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Manufacturing Engineer

Jackson, Michigan
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace division has an opening for a Manufacturing Engineer. The position is located at the Jackson, MI facility.

Functionally responsible to support the High-Performance Work team including day to day floor support, tooling design, gauging, quality, and efficiency. Process improvement through collection and analysis manufacturing data to improve safety, product quality, customer delivery, and cost reductions.  Provide on-floor process information for training and meeting engineering standards.  Support and provide production associates the tools required to perform the job in a manner to meet all requirements.  Support special process and customer audits. 

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 maintain and Improve safe and environmentally responsible manufacturing processes

  • You will be an active membership of a High-Performance Work Team (HPWT)/Focus Factory to support on-time delivery of customer orders through the manufacturing process excellence, including troubleshooting machine and tooling problems, supporting the DMR process, and implementing continuous flow concepts.

  • You will maintain and improve product flow through the plant through reduced Defective Material Report (DMR) and Process stop occurrences.  Resolve issue quickly when product stops occur.

  • Design gaging, and tooling utilizing CATIA solid modeling software and other engineering analysis and design tools.  Work with suppliers and purchasing to procure tooling and supplies as required.

  • You will create and maintain pFMEAs, process routers, equipment PMs and Process documents to ensure safety, quality, and cost targets are achieved.

  • You will Troubleshoot, recommend and implement changes in products and processes to improve manufacturability and profitability (cost out).  Work directly with production associates, from all areas of the plant, in the implementation of projects to build an inclusive culture and processes that meet the needs of all employees and customers.

  • You will collect and analyze manufacturing data and metrics to aid in design and improvement of processes or products including scrap and defective material report (DMR) system.

  • You will manage activities and budgets for manufacturing and process improvement projects, including the development of the project management requirements and all implementation documentation.

  • You will provide functional and technical support to the HPWT within the assigned area of focus as well as the organization as required to support goals.

  • You will provide support to launch projects through Prelaunch team as required to achieve a flawless launch

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 completed no later than May 2019.

  • 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 mechanical, industrial, or aerospace engineering from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum 1 year of engineering, operations, or manufacturing experience

  • Experience with Nadcap (or other industry standards) audits preferred. 

  • Previous lean and/or six sigma certifications, with demonstrated results preferred

  • Experience in high mix/low volume manufacturing environment preferred.

  • Experience in hose assembly, manual assembly/test, metal fabrication and bend, welding/brazing, chemical processes preferred

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: No

Requisition ID: 068987