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Manufacturing Engineer

Arden, North Carolina


Job Description

Eaton’s Industrial Controls Division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Avery Creek, North Carolina facility.
The Manufacturing Engineer will be responsible for manufacturing engineering, cost out and continuous improvement of Avery Creek processes and products.
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 develop and improve manufacturing processes by understanding manufacturing methods.
  • You will design new systems and processes for the introduction of new products or for the improvement of existing ones.
  • You will work closely with electrical systems and circuits; using a multimeter, evaluating test results
  • You will look for cost out opportunities through VAVE, Kaizen, product re-design; collaborate with supply chain, marketing and engineering to facilitate cost out progress.
  • You will have a strong involvement with continuous improvement in the facility, including team training and engagement.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in engineering within a manufacturing environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Avery Creek, NC facility will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Six Sigma Green Belt, strongly preferred.
  • Prior electrical experience.

Position Success Criteria:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software
  • Strong presentation 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: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CPD ICD Industrial Controls Division

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 059373