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Manufacturing Engineer - Entry Level

Belmond, Iowa
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton Vehicle Division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at Belmond, IA facility.

The Manufacturing Engineer, proposes, coordinates and implements projects related to manufacturing engineering.  Conducts activities to achieve daily and long-term safety, quality and productivity goals.  Participates in business unit team meetings and helps the team accomplish department action plans.  Develops safety improvements and works with team to support required upgrades to equipment.


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 day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

  • You will justify capital equipment purchases and research and select vendors for capital projects. Create drawings for components and/or machine design using AutoCAD Inventor

  • You will develop and coordinate projects utilizing basic project management and structured project management skills.

  • You will evaluate machine capabilities and recommend additions, replacements and rebuilds.

  • You will conduct new machine and machine rebuild runoffs.

  • You will establish specifications for requests for quotations.

  • You will design and recommend improved manufacturing processes.

  • Work with business unit teams to develop goals and objectives for that area and implement cost savings ideas.

  • You will evaluate and recommend process improvements to improve quality.

  • You will research and develop solutions to OSHA, ANSI and internal safety requirements for processes and equipment.

  • You will troubleshoot process problems as related to productivity and quality.

  • You will coordinate testing to optimize performance of MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Operating) supply items.


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


Basic Qualification (Required):
  • Bachelor’s degree in, Mechanical Engineering, Engineering Technology, Mechatronics Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or Agricultural engineering from an accredited institution by NO later than May 2019

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

    Preferred Qualification:  
  • Technical knowledge in machine function, processes, control systems, and CNC

  • Prior experience with capital equipment justification, project scheduling and project planning.

    Position Criteria:
  • Experience with AutoCAD Inventor or similar CAD system

  • Ability to communicate with varies levels of an organization

  • Experience with problem solving tools


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: VEH NAA North America Auto

Job Level: Entry Level
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: 061399