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Engineering Manager

Middlesex, North Carolina
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Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulics Division is currently seeking an Engineering Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Middlesex, NC facility.
 
The Engineering Manager will be responsible for planning, organizing and managing the Engineering Department at the facility. You will actively support and strive to meet the strategic goals set by yourself, the facility and Eaton Corporation.
 
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 supervise product, process, plant, manufacturing, assembly, and engineering projects with the goal to improve process capabilities, drive down cost, and improve ease of manufacturing. 
  • You will direct annual budget preparation through the development of capital projects/expenditures.
  • You will manage engineering staff members on project components in order to maintain timelines, project initiatives, and cost structures.  Delegates project workloads and allocate resources to accomplish desired results.
  • You will manage the qualification of new products and raw materials to be incorporated into production.
  • You will assist in interviewing and selecting applicants for vacant positions within the Engineering Department.
  • You will support all departments with improving Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, and Flex Productivity.  This can be accomplished through many means, such as; capital expenditures, process check documentation, value stream mapping, RIE/kaizen events, design improvements, process improvements, manufacturing recommendations, capacity improvements, etc. 
  • You will participate in production decisions involving new and existing product lines to assess/improve equipment & capacity.
  • You will establish and maintain an environment conducive to continuous improvement in manufacturing.  Recommends alternatives for improving production methods, equipment, operating procedures, and working conditions.  This includes working closely with cross functional continuous improvement teams.
  • You will be responsible for all engineering related communication flow and coordination among resources to ensure cost, quality, and delivery objectives are met (internal, external, sales/marketing, engineering, design, etc.).
  • You will promote effective employee relations by providing leadership, coaching, and development to engineering staff. 
  • You will participate in problem-solving meetings, resolves employee concerns, and makes employment-related decisions as needed.
  • You will ensure that all regulatory standards and company policies are understood, supported, and followed by engineering personnel and on the production floor.
  • You will evaluate reports, decisions, and results of departmental concerns in relation to established goals.  Recommends new approaches, policies, and procedures to effect continual improvement in production efficiency and customer.
  • You will be responsible for capital projects and funding.
 
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
  • Minimum of 5 years of manufacturing engineering experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of manager of people experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of capital project experience
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
 
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Background in industrial/hydraulic hose preferred
  • Proven record with project management implementation and techniques
  • Aerospace Industry experience
  • 10+ years of manufacturing engineering experience
  • Lean/Six Sigma Certifications

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: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

Job Level: Manager
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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 058817