Eaton Corporation Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Roxboro, North Carolina

Eaton located in Roxboro, NC has an opening for a Senior Manufacturing Engineer.

Position Overview:

Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for day to day support of the cold forming process and long term improvements. The day to day support would include activities such as: lead troubleshooting for tooling usage, advise maintenance on machine repairs, assist with troubleshooting of part quality issues, and mentoring machine technicians on proper machine setup. The individual filling this role will also be responsible for tooling cost reductions and must have the ability to lead tooling improvements.

Essential Functions:

  • In addition to the daily support of the cold forming operations this position includes

  • Manage moderately complex engineering projects and capital equipment recommendations

  • Submit capital appropriation requests

  • Manage capital equipment acquisitions

  • Conducts feasibility studies for new products

  • Conduct root cause analysis of tooling life issues and resolve them

  • Designs tooling for various products

  • Partners with other Engineer teams and coordinates all work within the scope of assigned projects.

  • Coordinates and manage engineering activities to meet plant cost savings, scrap reduction, throughput improvement, and new product introduction targets.


Basic Qualifications

  • Associates Degree from an accredited institution is required.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience in a manufacturing setting supporting cold forming operations.

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

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering

  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing setting supporting cold forming operations

  • Experience in design, development, and troubleshooting of highly automated production lines.

  • Experience with using CAD systems (PRO-E, AutoCAD, etc.)

  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Tools

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

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH NAA North America Auto

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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time