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Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Company: Eaton
Location: Van Wert
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Job Description:

Eaton's Hydraulic Fluid Conveyance Division is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer to join our team. The position will be based at our Van Wert, OH facility.

The Senior Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for the for the creation, ownership, and improvement of processes plant-wide. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be guiding/supporting in a teaming environment. You will also have responsibilities across the plant including the following activities: safety, cost reduction / cost out projects, product cost estimating, developing and maintaining production standards and standard work. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will assist in the coordination of the capital spending program, insuring accuracy of BOM and routings within ERP system, and assisting in new product launch during and after implementation.

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 support cost reduction projects, value testing and economic programs in order to reduce labor and burden costs.
  • You will own, prepare, and maintain all production standard work and production documentation, conduct regular standard work checks.
  • You will develop, maintain, and improve plant/work cell layouts.
  • You will ensure that process improvements are accurately reflected in product costs and labor and material standards.
  • You will participate in ergonomics team meetings with goal of identifying and eliminating ergonomics risks.
  • You will evaluate customer returns for root cause and corrective actions, utilizing formal problem solving tools such as 8D studies, PFMEA's, Control plans, etc. and being able to tie this evaluation back to operations standard work and product documentation.
  • You will Support new product / process development utilizing ProLaunch.

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

    Eaton has announced it has reached an agreement to sell its Hydraulics Business to Danfoss A/S.. This transaction is expected to be completed by the end of Q1 2021 and this position is expected to remain with the Hydraulics Business and would transfer to Danfoss A/S. upon close. The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Eaton's plans, programs and practices. If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Hydraulics Business when the transaction closes, Danfoss A/S will provide further details to employees concerning compensation and benefits at that time.

    Required (Basic) Qualifications
    • Bachelor's degree in an Engineering discipline from an accredited institution.
    • Minimum of 2 years of manufacturing experience.
    • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and 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.

      Preferred Qualifications
      • Bachelor's degree in Manufacturing, Industrial, or Mechanical Engineering.
      • 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.
      • 1 year of experience with CNC programming.
      • Experience managing projects and/or teams.
      • Familiarity with Lean tools.

        Position Success Criteria
        • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time.
        • Knowledge of cost estimating and cost out skills / tools required.
        • Knowledge and application of problem solving tools and methodologies.
        • Proficiency with various computer software and applications such as CAD/CAM, Excel, Word, MS Project, Minitab.
        • Excellent written and oral communication skills.




          North America - US/Puerto Rico

          Primary Location

          United States-Ohio-Van Wert

          Work Locations

          Van Wert OH Loc


          HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

          Job Level

          Individual Contributor



          Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?


          Does this position offer relocation?

          Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico


          Yes, 10 % of the Time

          Requisition ID :093896

Keywords: Eaton, Fort Wayne , Senior Manufacturing Engineer, Engineering , Van Wert, Indiana

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