Eaton’s North American Truck Division within the Vehicle Group is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer. This position will be based at our South Bend, Indiana facility.
The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for providing plant manufacturing and maintenance engineering support. In this role, you will lead projects to achieve plant goals in safety, quality, delivery and cost, in a manner consistent with South Bend’s designation as Eaton’s Forging COE (Center of Excellence). Works closely with Divisional Advanced Manufacturing and Program Management functions to create and implement new manufacturing processes.
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 the maintenance and integration of manufacturing programs and forge die development
You will train personnel in manufacturing processes and die development
You will utilize PROLaunch (as required) to support profitable, reliable and on-time launch of projects within the facility. (NPD, STP, etc.)
You will support Divisional Advanced Manufacturing studies for capacity analysis and new technologies
You will identify process inefficiencies or improvements, and formulate comprehensive business cases to address these
You will partner with the Quality function to provide support for automated data collection and analysis activities
You will monitor forging processes, reconciles irregularities through SPCs and Six Sigma methodologies. Demonstrates ability to understand source(s) of variation by applying Six Sigma methodologies. Understands application of SPC and gage R&R
You will maintain and develop Machine FMEAs and Process FMEAs
You will apply Eaton MESH regulations to ensure engineering projects are launched safely
You will apply knowledge of Gage R&R, SPC, Six Sigma, and PPAPs
You will be able to develop and implement new engineering processes into production cells.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering from an accredited institution is required
Minimum of 1 year manufacturing engineering experience (may include internship/co-op experience)
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future
Metallurgical experience is a plus
2-5 years of manufacturing engineering experience
Working knowledge of Pro/E, or similar parametric CAD package
Basic tooling/applications knowledge
6 sigma methodology and tools
Cost estimating and Budgeting
General understanding of hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems
Forging production techniques and technologies
Formal problem solving (8D’s, root-cause & countermeasure, 6 Sigma)
Lean manufacturing tools and implementations
General familiarity with Quality systems
Forge die design experience
2 openings. Employer will assist with relocation costs.
Internal Number: 65160
About Eaton Corporation
The world's demand for power keeps growing
Today, the world runs on critical infrastructure and technology. Planes. Hospitals. Factories. Data centers. Vehicles. The electrical grid. These are things people depend on every day. And the companies behind them depend on us to help solve some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet. At Eaton, we’re dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable.
We are a power management company made up of over 98,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. Our energy-efficient products and services help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably. By giving people tools to use power more efficiently. Helping companies do business more sustainably. And by encouraging each and every employee at Eaton to think differently about our business, our communities—and the positive impact we can have on the world.
Our South Bend Forging Plant forges Gear blanks, Near net forgings and Shafts for the Heavy Duty Truck and Automotive markets. The plant was established in 1989 and has over 110 Team mates.