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R&D Master Engineering Technician- Golf Pride

Southern Pines, North Carolina


Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulic Golf Pride division is seeking a R&D Master Engineering Technician- Golf Pride to join our team. The position will be based at our North America Tech Center (NATC) in Aberdeen, NC.
The Master Engineering Technician is responsible for supporting rubber compound formulations and online database management of material technology development.
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 perform rubber compounding, mixing and sheeting as necessary to support product development.  This includes color development as well as paint mixing.   Document procedures, recipes, results, and data in an online database.
  • You will accurately and consistently test rubber materials using a variety of diagnostic equipment such as RPA, MDR, ODR, Durometer, UV, and other test equipment.
  • You will support the global effort to minimize all raw materials used in all facilities ensuring global standards are being met.  Strive to reduce the number of raw materials used globally.
  • You will support the compliance of Global Material Standards.  Strive to establish common formulas and processes worldwide with the goal of minimizing the number of formulas developed.
  • You will mold, finish, and test grip products as required and record all data in an online database.
  • You will collaborate with Quality Assurance to ensure material test equipment is calibrated to within 10% at each location.
  • You will establish best practices and lessons learned on compound formulas and process controls to achieve robust product quality and minimize blooming.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in materials science (i.e. chemistry, physics, etc.), biology, or engineering degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a lab environment.
  • Minimum of 1 year of with data collection, storage, and backup.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Material science from an accredited institution.
  • 2+ years of experience in a lab environment.
  • 2+ years of experience with data collection, storage, and backup.
  • 4+ years of experience mixing and molding rubber.
  • 4+ years of experience with analytical material test equipment (RPA, tensile, etc.)
Position Success Criteria:
  • Working knowledge of rubber mixing, calendering, and molding.
  • Data management and use of tools such as excel and online data management
  • A disciplined and logical thought process.
  • Organized, methodical, and quick.  Able to manage multiple projects with a focus on priorities and deliverables.
  • Individual must be responsible, responsive, consistent, and reliable.
  • Practical skills to get things done without much supervision.  
  • Software skills in Word, PowerPoint and proficiency in Excel

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: HYD GOLF Golf 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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 053583