Senior Engineer - Production Support
October 13, 2016
Position Type:
Full Time
Job Description
Eaton's Fuel & Motion Control Systems Division of Eaton Aerospace has an opening for a Senior Engineer. The position is based in Jackson, MS.
The Jackson facility has approximately 500 employees and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and delivery of Aerospace hydraulic components, systems and services to the global aftermarket and OEM markets. 
  • The individual performs engineering assignments having complete responsibility for less to medium complex products.  This responsibility includes but not limited to gathering and analyzing production assembly and test data related to test failures, determining root cause(s), implementing solutions, and continuous improvement projects.   
  • Performs a variety of design and engineering calculations generally involving the application of advanced but standard mathematical formulas and available tabled or charted data.  May derive formulas for the set up and solution of engineering.
  • Develops design of experiments (DOE) to isolate failures and determine root cause(s).Prepares test procedures/plans in conjunction with engineering assignments. Evaluates test results with guidance from more senior engineers. 
  • Monitors and direct engineering service groups that are conducting tasks such as drafting or analysis.
  • Implements improvements to test procedures, specifications, and engineering drawings in conjunction with engineering assignments.  Conducts/Leads 8D problem solving projects related to low test yield products.  Drives cost out/reduction through continuous improvement projects related to manufacturing, assembly, and test. 
Participates in internal design reviews and design discussions existing and new products

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited institution
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50 mile radius of work location will be considered
  • This position requires us of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).  All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR.  ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. “Green Card Holder”), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • 2 years of engineering experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Mechanical Engineering strongly preferred
  • Experience with 3D CAD modeling and the creation of detailed drawings
  • Knowledge of standard aerospace manufacturing processes and ability to design for manufacturability
  • Experience with project and schedule management
  • Knowledge of aerospace component test methods and capabilities
  • Strong background / understanding of hydraulic components and function with a hydraulic system.
Position Criteria:
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • The selected applicant should be a fast-thinker and problem solver
  • Knowledge of basic Microsoft and Microsoft Office applications
  • Ability to interpret aerospace technical requirement and knowledge of industry standard requirements

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 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 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.

A little about us:
Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions. We make power operate more efficiently, effectively, safely & sustainably.

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