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Lead Quality Technician


Computer Technician


Jackson, Michigan, United States

Eaton’s IS AER FED division is currently seeking a Lead Quality Technician. This position will be located at our Jackson, MI facility.

The Lead Quality Technician will be responsible for leading the plant in the development, compliance, maintenance, and improvement of the Eaton Aeroquip LLC. Jackson, MI calibration & gage recall system. This position ensures that the calibration & gage recall system is fully compliant to the AS9100 standard, Nadcap requirements, and customer PO requirements. Performs inspection, testing and verification of material, product, equipment, gaging and processes. Provides technical support to manufacturing operations, customers, suppliers, engineering, and Eaton Aerospace partners.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $52499.97 - $76999.96 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:

• Quality champion and administrator of calibration & gage recall system and related processes including but not limited to quoting, purchasing, receipt, identification, calibration, maintenance, and vendor oversight on all internal and external IM&TE (Inspection, Measurement, & Test Equipment) within the site’s calibration & gage recall system.

• Ensure accuracy of data entry into gage recall system.

• Champion Lost Gage and Out of Tolerance gage reporting and mitigation.

• Provide training, subject matter expertise & support to manufacturing operations, customers, suppliers, engineering, and Eaton Aerospace partners on IM&TE, MSA (Measurement Systems Analysis)/Gage R&R (Gage Repeatability & Reproducibility) and SPC (Statistical Process Control), including interpretation of results.

• Formulate and implement Quality Assurance Procedures, policies, and standards for IM&TE (Inspection, Measurement, & Test Equipment) as required. Ensures these documents align with the recognized Aerospace Quality System Standard as well as Eaton Objectives, Policies and Procedures.

• Support organization with dimensional layouts and interpretation of results for production, Failure Analysis, qualification testing, DMR (Discrepant Material Report), NPD (New Program Development) projects, Root Cause Corrective Actions, and compliance to customer requirements (as required).

• Manage timeliness of project workflow and backlog to ensure OTD (On-Time Delivery).

• Manage timeliness of RCCAs (Root Cause Corrective Action) associated with calibration & gage recall system issues.

• Annually review outside calibration service purchase orders and contracts for cost avoidance or cost savings.

• Submit annual Capital Acquisition Request (CAR) proposals for new or replacement IM&TE during Profit Planning.

• Serve as site champion and Self-Inspection Stamp Control Administrator. Ensures compliance to Self-Inspection Stamp Control process requirements.

• Complete other duties as assigned.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution.

• Minimum of five (5) years experience in a manufacturing environment.

• Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company 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 Jackson, MI will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Industrial, or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited institution.

• ASQ Certified Calibration Technician (CCT), Certified Quality Engineer (CQE), Certified Quality Technician (CQT), or Certified Quality Inspector (CQI).

• Knowledge of NADCAP Special Processes including but not limited to Chemical Processing (CP), Welding (WLD), Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), Heat Treating (HT), Fluid Distribution Systems (FLU).

• AMS 2750 Pyrometry knowledge including System Accuracy Tests (SAT) & Temperature Uniformity Surveys (TUS).

• Experience with GD&T.

• Experience in using CMM software.

• Experience in using Gage Recall Software (i.e., GAGEtrak).


• Limited travel may be required (