Eaton’s Fluid Electrical Distribution division, a part of our Aerospace sector, is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Jackson, MI location.
This position requires ability to support the High Performance Work team including day to day floor support, tooling design, gauging, quality, and efficiency. The incumbent will contribute to process improvement through collection and analysis manufacturing data to improve safety, product quality, customer delivery, and cost reductions.
You will provide on-floor process information for training and meeting engineering standards while, supporting production associates, special process, and customer audits.
The candidate will maintain safe and environmentally responsible manufacturing processes using MESH (Eaton Environmental, Safety and Health process) and other Eaton and industry standard practices. They will design processes to ensure that components and assemblies meet all internal and external customer quality specifications (Eaton Quality System, AS9100, and NADCAP), while ensuring efficiency for capital intensity and human resources by utilizing Eaton LEAN and Six Sigma tools.
You will actively contribute to a High Performance Work Team (HPWT)/Focus Factory to support on-time delivery of customer orders through the manufacturing process excellence, including troubleshooting machine and tooling problems, supporting the DMR process, and implementing continuous flow concepts.
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Maintain and improve product flow through the plant through reduced Defective material Report (DMR) and Process stop occurrences. Resolve issue quickly when product stops occur.
Design gaging, and tooling utilizing CATIA solid modeling software and other engineering analysis and design tools. Work with suppliers and purchasing to procure tooling, and supplies as required.
Create and maintain pFMEAs, process routers, equipment PMs and Process documents to ensure safety, quality, and cost targets are achieved.
Troubleshoot, recommend and implement changes in products and processes to improve manufacturability and profitability (cost out). Work directly with production associates, from all areas of the plant, in the implementation of projects in order to build an inclusive culture and processes that meet the needs of all employees and customers.
Collect and analyze manufacturing data and metrics to aid in design and improvement of processes or products including scrap and defective material report (DMR) system.
Manage activities and budgets for manufacturing and process improvement projects, including the development of the project management requirements and all implementation documentation.
Provide functional and technical support to the HPWT within the assigned area of focus as well as the organization as required to support goals.
Provide support to launch projects through ProLaunch team as required to achieve a flawless launch.
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Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution (degree must be completed by December 2019)
Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within 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.
No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Jackson, MI will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
Bachelor degree in mechanical, industrial, or aerospace engineering
Experience with Nadcap (or other industry standards) audits preferred.
Previous lean and/or six sigma certification, with demonstrated results preferred
Experience in high mix/low volume manufacturing environment preferred.
Experience in hose assembly, manual assembly/test, metal fabrication and bend, welding/brazing, chemical processes preferred
- Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work in a matrix environment, get results and drive change through others.
Effective oral and written communication skills as well as planning and organizational skills.
Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus
Ability to effectively present results and recommendations to senior-level executive team.
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Job: Manufacturing & Operations
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution
Job Level: Individual Contributor
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