Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Company Name:
Eaton Corporation
Job Description
Eaton has an exciting opportunity for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer at its Kearney, Nebraska facility. The Kearney plant, with over 500 employees, manufactures automotive engine valves and gears used in automotive, marine, and military applications. It is one of the largest valve manufacturing facilities in the world, producing nearly 300,000 valves per day.
This position is responsible for identifying areas of inefficiency (productivity, quality, safety) within the manufacturing areas and use Six Sigma tools to make improvements while minimizing cost.
Key functions of this role include the following:
Identifies processes within the manufacturing areas to improve using Six Sigma (variation reduction) methodology.
Leads cross-functional Six Sigma project teams and document resulting cost savings.
Supports manufacturing by participating on teams and assisting with corrective actions.
Tests process changes and collect data. Use Minitab for statistical analysis of data.
Implements improvements that result from project teams.
Utilizes change management to be sure facility systems are updated with all project improvement changes.
Head safety Initiatives to ensure all corporate wide requirements are met.
Participate in Flow Line Team efforts to identify, quantify and lead cost savings effort.
Lead capital projects from initiation phase through planning, managing and monitoring resources and successful completion.
Other duties as needed and assigned.
Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)
Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor''s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution is required.
Minimum 3 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment is required.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a continual basis without permanent company sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum 3 years of engineering experience in a manufacturing environment
Experience in valve manufacturing
Six Sigma Belt or higher
Experience with AutoCAD and Minitab
Position Criteria:
Able to work well with people, individually and in groups
Able to handle multiple tasks
Detail oriented and able to work with minimal supervision
Have strong math skills and have an understanding of SPC,
Computer experience with using Microsoft Excel, Powerpoint, Word.
Must be willing to provide any required production support, work off-shifts and travel periodically.
Frequently work with vendors and personnel from other Eaton facilities.
Ability to lead and manage individuals in a fast-paced manufacturing environment.
Strong communication and negotiation skills to come up with the optimum solution to complex problems that works with the majority of team members affected.
Req Number: 74109br
Division: North America Auto
Function: Engineering

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