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Manufacturing Engineer

Engineering and Architecture

Manufacturing Engineer


Davenport, Iowa, United States

Would you like to be a part of an Aerospace organization that manufactures parts for the Commercial Aircraft, Military Life Support and Aerial Refueling products? Eaton’s Mission Systems division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer. This position is located in the growing Quad Cities, specifically in Davenport, IA. Eaton's Mission Systems is the Top 20 major employers in the area.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $62250.03 - $91300.04 a year. Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

The Manufacturing Engineer II is responsible for leading cost-out events and promoting a culture of continuous improvement.

• Leads cost-out events and promotes a culture of continuous improvement

• Applies Lean-Manufacturing and 6-Sigma Techniques to eliminate waste, reduce process variation and to deliver products that meet customer expectations

• Participates in concurrent engineering efforts and critical design reviews to minimize product development costs and maximize useful life of products

• Conducts Design for Manufacturing and value engineering initiatives as applicable

• Develops work breakdown structures as a tool to develop cost estimates and to identify opportunities for cost reduction

• Participates in new product development projects using program management tools to articulate deliverables and maintain schedules

• Develops and integrates new processes and methodologies as to provide competitive advantages for the business

• Composes Capital Appropriation Requests (including payback and net present value analysis) for acquisition of equipment to support emerging and existing technologies


Qualifications - External

Basic Qualifications:

• Bachelor degree in Engineering from an accredited institution

• 3 years of Engineering experience

• 1 year of experience with Lean/6-Sigma/Continuous Improvement best practices

• Candidates must be legally 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 will be offered for this position. Only candidates who reside within a 70 mile radius of the Davenport, IA facility will be considered for this position. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation

Preferred Qualifications:

• Six Sigma Black Belt certification

• Electrical Engineering experience preferred

• 3 years of Lean Manufacturing experience

• Product life cycle management experience

• AS9100/TS16949 experience

• Precision machining experience preferred

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We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.