Special Process / Welding Engineer

Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace division is currently seeking a Special Process / Welding Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Tijuana´s facility.

The Special Process / Welding Engineer is responsible for Provide support to the subject matter experts in where technical direction and assistance for new and existing products, including process design, facility layout, capital equipment, and tooling requirements manufacturing operations.

Responsible for joining manufacturing processes including equipment specification, tooling design, gauging, quality, and efficiency under the subject matter direction and approval. Collect and analyze manufacturing data and implement process improvements that improve safety, product quality, customer delivery, and cost reductions. Provide on-floor process information for training and meeting engineering standards. Support special process and customer audits.

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:

  • Support on-time delivery of customer orders through the manufacturing process, including troubleshooting machine and tooling problems, supporting the DMR process, and implementing continuous flow concepts.

  • Define equipment specifications, design processes and associated tooling. Work with suppliers and purchasing to procure equipment, tooling, and supplies as required.

  • Document process design and improvement via PFMEAs, routers, work instructions, equipment PMs, technique sheets, and equipment programs to ensure safety, quality, and cost targets are achieved.

  • Recommend and implement changes in products and processes to improve manufacturability and profitability (cost out), including functional review of drawings and Engineering specifications (Manufacturing and Product).

  • Mentor and train welders & technicians, in the implementation of projects and joining systems, 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.

  • Develop standard work instructions and training material. Deliver theoretical  training to employees via the TJ Welding University.

  • Provide technical support to manufacturing team within the assigned area of focus including benchmarking of best practices.

  • Support on NADCAP and special process pre-audit, Accreditation Process and Customer Audits.

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:

  • 1 to 2 years of experience in a similar position

  • Bilingual English/ Spanish

  • Medium technical knowledge of welded joint design and processing

  • Experience with AWS D17.1 Specification for Fusion Welding of Aerospace Applications

  • Demonstrated experience in project and time management, organizational, and analytical skills.

  • Good communication skills

  • Computer Skills (MS Office)

  • Project Management skills

  • Understanding of problem-solving methods (Six Sigma, 8D, root cause analysis)

  • Knowledge of industry and customer specific quality registration requirements and certification processes (NADCAP, ISO9001, AS9100, AWS, customer requirements)

  • Knowledge of process auditing techniques to ensure compliance to defined quality requirements

  • Detail Oriented

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization including the High-Performance Work Team (production associates and salaried support peers) and the Plant Leadership Team

  • Demonstrated leadership of Lean/Continuous Improvement/Six Sigma projects

  • Experience with tube assembly manufacturing processes

  • Experience with NADCAP requirements and audit process

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Support HR Skill Matrix training

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: Latin America
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

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