Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Specialist

Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulics division is currently seeking an Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Specialist to join our team. This position is based at our Queretaro facility.

The Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Specialist is responsible to integrate and optimize manufacturing processes and capacity to World Class level in the Hydraulics Group operations.

This position is responsible for developing, leading or assisting the following project types:  new capital installation, new capital selection, new capital training, new capital run off, asset consolidation/transfers, make/buy analysis, machine tool control programing, fixture design, tool selection and application, and introduction of information technology to manufacturing processes. The incumbent will have responsibility to assure that simulation models, capacity analyses, and process templates are created and maintained for all assigned key component processes and work flows in the Hydraulics Operations sites and train Hydraulics personnel as needed.  The incumbent may have assignments to new product introduction (NPI) teams and if so will have responsibility and leadership for the manufacturing and operational check list items. 

This position incumbent will work closely with personnel up and down the organization to capture manufacturing expertise and align with the vision to create homogeneous manufacturing within the different manufacturing sites of the Hydraulics Operations.

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.

Some activities related with the position will be:

  • Assist in the development and deployment of Manufacturing Systems roadmaps that support the overall Hydraulics Manufacturing Strategy; research and make innovative recommendations supporting business goals and develop action plans to transfer new technology to existing and new processes globally.

  • Manage Hydraulics Manufacturing projects and requests; coordinate the planning, activities of subordinates, direction and timing of the various phases in the project life cycle, working with stakeholders to provide estimates of resources, costs, and benefits of projects; plan for and manage project resources.

  • Lead/Assist local sites with new capital installation, asset layout, and new product launch

  • Comply with standard EHS practices and guidelines embodying a Zero Incident Culture.

  • Execute process standardization and templates across all Hydraulics facilities as assigned.  Ensure processes meet Environmental, Safety, and Health (MESH) & regulatory requirements.

  • Lead development of detailed manufacturing site simulation models including capacity to be used at local and group levels for virtual evaluation and analysis.

  • Implement digital manufacturing tools and concepts to enhance and promote World Class Manufacturing capability.

  • Provide training as required for key processes and gaging.

  • Capture and redistribute the experience of Process Knowledge experts.

  • Lead/Assist with management of footprint rationalization projects

  • Coordinate activities with Hydraulics EHS, Lean and Quality functions.

     
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Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, Computer Science

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in manufacturing and shop floor production

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Grinding and Finishing processes (grinding, finishing, flat honing, flat slurry lapping, OD grinding)

  • Experience in specifying and purchasing capital equipment

  • Acted as lead in capital projects for $.5M or greater

  • Has substantial experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings

  • Has practical experience using and implementing Lean/Six Sigma tools

  • Has new product launch experience
  • Has experience with ERP systems
  • Has experience with product costing, control plans, routings and make vs. buy analysis

  • Bi-lingual in Spanish and English

Position Criteria

  • Able to plan and organize effectively

  • Self-motivated, dependable
  • Flexibility and adaptability to work in a changing global, virtual organization

  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and switch focus efficiently

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and SolidWorks

  • Travel up to 25%
     

    Preferred Qualifications

  • 3 years of new product launch experience

  • 3 years of experience with 2D/3D CAD (Pro/E) software

  • 3 years of experience in reading and interpreting engineering drawings

  • 3 years of experience with enterprise MRP systems (Oracle, MFG-Pro, JD Edwards)

  • 3 years’ experience with costing, control plans, routings and make vs. buy analysis

  • 3 years’ experience using and implementing Lean/Six Sigma tools

5 years’ experience in Grinding and Finishing processes (lapping, honing, ID/OD grinding, flat honing)

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: Latin America
Organization: Corporate Sector

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time