Sr. Opex Manufacturing Engineer

Job Description

Eaton’s Power Components Division is currently seeking a Senior Engineer Opex to join our team. This position is based at our Arecibo facility.


The Senior Engineer Opex provides support to Arecibo's manufacturing operations in Feeders or Assembly. This includes the establishment of manufacturing processes, control and capacity analysis, cost studies, safety assessments, quality control implementations and continuous improvements of manufacturing processes

  1. Defines, coordinates, leads and executes actions to improve productivity, quality, scrap reduction, PPMs reduction, capacity and OTP increase, safety improvement and operational cost reduction.
  2. Defines and leads process improvement projects in order to improve plant’s indicators (PPM, Warranty Claims, Fill Rate, On-Time Performance, OEE, Productivity and Scrap).
  3. Develops, evaluates and improves manufacturing methods and processes.
  4. Designs visual controls and embedded test.
  5. Analyzes and plans work force utilization, space requirements and work process flow.
  6. Designs layout of equipment and workspace for maximum efficiency.
  7. Generates, reviews, updates and develops JSA’s, Standard Work Instruction, Visual aids and MIL's.
  8. Trains and certifies manufacturing operators.
  9. Develops & updates VSM for Currents and Future states.
  10. Provides guidance for the proper selection of manufacturing equipment and tools.
  11. Performs and prepares capacity studies.
  12. Works with the requirements established by Lean (Standard Work Flow, Manning, Layout, Operation Balance Chart, VSM, Cross Training and TPM), EQS and Mesh.
  13. Responsible for the implementation of Lean / Kaizen Events in mfg. areas.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Industrial, Mechanical or Electrical Engineering
  • 5 years of experience in manufacturing environment, Lean tools, capacity analysis, manning process, cost savings and capital projects.
  • Strong background & knowledge in Feeders Metal Forming processes for mechanical and electrical components.
  • Bilingual – English\Spanish with good oral and written communication skills
  • PC Proficiency including knowledge of MS windows operating systems, MS Office and Minitab.
  • Experience using and implementing Lean (Standard Work Flow, Manning, Layout, Operation Balance Chart, VSM and Cross Training).
  • Experience Leading cost savings initiatives and projects.
  • Experience justifying, managing and implementing capital projects.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.    #LI-AKR3

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: EPG CPD PCD Power Components Division

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: No