Sr. Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking a Sr. Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Aguascalientes facility.

The Sr. Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for Analyze problems and supervise corrections related to machine capability and production rates (OEE). Maintain and improve current manufacturing processes to produce parts according to specification. Actively participate in the continuous improvement processes of the plant and implement cost-savings in manufacturing to reduce waste including corrective actions that lead to an immediate impact to business results. Reduce high-risk priority numbers in manufacturing PFMEA´s. Train and educate operators to optimize use of new and transferred equipment.  Initiate and maintain process sheets for each step of the manufacturing process. Support PROLaunch by participating in aspects related to manufacturing of new released components or assemblies; review and evaluate new products, processes, equipment and facility proposal; execute installation, runoff, and startup of transferred and new equipment.  Complete runoffs and PPAP´s on time according to established schedules.

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:

  • Analyze problems and supervise corrections related to machine capability and production rates (OEE). Maintain and improve current manufacturing processes to produce parts to specification.

  • Actively participate or champion in the continuous improvement process of the plant and implement cost-savings in manufacturing to reduce waste including corrective actions to make an immediate impact to business results. Reduce high-risk priority numbers in manufacturing PFMEA´s.  

  • Champion key initiatives for the plant and utilize EBS to achieve plant goals.  Implement ELS tools such as Value Stream Mapping, Continuous Flow Manufacturing, Setup Reduction, 5s, etc.

  • Train and inform cell technicians on current process techniques and new manufacturing concepts.  Train and educate operators to optimize use of new and transferred equipment.  Initiate and maintain process sheets for each step of the manufacturing process.

  • Support PROLaunch - Participating in aspects related to manufacturing of new released components or assemblies.  Review and evaluate new products, processes equipment and facility proposal. Lead and execute installation, runoff, and startup of transferred and new equipment.  Complete runoffs and PPAP´s on time according to established schedules.

  • Define min/max supply of all related items to equipment, such as spare parts and other supplies.

  • Comply with requirements of the Quality System.
  • Champion multi-disciplinary teams in activities related to manufacturing issues.

  • Lead, facilitate and coordinate production activities and resources according to established proactive and/or policies within their job area to ensure the timely delivery or quality parts that meet or exceed customer expectations.

  • Establishes and identify best layout distribution

  • Directs the Increased use of systems approaches that integrate engineering, automation, ergonomic & environmental issues and information technology in the workplace.

  • Implements, promotes and maintains a safe work environment by implementing a culture of accidents prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance and application of rules. Identify, control and administer risk and danger in own area.

  • Promotes the company’s mission by actively supporting Eaton’s ethics and values as well as quality policies.

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

 

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Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Demonstrated knowledge and training in automation, error proofing techniques

  • Experience in automotive industry and IATF 16949

  • Previous experience in assembly processes
  • Experience conducting multidisciplinary teams.
  • Quality basics such as statistical process control, capability studies and gage R&R´s

  • Skills at interpreting mechanical drawings and basic use of CAD systems.

  • Knowledge of machinery functions (hydraulic, electrical, mechanical operations)

  • Background or experience in quality basics, Core tools such as statistical process control, capability studies and MSA studies.


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: Latin America
Organization: VEH NAA North America Auto

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