Manufacturing Engineer Technician - 1st Shift

Manufacturing Engineer Technician - 1st Shift

Eaton Technologies Private Limited
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Job Description

Eaton's Power Distribution and Controls Assemblies Division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Engineer Technician - 1st Shift. This position is based at our Arden, NC facility.
The Manufacturing Engineer Technicianis responsible for supporting Manufacturing Engineering functions through the industrialization of new and existing products, utilizing Lean concepts including continuous flow, pull, and error proofing. Initiate, analyze and follow projects to completion within assigned area of responsibility. In this role, you will perform general and specific engineering duties associated with the development of an assigned project or line of apparatus, support continuous improvement framework initiatives in overall product line operations and be capable of independent judgement with a minimum of supervision.
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 function you will:
  • Integrate Lean Continuous Flow concepts to develop assembly lines for various products that will reduce the cycle time, improve the efficiency, and simplify the work content of the assembly process.
  • Complete time studies for use in capacity planning and continuous improvement.
  • Participate in and lead rapid improvement events comprised of multi-functional team members.
  • Perform the necessary audits of the plants operations to evaluate opportunities for implementation of various ELS improvement initiatives.
  • Continuously enhance personal skills and knowledge of the subject matters pertaining to the operations initiatives, through networking, education, and training.
  • Drive continuous improvement culture through project support and implementation with the operations team.
  • Utilize Eaton Lean and quality tools to drive cost reduction and support the startup and launch of capital projects.
  • Participate in Tier Meetings and GEMBA walks to identify improvement opportunities and work with operations and management to ensure successful completion of projects.
  • Provide Eaton Lean System support across the Plant.
  • Effectively interact in a matrix environment that includes teams made up of people from Operations, IT, OPEX, Engineering, Marketing, IT, and Supply Chain.
  • Perform analysis and reviews to support the Eaton Lean Tools. Analysis may include observation studies, times studies, capability studies, set up reduction studies, waste walks, and 5S Site Audit.
  • Support Manufacturing Engineering Processes via the Engineering Change Request Processes, Product Development Process, and Inventory Management Processes. Support may include determining action to take, writing the request for change, verifying the change, and training employees on the change.
  • Provide action to implement improvements. Actions may include building racks, relocating parts, sorting, straightening, and shining.
  • Support Manufacturing Engineer in standard work development and process check implementation.
  • Support EHS Team in safety improvement projects and Work Station Risk Assessments.
  • Issue purchase orders for required equipment and supplies for production and projects.
  • 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. Qualifications
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Associates degree in an Engineering field or Engineering Technology required from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in manufacturing environment.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without out company sponsorship, now or in the future.
  • Working knowledge/experience with AutoCAD, Inventor, blueprint drawings, designing, welding, and material handling.
  • Knowledge of engineering problem solving and quality techniques.

Position Success Criteria:
  • Proven history of safe work habits and good attendance.
  • Computer skills (i.e. Microsoft suite, Outlook, etc.).
  • Excellent verbal and concise written communication skills required.
  • Must be able to work effectively without direct supervision.
  • Must be able to work overtime - weekdays and weekends.
  • Excellent verbal and concise written communication skills required.
  • Continuous Improvement/ Lean Principle awareness.

We are 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.

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.

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