Eaton Corporation Manufacturing Quality Technician II (1st Shift) in Youngsville, North Carolina

Eaton located in Youngsville, NC has an opening for Manufacturing Quality Technician II on 1st Shift.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for ensuring the production quality of all products in accordance with established Lean Manufacturing workmanship standards, assembly procedures, ISO 9001:2000 Quality System requirements and the Eaton Quality System.

  • Assist in quality audits, workmanship defect reduction efforts, corrective and preventive action identification, analysis and reporting, inspection of returned units, special inspections.

  • Assist departments in meeting product quality targets by working closely with Engineering, Materials Management and Operational Excellence.

  • Perform inspection support activities on in-process and completed assemblies as required.

  • Analyzes and reports production non-conformances. Coordinates feedback on problems affecting quality, BOM, tooling issues, raw materials, training and prints) to Supervisors and Quality Engineers., Mfg. Engineers, or product Engineers as needed.

  • Initiate, participate in and/or coordinate internal 8D corrective actions (CARs), Failure Effect Mode Analysis, and Control Planning to include follow-up of vendor 8D corrective actions.

  • Train and educate associates in product inspection to drive performance improvements and communicate quality standards on an ongoing basis to Production Supervisor and teams as needed.

  • Create OBA programs and assist in developing actions for continued Quality System improvements.

  • Follow commitment to Eaton Health and Safety (EHS) by following safety policies and procedures, setting safety objectives and following JSA and PDA procedures.

  • Fosters an environment that promotes Eaton’s goals, philosophies, and encourages continuous improvement through participation and teamwork.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Associate’s Degree in the electrical or electronics field required from accredited institution

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Only candidates in the immediate geographic area of Youngsville, NC (60 mile radius) will be considered.

Position Criteria:

  • Basic understanding of the principles and methodology of Quality Control and Quality Assurance

  • Must have basic computer skills

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs.

  • Ability to distinguish colored wired

  • Ability to frequently stand, bend, and walk

  • Ability to use standard computer applications: Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint required

  • Ability to use good judgment and problem solving skills to make informed decisions

  • Demonstrates a strong customer service attitude

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to prepare, read, analyze, and interpret product drawings, manufacturing documents, quality specs, and industry/trade magazines.

  • Working knowledge of ASQ and ISO auditing standards

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in quality, manufacturing, and/or engineering of electro- mechanical devices.

  • Understanding of Six Sigma and Lean Manufacturing concepts preferred

  • Lock-out/ Tag-out Knowledge

  • Pressure gage knowledge

  • HALT / HASS and Chamber basics and concepts

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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG PQD OPS Operations

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: No