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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Shawnee, Oklahoma
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Power Motion Control Division is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer. The Manufacturing Engineer will be based at our Shawnee, OK facility.
Position Overview:
The Manufacturing Engineer will establish and maintain manufacturing processes to produce the products including specifying and selecting equipment, tooling, gages, methods, and providing detailed operation instructions, which will ensure the highest quality and cost effective product.

Essential Responsibilities:  
  • Coordinate manufacturing and machinery feasibility of new or existing products and implement cost effective machining methods.  Estimate manufacturing costs of new products, including procurement of CNC machinery, tooling, and gaging.
  • Develop and establish metal cutting machinery processes including programming CNC machines, establish routing, and provide detailed operation instruction documents for machined parts.
  • Direct the procurement of specialized machine tools and gages by evaluating design concepts, initiating full orders, justifying expenditures and submitting capital appropriation requests.
  • Coordinate and direct CNC machine selection and cost justification.  Interview suppliers, perform machine run offs, and approve machining capability of new capital equipment.
  • Implement changes and improvements in machine tooling, gaging, and inspection methods to produce a higher quality product.
  • Analyze machining problems and provide solutions to improve processing methods, i.e., cost reduction, scrap reduction and productivity enhancements.
  • Provide technical assistance and aid in the training and development of machine cell technicians in machining and metal cutting methods and processes.
  • Evaluate the performance and knowledge of machine technicians in the cell technician certification program.
  • Participate in design review of product drawing, making suggested changes when needed.
  • Act as a technical resource. Train and develop lower level engineers.
  • Lead/participate in Lean & Six Sigma initiatives.
  • Understand and drive the implementation of all appropriate elements of the Eaton Business System.
  • Administer PFMEAs, Control plans, and document control.
  • Lead New Product Development projects using PROLaunch.
  • Recommend DMR disposition and rework procedures.
  • Create control plans using CAD software.
  • Assist Supervisors in areas of responsibility in training new employees.
  • Provide necessary interdepartmental communication between Engineering, Production, Production Control, and others to accomplish assigned goals and objectives.
  • Perform other related duties and responsibilities as may be necessary or requested.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 3 years of manufacturing engineering experience.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Machining experience.
  • CNC programming experience. 
  • Lean/Six Sigma certification.
  • Tooling and fixture design experience. 

Position Criteria:

  • Demonstrated ability to drive several major projects at once while establishing and changing priorities as conditions dictate.
  • Demonstrated strong experience in supporting and implementing lean manufacturing concepts and Six Sigma activities.
  • Demonstrated ability to work and communicate effectively with others.
  • Ability to optimize time management, prioritize, and function in a highly organized manner.
  • Demonstrated Technical writing ability.
  • PC Skills: Proficiency in CAD software, MS Office suite, etc.
  • Advanced technical knowledge of CNC machining, tooling, tool design, and gaging for metal cutting applications.
  • CNC programming knowledge and experience with various controls for metal cutting applications.
  • Knowledge of hydraulics, electronics, coolants, lubricants, inspection and quality requirements.
  • Advanced knowledge of machine speeds and feeds, metal properties, and high precision tolerances.
  • Demonstrated ability to be self-directed and an effective leader of multi-functional teams comprised of people from all levels within the organization.

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 054187