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Principal Manufacturing Engineer

Manufacturing and Production

Manufacturing Engineer

No

Davenport, Iowa, United States

Eaton Mission Systems is seeking a Principal Manufacturing Engineer. This position is based out of our Davenport, IA facility. Relocation assistance is available from within the United States.

Position Overview:

This individual will lead a team of manufacturing engineers to drive process improvement through designing, planning, and implementing innovative and best in class manufacturing processes and capital improvement projects. They will support day to day operations and will ensure that all customer expectations and deliveries are met.

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:

  • Lead a team of manufacturing engineers to ensure that the capacity and capability of our manufacturing processes are best in class.
  • Drive cost effective manufacturing using lean tools.
  • Facilitate NPI process across multiple functions by acting as a liaison between Engineering and Operations through Production Readiness Reviews, Product Development design reviews, Integrated Product Teams and Cost Estimates.
  • Use a structured, critical, analytical engineering approach to solve chronic, complex process and product problems.
  • Develop and/or improve current processes, process documentation, and blueprint revisions and/or corrections utilizing the defined change control / engineering change request process.
  • Work with Design Engineering and outside vendors to identify, evaluate, and incorporate new processes/technology into new and existing designs.
  • Identify, justify, purchase and incorporate new capital equipment.
  • Manage Manufacturing Bills Of Materials (MBOMs) and routing for new and existing products.
  • Address and resolve issues arising from risks analysis, environmental conditions, and ergonomic evaluations
  • Conducts risks analysis, evaluates environmental conditions, and ergonomic evaluations for new, updated, or adjusted production processes.
  • Ensure all processes and actions uphold the high standards of safety, quality, and cost of the product(s).
  • Evaluate vendor capabilities from a manufacturing engineering process perspective

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Engineering from an ABET accredited program
  • 5+ years of manufacturing engineering experience
  • 2+ years of leading manufacturing engineering teams or projects
  • Must be authorized 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 may be 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:

  • BS degree in Industrial Engineering, Industrial Technology, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering
  • Experience with following tools: Design for Manufacturability (DFM) practices, Statistical Process Control (SPC), Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing(GD&T), Process Failure Mode Analysis (PFMEA), Process Mapping, Root Cause and Corrective Action (RCCA) Process, Design of Experiments, ANOVA, Gage R & R.
  • Manufacturing Experience in a Union Environment
  • Experience with KPI (Key Performance Indicator) goals
  • Experience with Manufacturing Processes (Electrical, Chemical, and Mechanical Assembly, Fabrication, Welding, Paint, Solder, etc.)
  • Experience with Change Control Board, and Engineering Change processes.
  • Experience with AS9100, ISO9100, SAE, SME, ANSI, MIL-STD, Nadcap, BAC, IPC J-STD and other standards as related to International, Federal, State, Local, and Customer requirements.
  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Programs (ERP), Material Requirements Planning (MRP), Capacity Resource Planning (CRP) such as SAP, Oracle
  • Experience with CAD software (PRO E, Creo, CATIA), CNC programming, PLC programming

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.

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)

Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call [Register to View] or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com

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: Manufacturing & Operations

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

Job Level: Manager
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring region only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time