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Eaton Corporation Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Raleigh, North Carolina

Eaton’s Power Quality division is seeking a Sr Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Raleigh, NC facility.

Primary Function:

As the Sr Manufacturing Engineering you will be part of the RPO manufacturing engineering team, responsible for implementing Lean Manufacturing concepts, including Value Stream Map evaluation of current state production opportunities and the implementation of future state throughout all areas of operations.

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 role you will:

  • Implement Lean Manufacturing concepts, including Value Stream Map evaluation of current state production opportunities and the implementation of future state throughout all areas of operations

  • Deploy Lean Tools as appropriate

  • Evaluate current and future state manufacturing processes and ensures that sound engineering and manufacturing principles are being followed

  • Prioritize safety and repeatability of existing processes, addressing identified concerns

  • Recommends changes to existing manufacturing processes to improve manufacturing productivity and improve lean flow of materials

  • Document manufacturing processes with work instructions

  • Generate and implement Engineering Change Notices enhancing product quality and reducing product cost

  • Initiate, develop and manage capital improvement projects including manufacturing equipment, facility enhancements and new product start-ups

  • Drive continuous improvement on the shop floor, including opportunities to improve Quality, Productivity, and cost reduction

  • Manage and complete multiple projects on schedule with minimal supervision.

  • May require incumbent to support multiple product lines and a wide variety of assembly processes

  • Fosters an environment that promotes Eaton’s goals, philosophies, and encourages continuous improvement through participation and teamwork

  • Drive NPI activities in assigned work cells (layouts, materials, costing)

  • Perform all other duties as assigned.

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


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited educational institution

  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in engineering or manufacturing engineering

  • Minimum of one (1) year of AutoCAD system experience

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

  • To be elegible for this role, you must resided within 50 miles of the Raleigh, NC facility.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Engineering Degree in Electrical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering from an accredited educational institution

  • Experience with MRP systems (SAP)

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications

  • Experience with Microsoft Project

Position Criteria:

  • Knowledge of a wide variety of manufacturing processes including assembly and pull systems.

  • Technical understanding and experience with Lean Manufacturing Systems and Six Sigma methodology.

  • Ability to think strategically and see big picture in dynamic business environment

  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment; to communicate articulately and professionally across many organizational levels and functions

  • Highly motivated, works with a sense of urgency, driven to add value and deliver results


We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG PQD OPS Operations

Job Level: Individual Contributor

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.