Eaton Corporation Manufacturing Quality Engineer in Jackson, Michigan

Eaton’s Aerospace division is seeking a Manufacturing Quality Engineer in the Jackson, MI location.

Position Overview:

Functionally responsible for designing, developing, coordinating and deploying work instructions/procedures and associated process controls for the assigned HPWT. Develops process improvements and cost control programs in their HPWT. Reviews customer/industry/internal specifications to ensure compliance with stated requirements. Provides technical support to operations, customers, and suppliers. Leads formal problem solving for internal and external customers.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Completes Quality Engineering assignments with minimal supervision.

  • Lead and/or provide technical advice and counsel to HPWT assigned to continuous improvement and problem solving.

  • Develop pFMEAs and Control Plans per AIAG standard.

  • Assure that product shipped meets internal and external customer requirements.

  • Lead corrective action process using 8D, 5 Why, A3, and lean tools.

  • Acts as an organizational contact for customer concerns and ensure appropriate corrective actions are deployed.

  • Formulate and implement quality assurance procedures, policies, and standards. Ensure these documents align with the recognized Aerospace Quality System Standard as well as Eaton Objectives, Policies and Procedures.

  • Perform MSA and process capability studies for key and significant characteristics.

  • Communicate quality issues to front line leaders and factory personnel and lead root cause and permanent corrective action documentation.

  • Direct the disposition and analysis of returned material and internal non-conforming product. Insure that actions around top pareto items are identified and completed.

  • Other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution

  • Minimum 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and understand Blue Prints, Specifications, and Requirements

  • Experience in performing Quality Audits

  • Useable skills with MS Office software

  • Six Sigma Greenbelt or Blackbelt Certification

  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE) or Certified Quality Auditor (CQA)

  • Quality System Knowledge (e.g. AS9100, ISO 9001, TS16949)

  • Knowledge of assembly operations, gauging, and testing.

Additional Information:

  • Position requires interaction with customers, customer representatives, auditors, regulatory agencies and all internal departments/functions/levels.

  • Limited travel may be required (<10%

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Job: Quality

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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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