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Manufacturing Engineer (Final Operations)

Jackson, Mississippi
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Power and Motion Control Division of Eaton’s Aerospace Group, is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Jackson, Mississippi facility.
The Manufacturing Engineer operates within the plant Manufacturing Engineering organization and requires investigation and analysis of production methods, and/or capital equipment requirement to increase production efficiency and reduce production costs, which might involve modification of production methods.  
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 be responsible for process planning and design, tool development and inspection sheet documentation for production processes.
  • You will direct supervision of hourly employees when Team Leader is absent and perform daily process checks to ensure compliance by technicians.
  • You will have ownership of productivity and efficiency for the final operations area.
  • You will have ownership of productivity and efficiency for the lap and clean area.
  • You will use Problem Solving tools (8D, 5 Why’s, DMAIC) to identity corrective and preventive actions.
  • You will focus on timely processing of customer returns (RMA’s) with detailed failure analysis.
  • You will identify and execute cost out initiatives through productivity improvements and support new product launches into production. 

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in Engineering (including Co-Ops and/or Internships).
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation is being offered for this position. Only candidates residing within a 50 mile radius of Jackson, MS 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 in Aerospace industry.
  • Experience working in Assembly and Test operations.
  • Prior experience in a union environment.
  • Lean/Six Sigma exposure or certification.
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution, a plus.


Position Success Criteria:

  • Strong ethics, values and the ability to influence others’ decision making.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/activities.
  • Knowledge of product and manufacturing process.
  • Process oriented and ability to contribute to continuous improvement.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to support change in a team environment.
  • Ability to build effective teams; creative thinker.
  • Knowledge of or ability to quickly learn aerospace hydraulics products and processes.
  • Collaborative style and ability to work cross-functionally.

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: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 055002