Eaton Corporation Manufacturing Engineering Technician - 1st Shift in Youngsville, North Carolina

Eaton’s Electrical Distribution Division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineering Technician to work 1st Shift. This position is based at our Youngsville, NC facility.

The Manufacturing Engineering Technician will be responsible for investigating and resolving quality issues in production environment. Creating operating instructions and documentation for new and existing components

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.

  • You will set-up and order new and/or specialized tooling (i.e. ESD, torque tools calibration, etc)

  • You will create and Implement Engineering Change Requests

  • You will support NPI process via prototyping new products

  • You will update Standard Operating Procedures as needed.

  • You will support Pull System via Kanban labeling system.

  • You will promote and maintain 5S standards throughout the area

  • You will foster an environment that promotes Eaton’s goals, philosophies, and encourages continuous improvement

  • You will complete ass duties assigned by management and deemed pertinent to the continued success of Company and employee objectives and/or goals

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


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship on an ongoing basis.

  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 60 miles of Youngsville, NC to be considered.

  • Associates degree in an Engineering related field from an accredited institution AND A minimum of 1 year of experience in a manufacturing technician role OR a bachelor’s degree in an Engineering field from an accredited institution.

Preferred Qualifications

  • 2 years related experience manufacturing technician role.

  • Previous experience with AutoCAD

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications

  • Previous SAP experience.

Position Success Criteria

  • Ability to read and interpret schematics

  • Ability to distinguish colored wiring

  • Ability to lift, stand, walk, and bend frequently

  • Specialized knowledge of Lean manufacturing

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Required working knowledge and experience with computers

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: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

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.