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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Engineering and Architecture

Manufacturing Engineer


Beltsville, Maryland, United States

Eaton’s IS AER FED division is currently seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer. This position will be located at our Beltsville, MD facility.

This position is responsible for supporting plant leadership in achieving business and financial goals by developing and maintaining robust manufacturing processes and leading the lean transformation across the organization. Additional responsibility includes executing the organization’s strategic plan consistent with federal, state, and local regulations, established industry standards, and customer requirements as well as tooling layout, design& implementation to production, support production team with process improvements & troubleshooting, work with product design on new product tooling & processes, factory layout, and continuous improvement activities (kaizen events, use of six sigma tools, 5S etc.).

The expected annual salary range for this role is $92287.53 - $135355.04 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:

• Lead continuous improvement and lean implementation using Eaton Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF) to eliminate waste, reduce process variations and deliver products to customer’s expectations. Lead/ facilitate kaizen events including the Value Stream Mapping Events, process improvements, and strategic initiatives in collaboration with the High Performance Work Teams (HPWT).

• Identify and resolves opportunities, gathers and analyzes information, develops and implements actions plans to improve efficiency and reduce cost.

• Develop and maintain robust, cost efficient manufacturing processes and product structures consistent with lean manufacturing practices. Understands shop capacity planning related to equipment, processes, and manning. Must be mindful of process and test capabilities and recognize organizational core competencies.

• Determine Root Cause and Corrective Actions to resolve issues involving discrepant product or material.

• Manage projects and conducts project reviews as needed to ensure successful and timely completion, within budget. Communicates changes and progress status.

• Implement methods and practices to reduce variation. Demonstrates ability to understand source(s) of variation and identify impact of tolerance stacks in assemblies.

• 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. Interact with Design Engineering, Operations and Supply Chain teams to ensure design for manufacturability of new products. Participates in design review process.

• Assist in the composition of Capital Appropriation Requests (including payback and net present value analysis) for acquisition of equipment to support emerging and existing technologies as required.

• Display original thinking and creativity. Meets challenges with resourcefulness. Generates suggestions and ideas for improving work and processes. Sets and achieves challenging goals. Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles. Measures self-performance against high level of excellence.

• Assist leadership team and others in performing work load analysis and resources optimization. Extracts data from ERP systems as needed.

• Support Environmental Health and Safety projects to promote a Zero Incident Safety Culture.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution.

• Minimum of two (2) years experience in engineering.

• 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 benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Beltsville, MD will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Master’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.

• Minimum of three (3) years experience in a manufacturing environment implementing Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma principles.

• Minimum of two (2) years experience with Pro/E, Catia, and Microsoft.

• Minimum of one (1) year Project Management experience.

• Six Sigma Green Belt certification.

• Experience with robotics.


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