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Quality Manager

Eastanollee, Georgia


Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace division is currently seeking a Quality Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Eastanollee, GA facility.

The Quality Manager gives overall direction to all aspects of quality including Quality Management Systems, product quality, customer quality, and employee engagement; developing, implementing and monitoring progress against short and long-rang plans to achieve quality objectives, meeting customer specifications, and contributing to overall profit.


The Quality Manager is responsible for developing and implementing the site level quality strategy and alignment of this strategy to the Eaton Aerospace Group Quality Strategy, including the use of Quality Leading Indicators and focus on quality best practices.  In this role, you will encourage and support employee participation at all levels in the resolution of product quality problems, ensure the provision of employee recognition, as appropriate, and promote positive Company-oriented attitudes towards quality. 


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 develop site level quality strategy and ensure alignment to Eaton Aerospace Group level Quality Strategies

  • You will focus on the use of quality leading indicators and quality best practices

  • You will implement short and long-range plans relative to quality assurance.

  • You will provide timely support and leadership for quality related reporting, problem resolution, and critical customer quality concerns.

  • You will identify needs, select and develop quality talent (Engineering, Systems, Auditing, Inspection, etc) and succession planning.

  • You will develop or modify quality procedures, metrics and processes to achieve quality and on time delivery goals.

  • You will assure effective communication and reporting to customers.
  • You will assure compliance with all customer, third party and regulatory requirements.

  • You will provide support and leadership to the Quality function as it relates to on-going production, original equipment, aftermarket, and new product development.

  • You will support the achievement of Cost of Quality, goals as identified by the Plant Manager.


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 five (5) years’ work experience in a Quality function within an Operations or Manufacturing environment

  • Minimum two (2) years’ work experience managing people
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

  • 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:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Operations or Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Experience within the Aerospace or Automotive industry

  • Knowledge of PFMEA, APQP, PPAP, MSA, Gage R&R
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer

Position Success Criteria:

  • Possesses a thorough understanding of problem solving methods (e.g. Six Sigma, 8-D root cause analysis and associated statistical tools) Quality Systems, and Mil-Stds.

  • Extensive Thorough knowledge of Divisional policies, objectives and procedures regarding detection and analysis of product nonconformance to specification.  Basic understanding of statistical quality control, and Eaton Engineering systems, components and product applications.

  • Thorough knowledge of cost control techniques as they apply to the total quality concept, budgeting and fixed asset planning for return on investment.

  • Administrative skills required to guide product quality, employee involvement and productivity programs.

  • Highly developed human relations, communications and internal consulting skills necessary to establish and maintain effective work relationships with the various plant functions and Division staff, customer and supplier personnel, and to promote and motivate employee involvement in, and acceptance of, new methodologies, etc.

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: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

Job Level: Manager
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: 066243