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Quality Engineer

Engineering and Architecture

Quality Engineer


Rumford, Rhode Island, United States

Eaton’s Aerospace Division is currently seeking a Quality Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Rumford, Rhode Island facility. ​

The expected annual salary range for this role is $65250.0 - $95700.0 a year. This position is also eligible for a variable incentive program.

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:

Position Overview:

In this role, you will design, coordinate, and implement highly complex process sampling systems, procedures, statistical techniques, and quality systems. Develop process improvement and cost control programs throughout the plant. Performs review of customer/industry/internal specifications to ensure processes meet/exceed requirements. Provides technical support to operations, customers, and suppliers as needed.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

• Define, specify, and implement quality standards and procedures for manufacturing processes.

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

• Develop and implement corrective actions.

• Prepare corrective action responses necessary.

• Host Source inspectors and/or Customer Auditors as needed.

• Prepare and present material to customer representatives and/or East Avenue employees as required.

• Provide technical support to both internal and external customers and suppliers as needed.

• Formulate and implement quality assurance procedures, policies, and standards.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate 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 Rumford, RI will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Manufacturing environment experience
  • Ability to read and understand blue-prints, specifications, and requirements.
  • Knowledge of machining, assembly operations, gauging, SPC, APQP, and quality assurance systems (ISO 9001, AS9100).
  • Experience in performing Quality Audits.
  • Experience using PC configured with MS Windows OS. Familiarity with MS Office software is desired.
  • Project Management experience is preferred.
  • Prior supervisory experience is preferred.
  • ASQ Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Quality Auditor (CQA), or Certified Quality Manager (CQMgr.) is 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.