Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Product Group is seeking a Sr. Manufacturing Engineer for its Crouse Hinds Division.  The Sr. Manufacturing Engineer position will be located in Syracuse, NY.  

Position Overview: 

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for owning and driving the manufacturing engineering and quality programs for your assigned area.  You will be responsible for defining and driving the productivity and quality strategies for your area. You will facilitate efficient operations within the production area, optimizing existing processes, and to ensuring that production goals are met. You will own the project deck for all productivity and improvement projects in your area. This position is accountable to plan, design, develop and implement major plant engineering projects in order to create and maintain efficient and safe utilization of plant facilities to affect the most economical manufacturing cost.


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 function you will: 

  • Lead, facilitate and execute projects using the Eaton Business System approach to Lean/SS principles and processes to deliver results
  • Identify and prioritize opportunities to improve productivity throughout the facility
  • Use lean and statistical tools, approaches and techniques to create process management and measurement systems and develop a continuous improvement mindset
  • Evaluate and recommend best solutions to given problems weighing economic return and compatibility with layout of plant facilities
  • Investigate and solve problems in manufacturing of products; perform manufacturing methods studies to determine optimum process and methods.
  • Partner with and advise development and modification engineers to ensure that new designs incorporate provisions for maximum manufacturing economy
  • Identify new equipment and manufacturing technologies and make recommendations regarding equipment, plant changes in manufacturing facilities, including material flow and plant design
  • Prepare capital equipment requests, as required
  • Develop operational procedures and manufacturing routings and production standards
  • Design tooling and machinery necessary to implement advised processes and methods
  • Implement cost reduction projects for methods, processes, and materials on present manufactured products
  • Align local quality efforts with divisional leadership to drive an effective quality assurance and improvement strategy
  • Adhere to Federal, State and Eaton EH&S  standards
  • Coordinate external facility contract services and ensure contractor compliance with Eaton’s safety policies 

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Basic Qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution
  • 8 years of experience in Manufacturing Operations or Engineering in a manufacturing environment
  • 4 years of continuous improvement experience
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now and in the future
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Only candidates in the immediate geographic area (50 mile radius) will be considered  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial, Manufacturing or Mechanical Engineering
  • 10 years of experience in Manufacturing Operations or Engineering in a manufacturing environment
  • 5 years of continuous improvement experience
  • Union experience

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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 – Canada
Organization: EPG CHD EP Americas

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: No