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Engineering Manager

Auburn, Indiana


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle Group division is currently seeking an Engineering Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Auburn, IN facility.
The Engineering Manager is responsible for planning, organizing and managing the engineering department at the Auburn 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. In this role, you will:
  • You will manage 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 capital projects for the Auburn site utilizing the PROLaunch project management tool as needed.  This includes annual budget preparation, planning and execution.
  • You will manage an engineering team on project components in order to maintain timelines, project initiatives and cost structures.  You will be responsible for delegating project workloads and allocating resources to accomplish desired results.
  • 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, tooling 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 lead all engineering related communication flow and coordination among resources to ensure cost, quality and delivery objectives are met (internal, external, product engineering, etc.)
  • You will promote effective employee relations by providing leadership, coaching and development to the engineering team.
  • You will ensure 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.  Recommend new approaches, policies and procedures to effect continual improvement in production efficiency and customer.
  • You will lead a MESH (Safety) category that supports the plants safety initiatives.
  • You will lead facility maintenance team supporting all aspects of the site facilitates and maintenance initiatives
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 5 years of manufacturing engineering experience
  • Minimum of 2 years of management experience
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Background in automotive/truck industry preferred
  • Proven record with project management implementation and techniques
  • Capital project experience
  • IATF/TS Audit Exposure
  • 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: VEH NAT North America Truck

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 hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 060318