Eaton Careers

Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Fayetteville, North Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Power Distribution Control Division is currently seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join our team.
This position is based in Fayetteville, NC.
 The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for optimizing Low Voltage Motor Control production through the improvement and standardization of tools and processes. This role will primarily be responsible for the Fayetteville NC production facility while working closely with the Houston and Chicago Service Centers as needed. Responsibilities will include day to day support of the manufacturing team as well as longer-term project management and strategy implementation. The Senior ME will be called upon to prioritize department opportunities, research and identify potential improvements, and manage the complex projects to implement changes. 
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 lead efforts to proactively identify opportunities to improve Safety, Quality, Productivity, and reduce Cost and also prioritize safety and develop solutions for open concerns. 
  • You will provide day to day support for the manufacturing team, including troubleshooting for assembly, material, tooling, or engineering issues. 
  • You will develop or purchase manufacturing equipment, fixtures, and tooling ,create and Improve manufacturing documentation, including operator method sheets (work instructions), standard work, and other instruction. 
  • You will employ Value Stream Maps to evaluate process current state and plan/execute future state and implement Cost Reduction projects. 
  • You will utilize lean tools, kaizen, and six sigma - train the production team and manage capital spend projects for production equipment. 
  • You will participate with multi-functional product development teams to ensure manufacturability of new designs through the ProLaunch process and 
    identify resource needs for the plant, assist in preparing budgets and major appropriation requests. 
  • You will foster an environment that promotes Eaton’s goals and philosophies and encourages continuous improvement through participation and teamwork. 
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we as individuals and as a company are stronger.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications: 

• Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or BS Industrial Technology degree from an accredited institution. 
• Minimum two (2) years of experience in a manufacturing environment 
• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without  
  company sponsorship. 

Preferred Qualifications:
• Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma techniques/ Lean and Six Sigma Certification
• Demonstrated project management experience
• Experience with MRP systems, MS Office, CAD 
• Robust analytical skills and understanding of problem solving techniques/ tools including
  Six Sigma, 8D, QOS, balanced scorecard, and goal setting. 
• Strong knowledge of business systems and manufacturing processes. 
• Must be able to travel as necessary to Houston, Chicago and Fayetteville, NC.

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: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 054273