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Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Quality

Lincoln, Illinois


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical division is currently seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Quality to join our team. This position is based at our Lincoln, IL facility.

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Quality is responsible for coordinating, managing and assisting with plant quality issues as they pertain to products and processes, critical processes, division and corporate quality requirements and reporting, EQS, ISO and related training.

Reporting to the plant Operations Excellence Manager, the Senior Manufacturing Engineer - Quality will establish controls to measure and track critical plant processes, collects analyzes and reports monthly on all relevant processes and information and reviews purchase part rejections for notification to suppliers and resolution of issues. In this role, you will manage Plant ISO Processes and works daily with plant personnel to answer questions, address issues and drive continuous improvement in processes and outcomes.


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 receive and resolve all quality issues for international products.

  • You will establish controls to measure and track critical plant processes through coordination of plant’s Six-Sigma Program.

  • You will review and approve all purchase orders and invoices for durable tooling within the capital program to insure adherence to plant’s budget.

  • You will review purchased part rejections for notification to suppliers and resolution of issues.

  • You will work with quality systems specialist in management of ISO programs for plant.

  • You will participate in design and process FMEA for new and redesigned products.

  • You will coordinate quality department efforts during absence or manager, reviewing all incoming correspondence for necessary actions.


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:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience working in a Quality Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering or Manufacturing Engineering role

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Experience working with ISO 9001 QMS
  • Knowledge of electrical principles
  • Working knowledge SPC and associated software.

  • Good written and oral communication skills, and the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization.

  • Knowledge of sheet metal fabrication, molding, welding, assembly and finishing processes.

  • Experience utilizing problem solving skills

  • Good working knowledge of routing processes and associated software.

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: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG RWDD Residential Wiring Devices Div

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 063451