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Facilities Engineer

Lincoln, Illinois
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Residential Wiring Devices division, a part of our Electrical sector, is currently seeking a Facilities Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Lincoln, IL facility.
The Facilities Engineer is responsible for coordinating plant maintenance at the Lincoln facility.  In this role, you will work with engineering to ensure buildings, grounds, equipment, and machines are in a safe and productive condition.
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 participate in understanding and adhering to OSHA, FM Global, MESH and EPA regulations and ensure that equipment, processes, and grounds meet all requirements
  • You will serve as the subject matter expert for methods and processes related to powder coat painting
  • You will stay current on “state of the art” equipment and maintenance techniques, including energy management processes and recommend replacement equipment as needed
  • You will arrange for and manage the performance of outside contracting services for building additions/improvements, equipment installation, and abnormal maintenance, ensuring that they are trained in all safety matters and that insurance coverage certificates are on file
  • You will assist in the hiring of maintenance personnel by providing input into the evaluation and training of new employees and apprentices
  • You will monitor energy usage and recommend energy saving techniques to top management through oversight of energy audits and maintaining energy conservation reports
  • You will manage fork truck fleet vendor by reviewing usage, repairs, and recommending improvements
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience with environmental health and safety standards
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in the electrical and mechanical fields, equipment and machine design, building and plant maintenance techniques
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution 
  • Experience with high-volume powder coating
  • Experience with understanding and adhering to ISO 14001 and 9001 standards
  • Knowledge in structural and architectural matters
  • Administrative knowledge in company policies, procedures, and budget control
Position Success Criteria :
  • Ability to act as facilities maintenance manager when needed.
  • Ability to analyze trends and suggest improvements where needed
  • Ability to problem solve and apply changes in a timely manner
  • Strong inter-personal skills

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: EPG RWDD Residential Wiring Devices Div

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 059157