Entry Level Manufacturing Engineer

  • Company: Eaton
  • Location: Belmond, Iowa
  • Posted: January 30, 2018
  • Reference ID: 038198-en-us

Eaton’s Vehicle Group is looking for a talented Entry Level Manufacturing Engineer for the Belmond, IA facility.

Position Overview:

Propose, coordinate and implement projects related to manufacturing engineering. Conduct activities to achieve daily and long term safety, quality and productivity goals. Participates in business unit team meetings and helps the team accomplish department action plans. Develops safety improvements and works with team to support required upgrades to equipment.

Essential Functions:
  • Create capital appropriation requests
  • Justify capital equipment purchases.
  • Research and select vendors for capital projects. Create drawings for components and/or machine design using Autocad Inventor
  • Develop and coordinate projects utilizing basic project management and structured project management skills.
  • Evaluate machine capabilities and recommend additions, replacements and rebuilds.
  • Conduct new machine and machine rebuild runoffs.
  • Establish specifications for requests for quotations.
  • Design and recommend improved manufacturing processes.
  • Work with business unit teams to develop goals and objectives for that area.
  • Implement cost savings ideas.
  • Evaluate and recommend process improvements to improve quality.
  • Research and develop solutions to OSHA, ANSI and internal safety requirements for processes and equipment.
  • Troubleshoot process problems as related to productivity and quality.
  • Coordinate testing to optimize performance of MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Operating) supply items.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering with a graduation date no later than December 2017 from an accredited institution
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
 Position Criteria:
  • Experience with Autocad Inventor or similar CAD system
  • Ability to communicate with varies levels of an organization
  • Experience with problem solving tools
  • Experience with AutoCAD or similar CAD systems
  • Technical knowledge in machine function, processes, control systems, and CNC operations
  • Prior experience with capital equipment justification, project scheduling and project planning
  • Previous Lean Experience (principles, knowledge)

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 Eaton.com. 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. Eaton.com/careers.

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

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