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Quality Engineering Technician III (121825)

Engineering and Architecture




Orchard Park, New York, United States

Eaton’s Mission Systems is currently seeking a Quality Engineering Technician III to join our 1st Shift team. This position is based at our Orchard Park, NY facility.

Position Overview:

The Quality Engineering Technician III will conduct Quality Management System assessments, compliance verifications, and gap analysis to ensure Mission Systems of Orchard Park is meeting and exceeding internal, customer, and industry standards such as AS9100. This role will support regulatory and agency inspections, audits, investigations, and inquiries regarding the control and assessment of product design and manufacturing quality.

In this function you will:

  • Conduct Quality Management System assessments, compliance verifications and gap analysis to ensure Mission Systems of Orchard Park is meeting and exceeding internal, customer, and industry standards such as AS9100.
  • Support regulatory and agency inspections, audits, investigations, and inquiries regarding the control and assessment of product design and manufacturing quality.
  • Review the adequacy and correctness of changes to Procedures, Documents, Work instructions, Specifications, etc.
  • Assist with reporting the health of the QMS to the management team based on the assessments to allow for collaborative course corrections.
  • Assist with the preparation of the information needed for the monthly site quality council review.
  • Participate in plant CAPA activities, including analysis of data and trends in complaints, supplier quality, nonconforming material, training effectiveness, and root causes analysis.
  • Participate with training new hires and preforming operators’ initial qualification audits as well as regular frequency operator assessments.
  • Interact with management, Engineers and Manufacturing associates and at times suppliers, in the resolution of quality problems.
  • Act as a liaison during customer/government audits and inspections.
  • Assist with the generation of process, procedures, standard work, audit checklists, and layered audit assignments.
  • Take part in continuous improvement by participating in Root Cause Problem Solving Projects.
  • Maintain performance management Key Performance Indicators and board and participate in performance management meetings.

Required Qualifications:

  • Education: A high School diploma and 5 years related manufacturing, quality, industrial and mechanical experience in a manufacturing environment, OR:
    • A 2-year degree in a technical discipline with a minimum of 1 years’ manufacturing, quality, industrial or mechanical experience in a manufacturing environment, OR
    • A 4 year degree in a technical discipline
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. All candidates must currently reside within 50 miles of Orchard Park, NY to 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

Preferred qualifications:

  • Experience in problem solving techniques, 5 Why, 8D, FMEA, Control plans, APQP.
  • Programming knowledge (e.g., HTML, Visual, Python, etc.).

Position Criteria:

  • Experience with MS Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Must have experience of quality engineering quality tools.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment.
  • Established organizational, communication, continuous improvement, and problem-solving skills
  • Ensure that Environmental, Health, and Safety are included as part of everyday activities.

Why work at Eaton? We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)


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What you will get from us

Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.

We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER MSD Mission System Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No
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