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Quality Engineer

Ellisville, Missouri


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical division is currently seeking a Quality Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Ellisville, MO facility.

The Quality Engineer is responsible for quality support to the team for the manufacture, assembly and testing of internally manufactured products and the shipment of customer orders. In addition, you will support MRB review, Cost Out, Reduction in DPPM, and Improvement Initiatives. 

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:
  • Drive reductions in Defective Parts per Million (DPPM) and improvement in First Pass Yield (FPY) of manufactured products.

  • Review Engineering drawings and changes to assure that they are properly dimensioned and provide proper inspection for the related component.

  • Respond to customer corrective action requests including full root cause analysis, determination of permanent corrective actions, and implementation and follow-up of corrective actions.

  • Collaborate with Design Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, customers, and suppliers to improve manufacturing processes and develop methods to eliminate quality problems - Position requires interaction with external customers and internal personnel at all levels of the organization. Interaction is quite often providing the controlled interface between an Eaton manufacturing supplier (both internal and external) and the Eaton customer.

  • Work with customer, government and other regulatory representatives to interpret or reach agreement on Quality procedures, and acceptability of products and assure compliance with the specified customer and government requirements.

  • Investigate and resolve internal and external product quality problems utilizing quality functional tools such as statistical and analytical tools, PFMEAs, and process capability studies.

  • Review customer rejected product to determine cause and corrective action. 

  • Utilize product audit process to suggest process and/or design changes to improve manufacturability and/or yield. Implement standard work; identify cost out opportunities, in order to drive continuous improvements in products and processes.

  • Maintain accurate records to comply with company and customer record retention requirements. 


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 required.
  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in a manufacturing environment, including co-op experience

  • Must be legally authorized to work within the United States without sponsorship.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Ellisville, MO facility will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited institution required

  • Knowledge of stamping processes, test operations, gauging, SPC, and APQP.

  • Experienced knowledge of ISO9001;2015 Quality System and product/process auditing techniques

Position Success Criteria:
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/activities.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent oral and written communication and interpersonal 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: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CPD UL Bussmann

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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 065353