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Facilities Engineer

Sumter, South Carolina


Job Description

Eaton’s Commercial Distribution Products & Assemblies division is currently seeking a Facilities Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Sumter, SC facility.
The Facilities Engineer is responsible for executing site-wide projects including, but not limited to, maintenance efforts and plant infrastructure improvements.
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 manage and execute facility related projects via timelines and applicable project management tools.
  • You will provide capital equipment input for plant capital ( infrastructure ) plan.
  • You will evaluate, specify and implement the operation and upgrades for new and existing equipment.
  • You will initiate purchases for materials and equipment for facility operations.
  • You will support other key plant processes and provide cross-functional support as directed by Manufacturing Engineering Manager.
  • You will manage and maintain HVAC, compressed air, plumbing, lighting, electrical, gas and other key facility support systems in conjunction with ATS, contractors and facility technicians.
  • You will interact with and provide guidance to the ATS maintenance contractor with respect to facility maintenance and facility projects to include prioritization, scheduling, coordination, execution and billing.
  • You will plan and control expenditures for the facility programs and maintain applicable records. Prepare reports on new methods.
  • You will deploy EHS (Environment, Health & Safety) initiatives in support of a Zero Incident Culture
  • You will implement Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF) tools.
  • You will foster a culture that promotes the Eaton Quality System and Eaton Leadership Model.
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:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering from an accredited institution
  • 5 years experience in facility maintenance/engineering capacity.
  • 3 years experience managing people and/or leading project teams
Position Success Criteria :
  • Effective communication skills (written &verbal) required
  • Ability to manage conflict while maintaining a professional posture
  • Must be responsive and able to address emergency actions in support of a 24/7 manufacturing operation
  • Demonstrated proficiency with basic manufacturing tools such as Lean, Six-Sigma, problem solving/decision making.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Demonstrated ability to lead and work collaboratively with cross-functional teams to support customer and manufacturing requirements
  • Ability to influence without authority
  • Proficiency with Auto Cad

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: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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: 060432