Manufacturing Engineering Manager

Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace division has an opening for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager. The position is located at the Euclid, OH facility.


Position Overview:

The Manufacturing Engineering Manager is responsible for planning, organizing, and management of the plant’s overall Manufacturing Engineering activities to support manufacturing operations. Provides the necessary technical direction to improve productivity, process/product improvement and reduction of overall product cost, while meeting production schedules. Also serves as liaison between Design Engineering and plant’s manufacturing team. 


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


In This Function You Will:

  • Supervise product, process, plant, manufacturing, assembly, and engineering projects to improve process capabilities, drive down cost, and improve manufacturing capabilities.

  • Support annual budget preparation through the development of capital projects/expenditures.

  • Drive accountability to maintain timelines, project initiatives, and cost structures.  Delegate project workloads and allocate resources to accomplish desired results.

  • Manage the qualification of new products and raw materials to be incorporated into the manufacturing process as well as Leading assessment and selection of talent for Manufacturing engineering positions.

  • Strive to exemplify the Eaton Leadership Model on an ongoing basis.  Support all departments with improving Safety, Quality, Delivery, Inventory, and Flex Productivity through capital expenditures, process check documentation, value stream mapping, RIE/kaizen events, design improvements, process improvements, manufacturing recommendations, capacity improvements, etc.

  • Participate in manufacturing process decisions involving new and existing product lines to assess/improve equipment & capacity.

  • Enforce an environment conducive to continuous improvement in manufacturing.  Recommend alternatives for improving production methods, equipment, operating procedures, and working conditions.  This includes working closely with cross functional continuous improvement teams.

  • Coordinate manufacturing engineering functional communication among resources to ensure cost, quality, and delivery objectives are met (internal, external, sales/marketing, engineering, design, etc.).

  • Evaluate reports, decisions, and results of departmental concerns in relation to established goals. 


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. 



Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution is required.

  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment is required.

  • Minimum 3 years of supervisory experience is required.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

  • 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 Qualification:
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering or MBA from an accredited institution

  • Experience in Aerospace industry
  • Experience in a union environment
  • Lean manufacturing expertise

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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

Job Level: Manager
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