Senior Quality Engineer, Supplier Process

Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace Division is currently seeking a Senior Quality Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Euclid, OH facility.

Position Overview:

The Senior Quality Engineer is responsible for providing Quality support as part of the High Performance Work team. The team is responsible for supplier support to the team responsible for the design, manufacture, assembly and testing of internally manufactured products and purchased parts. In addition, supports issues such as MRB review, Cost Out, Reduction in DPPM, and Improvement Initiatives. 


The Euclid facility has approximately 400 employees and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and delivery of Aerospace Fuel Pumping components, systems and services to the global aftermarket and OEM markets.

 

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:

 
  • Work with suppliers developing parts and/or transitioning parts from another supplier. This includes clarifications of Eaton requirements, assisting Engineering in design for manufacture, reviewing PPAP, First Article Inspections and supplier processes primarily at casting suppliers.

  • Drive reductions in Defective Parts Per Million (DPPM), Scrap and improvement in First Pass Yield (FPY) of purchased products. 

  • Support response to customer requested corrective action and support of customers regarding purchased materials.

  • Support operations through timely disposition of supplier related nonconforming materials found during manufacturing and requiring corrective actions to avoid recurrence.

  • Support operations by interfacing with suppliers to drive corrective action through DMRs to get full root cause analysis, determination of permanent corrective actions, and implementation and follow-up of corrective actions.

  • Collaborate cross functionally, including customers to drive improvement to processes and develop methodologies to improve quality.  This position requires interaction with external customers and suppliers as well as internal personnel at all levels of the organization. Interaction is quite often providing the controlled interface between an Eaton manufacturing supplier (both internal and external) and the Eaton customer.

  • Work with customer, government and other regulatory representatives to interpret or reach agreement on Quality procedures, and acceptability of products and assure compliance with the specified customer and government requirements.

  • Lead or participate continuous improvement efforts for internal and external processes utilizing quality functional tools such as statistical and analytical tools, PFMEAs, MSAs, control plans, PPAP, and process capability studies.

  • Utilize product audit process to suggest process and/or design changes to improve manufacturing efficiency and effectiveness and/or yield. Implement standard work; identify cost out opportunities, in order to drive continuous improvements in products and processes.

  • Maintain accurate records to comply with company and customer record retention requirements.

 

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


Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, Material Science or Metallurgy from an accredited institution required.

  • Minimum three (3) years of work experience in a foundry/metal casting environment or providing supplier oversight at foundries.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship both now and in 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 that currently reside within 50 miles of the Euclid, OH facility will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 
  • Five (5) years of experience in a foundry/metal casting environment or providing supplier oversight at foundries.

  • Familiarity with castings and casting processes and machining of castings preferably aluminum castings.

  • Familiarity with special processes, particularly FPI and NDT used at foundries.

  • Understanding of GD&T application in the casting process

 

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: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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, 25 % of the Time