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Manufacturing Engineer

Jackson, Michigan
Engineering

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Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Jackson, MI facility.
 
The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible to support the High Performance Work team including day to day floor support, tooling design, gauging, quality, and efficiency. In this role you will make process improvements through collection and analysis manufacturing data to improve safety, product quality, customer delivery, and cost reductions.  Provide on-floor process information for training and meeting engineering standards.  Support and provide production associates the tools required to perform the job  in a manner to meet all requirements.  Support special process and customer audits.
 
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 maintain and Improve safe and environmentally responsible manufacturing processes
    • You will use MESH (Eaton Environmental, Safety and Health process), and other Eaton and industry standard practices.
    • You will design processes to ensure that components and assemblies meet all internal and external customer quality specifications (Eaton Quality System, AS9100, and NADCAP).
    • You will ensure efficiency tied to capital intensity and human resources by utilizing Eaton LEAN and Six Sigma tools
  • You will be an active member of a High Performance Work Team (HPWT)/Focus Factory  to support on-time delivery of customer orders through the manufacturing process excellence, including troubleshooting machine and tooling problems, supporting the DMR process, and implementing continuous flow concepts.
  • You will maintain and improve product flow through the plant through reduced Defective material Report (DMR) and Process stop occurrences.  Resolve issue quickly when product stops occur.
  • You will design gaging, and tooling utilizing CATIA solid modeling software and other engineering analysis and design tools.  Work with suppliers and purchasing to procure tooling, and supplies as required.
  • You will create and maintain pFMEAs, process routers, equipment PMs and Process documents to ensure safety, quality, and cost targets are achieved.
  • You will troubleshoot,  recommend and implement changes in products and processes to improve manufacturability and profitability (cost out).  Work directly with production associates, from all areas of the plant, in the implementation of projects in order to build an inclusive culture and processes that meet the needs of all employees and customers.
  • You will collect and analyze manufacturing data and metrics to aid in design and improvement of processes or products including scrap and defective material report (DMR) system.
  • You will manage activities and budgets for manufacturing and process improvement projects, including the development of the project management requirements and all implementation documentation.
  • You will provide functional and technical support to the HPWT within the assigned area of focus as well as the organization as required to support goals.
  • You will provide support to launch projects through ProLaunch team as required to achieve a flawless launch.
 
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.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution or will graduate with a Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution by December 2018.
  • Minimum 1 year of engineering or manufacturing experience.  
  • 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:
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical, industrial, or aerospace engineering
  • Experience with Nadcap  (or other industry standards) audits preferred. 
  • Previous lean and/or six sigma certification, with demonstrated results preferred
  • Experience in high mix/low volume manufacturing environment preferred.
  • Experience in hose assembly, manual assembly/test, metal fabrication and bend, welding/brazing, chemical processes preferred

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: 058323