Eaton Co-op - Aftermarket Engineering Co-op - Jackson, MS

Job Description

We make what matters work.

At Eaton, we believe that power, whether it’s electrical, hydraulic or mechanical power -- is a fundamental part of people’s lives. Technology, transportation, energy and infrastructure—these are things the world relies on every day. That’s why  we are dedicated to helping our customers across the world find new ways to manage power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. And we’re committed to improving people’s lives, the communities where we live and work, and the planet our future generations will depend on. Because that’s what really matters–and  we’re here to make sure it works.

While our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services, our culture and what we value can be represented in six essential leadership attributes expected of all Eaton employees.
  • We’re ethical -- we play by the rules and act with integrity.
  • We’re passionate -- we care deeply about what we do. We set high expectations and we perform.
  • We’re accountable -- we seek responsibility and take ownership. We  do what we say.
  • We’re efficient -- we value speed and simplicity.
  • We’re transparent -- we say what we think. We make it okay to disagree.
  • We learn – we are curious, adaptable, and willing to teach what we know.
The Aftermarket Engineering Co-op Student will assist manufacturing engineers and other operations personnel by performing tasks and assignments related to planning, machining, assembling and testing hydraulic components and systems for aerospace and military applications. Daily activities will include cross-functional interaction with quality, procurement, and design.
Potential tasks are summarized below:
  • Perform production analysis and recommend process improvements.
  • Learn lean concepts and tools.  Participate in lean events (RIE)
  • Design/model/procure assembly fixtures and tools.
  • Perform and develop monthly performance reports.
  • Utilize EDGE system in planning work orders, etc.
  • Identify issues and update Component Maintenance Manuals as required.
Throughout the training cycle, this program provides participants with meaningful projects where individual efforts and contributions are critical.  Participants will receive multiple opportunities for formal training, networking, and assignment coaching in addition to receiving ongoing formal feedback in order to evaluate personal progress and identify development opportunities.


Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements):

  • Actively enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program majoring in Industrial Engineering or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Sophomore or Junior standing
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 3.50 or higher (please do not round)

  • 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 Experience:
  • Pro E/Solid Works
  • Tool design
  • Lean Manufacturing

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 FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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 region only
Travel: No