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Manufacturing Engineering Manager




Troy, Illinois, United States

Eaton’s Global Energy Infrastructure Solutions (GEIS) division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Manager. This role is based at our manufacturing site in Troy, IL.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $105000.03 - $154000.04 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:

  • Proactively implement, promote, and maintain a Zero Incident Safety Culture, through diligence in accident prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance, and rule enforcement.
  • Act as the Product Line(s) leader for managing daily and continuous improvement projects.
  • Drive employee engagement with respect to continuous improvement and lean manufacturing.
  • Research capital projects, specification, justification, and implementation.
  • Project and resource planning including vendor and contract management.
  • Plan and execute set up and cycle time improvement, though the use of Lean Techniques.
  • Plan and execute on plant layout, process flow, and machine capability improvements.
  • Develop and implement standard work documentation and processes.
  • Daily support of LDMS tier processes.
  • Support continuous improvement initiatives in the areas of safety, quality, delivery, cost, etc. Develops and recommends improvements of processes, equipment, or procedures to improve safety, quality, and efficiency. Lead and facilitate continuous improvement events.
  • Allocate the necessary resources to meet external and internal commitments while controlling costs.
  • Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists personnel in solving work problems.
  • Support New Product Development projects as needed. Ensure robust LEAN principles are incorporated in new manufacturing processes.
  • Promote strong employee engagement.


Required Qualifications:

• Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Science, or related field from an accredited institution

• Minimum 3 years manufacturing engineering experience

• Minimum 2 years leadership experience

• 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. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Troy, IL will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:


• 4+ years' experience in manufacturing engineering

• Lean or Six-Sigma training or certifications.

• Understanding of PLC programming and troubleshooting.

• Proficient in AutoCad and SolidWorks, Microsoft Suite.

Position Criteria:

• Experienced in LEAN.

• Strong understanding and application with all LEAN tools.

• Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional teams.

• Track record of driving continuous improvements through sustainable processes.

• Solid Eaton leadership competencies.

• Ability to negotiate with all levels of management, both internally and externally.

• Excellent verbal, written, interpersonal, and presentation skills.

• Experience working with any of the following: Production Part Approval Process, Statistical Process Control, Measurement Systems Analysis, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing, Failure Mode, and Effects Analysis.

• Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate positive and constructive feedback to employees or co-workers.

• Ability to direct the training, motivation, and development of personnel in the product line group.

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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.