Eaton Corporation Manufacturing Engineer in Syracuse, New York

Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Division is seeking a Manufacturing Engineer. The Manufacturing Engineer will be based at our Syracuse, NY facility.

As the electrical industry's global leader for explosion proof and hazardous environments, Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business is constantly pushing forward and looking ahead, advancing electrical and instrumentation products in new and innovative ways. Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Business manufactures over 100,000 products for NEC and IEC applications, including: conduit fittings and cable glands, industrial control and electrical apparatus, enclosures, industrial luminaires (including LED), plugs and receptacles, drilling and marine products, commercial construction and solar solutions.

Position Overview:

Plan and Implement programs of change, using Manufacturing Engineering knowledge, up to date technology and techniques, in cooperation with the manufacturing departments in helping to achieve the company goal of getting the best quality product with the highest efficiency and lowest cost possible.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Monitor, improve and maintain processes, layouts, and part prints.

  • Obtain print deviations from divisional Product Engineering and coordinate deviations at plant level.

  • Participate in the manufacturing service budgets to acceptable performance levels.

  • Maintain communication with divisional departments.

  • Coordinate various capital projects and new product release.

  • Maintain a constant search for identifiable and measurable cost reductions through scrap analysis and technology applications.

  • Develop and implement programs/projects that support the business plan of plant management.

  • Participate in capital planning, investigate equipment alternatives, prepare appropriation justifications, implement equipment, and evaluate results.

  • Provide continuous support to employee involvement teams.

  • Maintains work area housekeeping and assist in department/team housekeeping efforts.

  • Assists in training new employees.

  • Assists in maintaining an atmosphere of continuous improvement and team efforts for accomplishing department and plant goals.

  • Implements, promotes and maintains a safe work environment by implementing a culture of accidents prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance and application of rules. Identify, control and administer risk and danger in own area.

  • Promotes the company’s mission and vision by actively supporting Eaton’s ethics and values as well as quality policies.

  • Motivate and coach employees to maintain high levels of satisfaction, productivity, and quality through effectively utilizing available rewards and recognition channels to encourage and promote desired behaviors and results.


Basic Qualifications:

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

  • Minimum 1 year of engineering experience.

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

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Only candidates in the immediate geographic area (50 mile radius) will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment.

  • Continuous Improvement experience.

  • Experience working in a union environment.

Position Criteria:

  • Knowledge of how to evaluate the personality of others that you come into contact with and being able to use that to help you in achieving company goals.

  • Knowledge and operation of machine tools, layout, blue print reading, geometric, work measurement, and working within a structured team environment.

  • Ability to problem-solve and multi-task effectively.

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: EPG CHD EP Americas

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