Manufacturing Engineer

July 8, 2021
Glenolden, PA
Job Type


Eaton’s Aerospace Fluid Electrical Distribution division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Glenolden, PA facility. The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for supporting plant leadership in achieving business and financial goals by developing and maintaining robust manufacturing processes and leading continuous improvement / cost out initiatives across the organization. In this role, you will execute the organization’s strategic plan consistent with federal, state, and local regulations, established industry standards, and customer requirements. 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 maintain robust, cost efficient manufacturing processes and product structures consistent with lean manufacturing practices. Must be mindful of process and test capabilities and recognize organizational core competencies. Perform root cause and failure analysis as required. Lead cost-out events and promotes culture of continuous improvement. Apply lean manufacturing techniques as means to eliminate waste and deliver products to customer’s expectations. Implement methods and practices to reduce variation. Demonstrate ability to understand source(s) of variation and identify impact of tolerance stacks in assemblies by applying Six Sigma Design and Development strategies. Conduct designed experiments. Understand application of SPC and gage R&R. Participate in concurrent engineering efforts and critical design reviews to minimize product development costs and maximize useful life of products. Conduct Design For Manufacturing and value engineering initiatives as applicable. Develop work breakdown structures as a tool to develop cost estimates. Participate in new product development projects using ProLaunch as a tool to articulate deliverables and a vehicle to commit to schedules Act as manufacturing liaison for products from inception through shipment to customer. Develop and integrate new processes and methodologies as to provide competitive advantages for the business. Compose Capital Appropriation Requests (including payback and net present value analysis) for acquisition of equipment to support emerging and existing technologies. Train associates as required. Assist leadership team and others in performing work load analysis and resources optimization. Extract and manipulate data from ERP systems as needed. Communicate vision of organization via verbal communication and actions. Interpret strategic plan for purpose of developing goals for self. Manage multiple projects and delivers same on timely basis. Why work at Eaton? We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site. Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites) Healthcare/retirement savings programs Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico) 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 Manufacturing, Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution. Minimum of one (1) year manufacturing experience. Minimum of one (1) year of experience using 2D and 3D computer-aided design (CAD) software to produce models and drawings of assembly and/or machining fixtures. Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or 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 is offered for this position. All candidates must currently reside within 50 miles of the Glenolden, PA facility to be considered. Preferred Qualifications: Previous CNC or manual machining experience. Certified Six Sigma Green Belt with applied knowledge of Six Sigma concepts and tools as they relate to minimizing process / product variability. Computer Aided Manufacturing, MS Office suite, MiniTab, etc. Understanding and applied practice of lean manufacturing techniques – i.e. value stream mapping, continuous flow manufacturing, error proofing, set-up reduction. Understanding and applied practice of problem solving methodologies used in determining root cause and formulating corrective action(s) - i.e. thought maps, 8D, root cause analysis, Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis, Gage R & R, control charts, Pareto charts, etc. Knowledge of manufacturing principles and technical specifications to support internal and supplier processes – i.e. metal cutting, tool design, e-beam welding, laser welding, soldering, anodize plating, leak decay, laser marking, paint. 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. #LI-CB3 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: Manufacturing & Operations Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico 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

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