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Manufacturing Engineer

Engineering and Architecture

Manufacturing Engineer


Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Eaton’s IS AER FMC division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer. This role is based at our Jackson, MS facility.

The Jackson facility has approximately 500 employees and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and delivery of Aerospace hydraulic components, systems and services to the global aftermarket and OEM markets.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $65250.0 - $95700.0 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.

The Manufacturing Engineer supports the manufacturing processes responsible for producing Aerospace quality products including hydraulic pumps, motors, motorpumps, and reservoirs. The Manufacturing Engineer performs engineering and manufacturing assignments focusing on process improvements related to assembly and testing.

What you’ll do:

  • Create and improve process plans for new and existing products.
  • Conduct time studies to establish or verify standards.
  • Design and develop tooling to support the assembly and testing of the product.
  • Create and improve check/inspection sheet documentation for production processes.
  • Utilize problem solving tools (8D, 5 Why’s, DMAIC) to identify root causes and implement corrective and preventive actions.
  • Timely processing of customer returns/Return Material Authorizations (RMAs) documenting detailed investigation results.
  • Identify and execute cost out initiatives through productivity improvements.
  • Support new product launches into production.
  • Perform daily process checks to ensure compliance by technicians.
  • Supports Eaton continuous improvement initiatives such as Rapid Improvement Events, Standard Work Events, Value Stream Mapping, and 5S+.
  • Supports test yield investigations.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution OR obtain a bachelor’s degree by August 2024.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within 60 miles of the Jackson, MS facility will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
  • 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.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical or aerospace engineering or industrial technology from an accredited institution.
  • Co-Op/Internship experience within Engineering.
  • Experience with 3D CAD modeling and the creation of detailed drawings.


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