Engineering Manager

Job Description

Eaton’s Power Motion Controls division, a part of our Hydraulics sector, is currently seeking an Engineering Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Shawnee, OK location. 

Position Overview:

The Engineering Manager is responsible for leading, facilitating and coordinating the engineering activities and resources per established practices and/or policies within the job area. They will ensure quality parts that meet or exceed customer expectations while keeping safety first.


They will coordinate manufacturing and machinery feasibility of new or existing products and implement cost effective machining methods, while estimating manufacturing costs of new products, including procurement of CNC machinery, tooling, and gaging.


The incumbent will establish and maintain positive employee relations by adherence to Eaton’s Values, Ethics, and Philosophies. Additionally, the Engineering Manager clearly communicates expectations and consistently holds self and employees accountable for performance


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:
  • Develop and establish metal cutting machinery processes including programming CNC machines, establish routing, and provide detailed operation instruction documents for machined parts.

  • Direct the procurement of specialized machine tools and gages by evaluating design concepts, initiating full orders, justifying expenditures and submitting capital appropriation requests.

  • Coordinate and direct CNC machine selection and cost justification.  Interview suppliers, perform machine run offs, and approve machining capability of new capital equipment.

  • Implement changes and improvements in machine tooling, gaging, and inspection methods to produce a higher quality product.

  • Analyze machining problems and provide solutions to improve processing methods, i.e.., cost reduction, scrap reduction and productivity improvements.

  • Participate in design review of product drawing, making suggested changes when needed.

  • Provide input in product growth strategy.

  • Spearhead new product launches.
  • Develop engineers and coach for success.

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 in Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 5 years’ related manufacturing engineering experience

  • 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.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Advanced technical knowledge of CNC machining, tooling, tool design, and gaging for metal cutting applications.

  • CNC programming knowledge and experience with various controls for metal cutting applications.

  • Knowledge of hydraulics, electronics, coolants, lubricants, inspection and quality requirements.

  • Advanced knowledge of machine speeds and feeds, metal properties, and high precision tolerances.

  • Accountable and action-oriented; ability to drive change and business results

  • Knowledge of heat treat operations

  • Knowledge of assembly operations

Position Criteria:
  • 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.

  • Proficiency in standard business software packages (MS Word, Project, Excel, PowerPoint)

  • Ability to influence and partner with stakeholders independently

  • Strong facilitation/coaching skills


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: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time