Eaton Corporation Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Moon Township, Pennsylvania

Eaton’ s Power Components Division is seeking a Senior Manufacturing Engineer. The Senior Manufacturing Engineer will be based at our Moon Township, PA facility.

Look around. Everything we touch, everything we do, everything we experience in our modern world is made possible by power. Eaton is committed to positively impacting the environment while helping to solve the world's most pressing power management challenges. This is what truly matters. And with dedication, smart thinking and new, innovative approaches to some really big problems, we can make it work.

Are you passionate about innovation? Are you a self-starter seeking a new challenge? Can you question the status-quo and challenge industry paradigms? Eaton is revolutionizing the way the world sees power. Will you lead the charge?

We are an industry leader that provides critical energy management, power-system protection and device communications & configuration. Our team develops cutting-edge designs for advanced power quality distribution systems that protect sensitive equipment, keeps maintenance personnel safe and ensures that critical systems are running in hospitals, data centers, utilities and commercial buildings. We are a fast-paced, agile, engineering organization with a strong culture of innovation.

Position Overview:

We are seeking an innovative problem-solver with a strong manufacturing and engineering background. You will have the opportunity to work with a dynamic global team to develop and launch industry-changing products. You will lead the industrialization activities for new product development projects and experience the excitement of bringing a new high-technology solution to life from design concept through to production launch at our manufacturing facilities across the globe.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Lead manufacturing and industrialization efforts for new product development (NPD) projects as well as for existing low voltage products.

  • Coordinate the development, procurement, and implementation of prototype and production tooling, fixtures, and equipment within budget and schedule while ensuring safety, quality, and yield requirements are met.

  • Actively manage product cost and capital expense forecasts for NPD projects.

  • Ensure reliable, cost-effective circuit breaker manufacturing solutions that meet or exceed the needs of the design and customer applications.

  • Gather information and participate in cost reduction proposals; assist in the implementation of cost out ideas to meet division cost out objectives.

  • Lead NPD project activity requirements aligned to manufacturing engineering (process potential failure mode effects analysis (PFMEAs), design for manufacture and assembly, product cost & budget).

  • Collaborate with division manufacturing facilities throughout product and process development to ensure a successful transition from design to prototype to production.

  • Collect and analyze early product and process performance data by using applicable Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing approaches and implement robust solutions to product design and manufacturing process challenges to ensure a successful production release.

  • Review engineering drawings for manufacturability and build electronic bills of material (BOMs) in product data management system.

  • Create technical documentation packages to support supply chain in the quotation process.

  • Lead prototype builds through researching and procuring parts and materials, and through developing pilot production lines and associated processes.

  • Coordinate the development of packaging and labeling processes to meet product and marketing requirements.

  • Oversee database management for product and process performance data (TDM) for low voltage products.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution required.

  • Minimum 3 years of engineering experience.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a manufacturing or operations environment.

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

  • No relocation offered for this position. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of the Moon Township, PA facility to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of engineering experience.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a manufacturing or operations environment.

  • Experience in new product development and industrialization.

  • Experience with production tooling and assembly/test fixture development.

  • Six Sigma/LEAN Certification.

Position Criteria:

  • Capable of working with engineering and project team members, production facilities, and outside suppliers and customers.

  • Demonstrated ability to develop production layouts and process work instructions.

  • Working knowledge of basic quality tools, such as capability studies and gage R&Rs.

  • Knowledge of design software (2D or 3D).

  • Technical knowledge of electro-mechanical components and assemblies.

  • Working knowledge of part/assembly drawings and bills of materials.

  • Knowledge of shop floor control processes and technology (barcoding, product/process traceability).

  • Working knowledge of core feeder processes (molding, stamping, turning, machining, brazing/welding).

  • Capable of clearly communicating ideas and concepts within a team environment.

  • Flexible to accommodate frequent changes in projects and priorities to meet business needs.

  • Capable of training and developing department personnel.

  • Capable of training peers and production personnel on manufacturing instructions.

  • Able to assemble, verify, and correlate results as well as prepare reports and present findings.

  • Able to effectively communicate work progress, cost, risks, scope creep, and related project status.

  • Fluent in MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint).

  • Proactively seek personal development.

  • Capable of working on multiple projects simultaneously.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG CPD PCD Power Components Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time