develop and implement statistical process controls of supplier processes as appropriate or when required by customers 

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 3 years managerial experience
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area (50 miles) of the Eaton Beltsville facility will be considered
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience leading a technical team
  • Bachelor’s in Engineering, Quality, or management
  • Aerospace or Quality experience
  • MS or MBA
  • Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt of Black Belt certification


Position Criteria:

  • Detailed and working knowledge and application of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing per ASME Y14.5M.


Eaton’s Beltsville, MD Aerospace site is located in the greater metro area for both Washington D.C. and Baltimore, MD. An international presence is always felt, as the cities serve as a melting pot for cultures from around the world. These areas are full of experiences and cultures including; national monuments and memorials, waterfront views and boating, award-winning restaurants, sporting events for every fan, renowned performing arts, historical museums, a locally loved music scene, and hip and historic neighborhoods to explore. To top it all off, navigating these locations is a breeze, whether on foot or bicycle or via a highly efficient public transit system.

Our Beltsville, MD manufacturing facility is home to 400+ passionate and creative team members. Our products power hundreds of military and commercial aircraft platforms with a focus on improved reliability, weight reduction and fuel efficiency. Components & products developed at our location are used for the Mar’s Rover, protecting the Declaration of Independence, and keeping passengers cool and safe as they travel to their favorite vacation destinations. Eaton’s comprehensive portfolio sets the industry standard for engineering excellence, customized solutions for today’s industry needs while developing new technologies for next-generation aircraft designs. If you’re looking for work that is engaging, exciting, and meaningful then join us and contribute to making what matters work. 

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: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

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 hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 053106