Eaton Corporation Quality Engineer Supervisor in Sumter, South Carolina

Eaton Corporation located in Sumter, SC has an opening for a Quality Engineer. The position is a leader of people and is primarily responsible for driving process and product quality improvements.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Drive the Scrap Reduction Process including the Scrap GEMBA process for the plant.

  • Establish and Improve data collection plans

  • Analyze data to identify key contributors of Scrap, Rework & Warranty and then implement Error Proofing solutions to achieve reduced CONC costs.

  • Support deployment of Eaton Quality System (EQS)/ISO9001, Eaton Lean System (ELS) & MESH

  • Serve as an Internal Systems Auditor performing process & systems audits on a regular basis.

  • Supervise Quality Assistants as required by providing coaching and development as required to ensure continuous improvement objectives are achieved resulting in improved process and product quality.

  • Lead 8D corrective action activities. Uses data analysis software (i.e. Excel, Access & Minitab).

  • Lead the Fabrication Quality Council.

  • Manage Supplier Quality processes for the Sumter facility

Position Criteria:

  • Demonstrated ability to lead cross-functional collaboration

  • Strong written, verbal and computer business communication skills required

  • Demonstrated proficiency in interpersonal, analytical and organizational skills


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a quality role in a manufacturing environment

  • Minimum 1 year of experience managing people and/or project teams

  • Must be able to work in the U.S without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or Industrial Technology from an accredited university

  • Preferred ASQ Certified Quality Engineer Certification

  • Preferred ASQ Certified Quality Manager Certification

  • Preferred Six Sigma Greenbelt Certification

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor

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

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.