Manufacturing Engineering Technician (Mechanical)

Job Description

Eaton's Fluid & Electrical Distribution Division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Technician to join our team. This position is based at our Glenolden, PA facility. 


The Manufacturing Engineering Technician primary function is responsible for supporting plant leadership in achieving business and financial goals by developing and maintaining robust manufacturing processes and participating and/or leading continuous improvement / cost out initiatives across the organization. Additional responsibility includes executing the organization’s strategic plan consistent with federal, state, and local regulations, established industry standards, and customer requirements.


Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world.  We created 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:  
  • Be responsible for assisting the manufacturing engineers in all areas of responsibility with primary focus on process checking, assembly, machining conformance to standards, and the maintenance and documentation of work instructions.

  • Provide technical support and instruction for group leaders and operators on proper assembly techniques.

  • Maintain routers and visual work instructions.

  • Assist in the investigation of root cause for non-conformities and implementation of corrective action.  

  • Assist in developing and maintaining robust, cost efficient manufacturing processes and product structures consistent with lean manufacturing practices.

  • Implement processes, fixturing and standard work to remove variation in machining and assembly. 

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 applicants' race, color, religion, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.



Required (Basic) Qualifications: 
  • Must have an Associate’s degree from an accredited institution or a technical certification in a manufacturing operations/skilled trades

  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in a manufacturing/operations or military environment

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50 mile radius of Glenolden, PA will be considered.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation

  • 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, permanent resident (I.e. 'green Card Holder'), Political Asylee or refugee. 

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.

Position Success Criteria: 
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience working with lean tools in a manufacturing/military environment.

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
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No