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Senior Materials & Process Engineer

Camarillo, California


Job Description

Eaton’s Fluid and Electrical Division within our Aerospace Group is seeking a Materials & Process Engineer. The Materials & Process Engineer will be based at our Camarillo, CA facility. 
Primary Responsibility:
As a member of the Eaton engineering team, the candidate will work as a Materials and Process (M&P) Engineer in support of all new product development.  These tasks will include, but are not limited to applying technical principles, techniques, theories and concepts for all materials and processes, showing material and process compliance to industry and customer requirements, and providing support to manufacturing in building material process controls.
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.
Essential Functions:
  • Work directly on the manufacturing shop floor giving “hands on” support to manufacturing engineers and fabricators
  • Author material and process specifications for new materials. Revise and update existing material and process specifications
  • Provides production support in implementing Six Sigma process controls to establish high first time yield for new product introduction.
  • Provides Material Information and Usage List to show compliance to industry and customer requirements.
  • Defines engineering requirements to develop, select, or recommend parts, materials, processes, manufacturing technology, machines, devices, tools and automation used in the manufacture of products.
  • Conducts basic analysis to determine performance or reasons for failures of tools, materials, parts or processes.
  • Implements, promotes and maintains a safe work environment by implementing a culture of accidents prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance and application of rules. Identify, control and administer risk and danger in own area.
  • Promotes the company’s mission and vision by actively supporting Eaton’s ethics and values as well as quality policies.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an ABET accredited institution, with a concentration in an Engineering / Polymer Science / Chemical Engineering / Materials and Process discipline.
  • Minimum of 3+ years’ experience working on material and process specifications in product development.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience within manufacturing.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
  • 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 (Not required to be qualified for the job).
  • 2+ years’ experience in Aerospace or manufacturing industries.
  • Experience in thermoplastic, thermoset and rubber molding practices.
  • Must have a good understanding of materials finishing processes that includes all types plating (Nickel, CAD, Gold, & Anodize etc.) and material coatings (Dry lube etc.)
  • Knowledge of basic engineering design principles and the ability to read blue prints.
Position Criteria
  • Initiative, teaming, planning, project management, and communication skills.
  • Ability to apply lab skills to Statistical Process Control, Design of Experiments and Six sigma analysis.
  • Knowledge in forging, casting, extrusion, forming, machining, welding, NDI, heat treatment and related metal processing.
  • Computer skills and familiarity with Microsoft Office.
  • Ability to work with factory mechanics, as well as other organizations such as Manufacturing Engineering, Quality, Industrial Engineering and Design Engineering

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: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

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: 056777