Manufacturing Engineer Co-op

Job Description

Eaton’s Co-Op Program at our Jackson, MI Aerospace Group Manufacturing Plant is for students pursuing a degree in engineering.
The objective of this program is to develop your technical skills in engineering through a practical experience, and assist in your personal development of leadership competencies through training, networking and coaching.  During the program you will provide engineering services to support the operations of our dynamic and exciting Aerospace business through an assignment in one of the following departments, based upon your interest and business need:  New Program Development, Product Engineering, or Manufacturing Engineering. 

A brief description for each of these possible assignments follows:

New Program Development
In this assignment you will be responsible for assisting in the launch of new Aerospace programs (products) utilizing ProLaunch, Eaton’s standard approach to new product and program development.  This includes the design, development, implementation, and improvement of safe and environmentally responsible manufacturing processes; managing new program metrics and facilitating efforts to drive continual improvement with new program launches; participating on cross-functional integrated ProLaunch teams; and designing equipment, gauging, and tooling utilizing CATIA solid modeling software and other engineering analysis and design tools.           
Manufacturing Engineering
In this assignment you will be responsible for our manufacturing processes including equipment specification, tooling design, gauging, quality, and efficiency.  You will collect and analyze manufacturing data and implement process improvements that advance safety, product quality, customer delivery, and cost reductions.  Additionally, you will support special process and customer audits.
All assignments may have additional responsibilities as assigned.
Our co-op program provides you with great exposure to Eaton Aerospace Group operations and would prepare you for a potential opportunity to join an engineering or operations role within Eaton upon graduation.


Basic Requirements
  • Actively enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program in engineering at an accredited institution
  • Must have a combined GPA of 2.5 or higher (please do not round)
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship on a continual permanent basis
  • 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.

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: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

Job Level: Entry Level
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