Senior Manufacturing Engineer




Raleigh, NC


Position summary

Eaton's Critical Power and Digital Infrastructure (CPDI) Operations (OPS) division is currently seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer. As the Senior 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.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $77,249 - $113,299 a year.

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.

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.

What you'll do:

  • 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.

Basic (Required) Qualifications:

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

  • 3 years' experience in engineering or manufacturing engineering

  • AutoCAD system experience and required working knowledge and experience with computers

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

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


  • 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


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We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

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