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Quality Engineer

Middlesex, North Carolina


Job Description

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


The Quality Engineer is responsible for designing, developing, coordinating and deploying work instructions/procedures and associated process controls for the assigned High Performance Work Team (HPWT).


In this role, you will develop process improvements and cost control programs in their HPWT. You will review customer/industry/internal specifications to ensure compliance with stated requirements. You will provide technical support to operations, customers, and suppliers. You will lead formal problem solving

for internal and external customers.

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 complete Quality Engineering assignments such as contract review, manufacturing support, PPAP, auditing and corrective action investigations with minimal supervision.

  • You will assist in defining, specifying, and implementing quality standards and procedures for manufacturing processes.

  • You will lead improvement teams in the development and evaluation of process capability, process control plans, analysis of out of control conditions and process audits.

  • You will ensure development, implementation and audit of complex inspection and test plans, standards and acceptance criteria and procedures/work instructions.

  • You will participate in and/or may lead the auditing of internal Quality Systems and completes part approval documentation to assure that customers’ requirements are met in new or modified products and processes.

  • You will provide technical advice and counsel to cross-functional teams assigned to process improvement projects / problem solving teams

  • You will provide technical support to both internal and external customers and suppliers as needed.

  • You will assure that product shipped meets internal and external customer requirements.

  • You will assist in designing and implementing Quality Assurance training programs and conducts training in quality related topics relative to the work.

  • You will ensure the promotion of awareness of customer requirements throughout the organization, and the organizational freedom to resolve matters pertaining to quality.


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:

  • Must obtain Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or Science from an accredited institution by May 2019 to be considered.

  • Minimum three (3) months of experience in a manufacturing environment, including internship/co-op experience

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without 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:

  • Minimum one (1) year of experience in a Quality role in a manufacturing environment

  • Ability to read and understand Blue Prints, Specifications, and Requirements

  • 5-year experience in a manufacturing environment in operations, quality or engineering functions

  • Working experience in Root Cause Analysis, 8D etc. 

  • Experience in performing Quality Audits (ISO9001, AS9100 etc.)

  • Useable skills with MS Office software

  • Six Sigma Greenbelt or Blackbelt Certification

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: 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: 071511