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Manufacturing Engineer - Machining

Engineering and Architecture

Manufacturing Engineer


Amarillo, Texas, United States

Eaton’s Global Energy Infrastructure Solutions (GEIS) division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer - Machining join the team at our manufacturing facility in Amarillo, TX.

Who we are: As the electrical industry's global leader for explosion proof and hazardous environments, Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business is constantly pushing forward and looking ahead, advancing electrical and instrumentation products in new and innovative ways. Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Business manufactures over 100,000 products for NEC and IEC applications, including: conduit fittings and cable glands, industrial control and electrical apparatus, enclosures, industrial luminaires (including LED), plugs and receptacles, drilling and marine products, commercial construction, and solar solutions. Built in 1981, the Amarillo facility, with approximately 140 team members, is a thriving iron foundry that serves our customers with a variety of parts, including conduits, covers and fittings.

Our commitment: We’re not just about business; we’re about making a difference. Our team is dedicated to improving lives and safeguarding the environment through our products and services.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $80250.03 - $117700.04 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:

As the Manufacturing Engineer – Machining, you will help evolve technical machining center(s) and CNC machining, identifying, designing, and implementing process improvements in machining area using: CNC programs, Lean tools, and GD&T. This involves providing technical support and identify opportunities through engagement with production team to improve site capabilities, safety, quality, and utilization. This role will work with tool room and production supervisors, using a proactive problem-solving approach, concerning operational challenges. Utilizing Lean principles, you will implement projects and best practices to maximize CNC work center efficiency. Day-to-day activities include:

  • Implementation – Supervise the validation of new program roll out and communicate the process effectively with supervisors, quality, and production personnel. Assist in the installation and implementation of new CNC equipment by creating programs and work holding fixtures. Lead new CNC machines qualification and machine rebuild runoffs. Train CNC machine operators on new machining technologies.
  • CNC Programming – Program and assist with set ups as required of CNC machines using long hand G-Code, Mastercam and other software. Provide programming support on production jobs. Identify and order new tooling needs for the creation or improvement of programs as needed. Design new jigs, tools, fixtures, and provide technical direction to production personnel. Redesign existing tooling, update fixture drawings, and revise records, as required by changes in manufacturing processes.
  • Quality – Investigate quality problems relative to machining and provide technical direction to implement corrective actions and error proofing for future production. Perform root cause analysis for failure investigations and other data analysis tasks, make data-driven decisions. Apply quality standards to ensure compliance with certification requirements in plant applications. Troubleshoot process problems as related to productivity, quality, and safety
  • Maintenance – Analyze requirements, resource needs, and schedules to execute schedule and PM execution. Collaborate with Maintenance Team to improve equipment uptime and equipment upgrades.

What will make you successful?

The ideal candidate is able to communicate with various levels of an organization, including providing positive and constructive feedback to employees, peers, and management. Additionally, establishing and maintaining relationships with internal and external contacts will be essential to this role. This role will act as a technical expert for the Machining Department and follow a high standard of professional ethics, to ensure the integrity of the department and the work performed. An understanding of Lean Six Sigma practices and strong analytic skills (including Excel and data analysis) will be key in driving continuous improvement. We are looking for candidates who are diverse in their backgrounds, perspectives, and experiences, and who can bring fresh and innovative ideas to our team.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum two (2) years’ engineering experience in a machining manufacturing environment
  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience in Machining Applications, including: CNC Programming, Tooling, Methods Development and Fixtures
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Amarillo, TX will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related discipline from an accredited institution
  • Technical knowledge in statistical controls
  • Experience with SAP

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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.