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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Raleigh, North Carolina; Raleigh, North Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical division is currently seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Raleigh, NC facility.
The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for implementing Lean Manufacturing concepts, including Value Stream Map evaluation of current state production opportunities and the implementation of future state throughout all areas of operations.
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 deploy Lean Tools as appropriate
  • You will evaluate current and future state manufacturing processes and ensures that sound engineering and manufacturing principles are being followed
  • You will prioritize safety and repeatability of existing processes, addressing identified concerns
  • You will recommend changes to existing manufacturing processes to improve manufacturing productivity and improve lean flow of materials
  • You will document manufacturing processes with work instructions
  • You will generate and implement Engineering Change Notices enhancing product quality and reducing product cost
  • You will initiate, develop and manage capital improvement projects including manufacturing equipment, facility enhancements and new product start-ups
  • You will drive continuous improvement on the shop floor, including opportunities to improve Quality, Productivity, and cost reduction
  • You will manage and complete multiple projects on schedule with minimal supervision.
  • You will support multiple product lines and a wide variety of assembly processes
  • You will foster an environment that promotes Eaton’s goals, philosophies, and encourages continuous improvement through participation and teamwork
  • You will drive NPI activities in assigned work cells (layouts, materials, costing)
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we as individuals and as a company are stronger.
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in engineering or manufacturing engineering
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Only candidates who reside within a 60 mile radius of Raleigh, NC will be considered.
Position Criteria:
  • Knowledge of a wide variety of manufacturing processes including assembly and pull systems.
  • Technical understanding and experience with Lean Manufacturing Systems and Six Sigma methodology.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineer, or Manufacturing Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Experience with MRP systems (SAP)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications
  • Experience with  Microsoft Project
  • AutoCAD system experience
  • Lean/Six Sigma/CI Certifications
  • Electrical Industry Experience

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 PQD OPS Operations

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: No

Requisition ID: 058206