Eaton Careers

Manufacturing Engineer

Middlesex, North Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton Aerospace division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at Middlesex NC facility.

The Manufacturing Engineer designs, develops and implements products and manufacturing processes to facilitate cost reduction and continuous improvement in safety, quality, productivity, and cycle time. 

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 investigate, analyze, and troubleshoot product design, equipment operations, production methods and processes.

  • You will provide engineering expertise for operation and maintenance of equipment, and manufacturing processes to ensure safe and capable operations.

  • You will Identify and implement new manufacturing methods and process modification recommendations for reduction of waste, cost, enhanced safety, or improved delivery.

  • You will develop cost justification and project plans for new/modified tooling, machinery, or other Capital Projects.

  • You will coordinate implementation of new products into manufacturing. Create, review and approve product and process test reports necessary to gain customer approval of new or modified product designs.

  • You will facilitate product redesign related to raw material or production/customer concerns.

  • You will establish, maintain, and audit Engineering Specifications, Bills of Material, Process Routers, Production Standards, and Process FMEA’s for new and existing products.

  • You will assist in evaluation of potential and existing suppliers and provide support for resolution of supplier quality concerns.

  • You will analyze data relative to cost, product, machine capability, waste elimination, hazard identification, and resolution of manufacturing problems and quality concerns.

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


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 1 year of manufacturing experience

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Hose Manufacturing Experience

  • Experience managing capital projects

  • Familiarity with Lean tools

 Position Success Criteria:
  • Knowledge of cost estimating and cost out skills / tools required.

  • Knowledge and application of problem solving tools and methodologies.

  • Proficiency with various computer software and applications such as CAD/CAM, Excel, Word, MS Project, Minitab.

  • Excellent written and oral communication 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: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

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

Requisition ID: 061773