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Quality Engineer

Middlesex, North Carolina


Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace division is seeking a Manufacturing Quality Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Middlesex, NC facility.
The Manufacturing Quality Engineer is responsible for designing, developing, coordinating and deploying work instructions/procedures and associated process controls for the assigned High Performance Work Team (HPWT).
In this role, you will develops process improvements and cost control programs in their HPWT. You will review customer/industry/internal specifications to ensure compliance with stated requirements. You will provide technical support to operations, customers, and suppliers. You will lead formal problem solving
for internal and external customers.
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 Responsibilities:
  • You will complete Quality Engineering assignments with minimal supervision.
  • You will lead and/or provide technical advice and counsel to HPWT assigned to continuous improvement and problem solving.
  • You will develop pFMEAs and Control Plans per AIAG standard.
  • You will assure that product shipped meets internal and external customer requirements.
  • You will lead corrective action process using 8D, 5 Why, A3, and lean tools.
  • You will act as an organizational contact for customer concerns and ensure appropriate corrective actions are deployed.
  • You will formulate and implement quality assurance procedures, policies, and standards. You will ensure these documents align with the recognized Aerospace Quality System Standard as well as Eaton Objectives, Policies and Procedures.
  • You will perform MSA and process capability studies for key and significant characteristics.
  • You will communicate quality issues to front line leaders and factory personnel and lead root cause and permanent corrective action documentation.
  • You will direct the disposition and analysis of returned material and internal non-conforming product. You will ensure that actions around top pareto items are identified and completed.
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.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from accredited institution 
  • Minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment in Operations, Quality or Engineering functions
  • 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. Relocation within the United States.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to read and understand Blue Prints, Specifications, and Requirements
  • 5-year experience in a manufacturing environment in operations, quality or engineering functions
  • Experience in performing Quality Audits
  • Useable skills with MS Office software
  • Six Sigma Greenbelt or Blackbelt Certification

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: Quality

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: 059013