Manufacturing Quality Engineer

Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Quality Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Jackson, MI facility. Relocation assistance will be provided.


The Manufacturing Quality Engineer is functionally responsible for designing, developing, coordinating and deploying work instructions/procedures and associated process controls for the assigned HPWT.  In this role, you will develop process improvements and cost control programs in your 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

In this function you will:
  • Complete Quality Engineering assignments with minimal supervision.
  • Guide and/or provide technical advice and counsel to HPWT assigned to continuous improvement and problem solving.
  • Develop pFMEAs and Control Plans per AIAG standard.
  • Assure that product shipped meets internal and external customer requirements.
  • Lead the corrective action process using 8D, 5 Why, A3, and lean tools.
  • Act as an organizational contact for customer concerns and ensure appropriate corrective actions are deployed.
  • Formulate and implement quality assurance procedures, policies, and standards.  Ensure these documents align with the recognized Aerospace Quality System Standard as well as Eaton Objectives, Policies and Procedures.
  • Perform MSA and process capability studies for key and significant characteristics.
  • Communicate quality issues to front line leaders and factory personnel and lead root cause and permanent corrective action documentation.
  • Direct the disposition and investigation of returned material and internal non-conforming product.  Insure that actions around top pareto items are identified and completed.

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 from accredited institution.

  • Minimum three (3) months of experience working in an engineering, quality or manufacturing function, including co-op/internship experience.

  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future

  • 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 Engineering
  • One (1) year of engineering, quality or manufacturing experience within a production environment

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

  • Experience in performing Quality Audits

  • Useable skills with MS Office software

  • Six Sigma Greenbelt or Blackbelt Certification

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) or Certified Quality Auditor (CQA)

  • Quality System Knowledge (e.g. AS9100, ISO 9001, TS16949)


Additional Information:

  • Position requires interaction with customers, customer representatives, auditors, regulatory agencies and all internal departments/functions/levels.
  • Limited travel may be required (<10%)

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.

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: 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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time