Senior Manufacturing Engineer

Eaton’s Electrical Industry is seeking talented Engineering support for the Greenwood, SC facility.

Position Overview:

Provide a broad range of seasoned, professional engineering support to manufacturing operations and plant facility maintenance; provide senior lead project responsibility for the execution of complex projects and project assignments within the manufacturing and engineering functions; create complex engineering documentation for manufacturing needs; provide other coordination and technical guidance to production personnel as appropriate. 

Essential Functions:
  • Deploy the ELSS, EQS and MESH tools to improve productivity, quality and safety.
  • Specify, design, quote, install, and debug equipment for use in manufacturing.
  • Maintain current knowledge and understanding of manufacturing design and engineering, product capabilities in assigned manufacturing areas.
  • Specify, design, quote, order, oversee installation, and debug equipment for use in manufacturing.
  • Develop and implement improvements to manufacturing and business processes; develop and implement improvements through improved layouts and material handling procedures.
  • Troubleshoot equipment and oversee repairs as required.
  • Assist hourly personnel and supervisors in their efforts to improve their operations.
  • Plan, coordinate, and oversee changes and upgrades to the manufacturing facility.
  • Train hourly operators in the use of equipment and procedures.
  • Develop and implement safety, health, ergonomics, and environmental improvements within the manufacturing facility.
  • Serve on special committees and manufacturing area teams to help improve the plant operation and work environment to meet strategic goals and objectives.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution required
  • Minimum 1 year of Manufacturing Engineering experienced required
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship
 Preferred Qualifications:  
  • 2+ years of Manufacturing Engineering experience
  • Hands on experience with Lean Manufacturing
  • Experience working with ergonomics
  • One year of experience in product design, applications, engineering or manufacturing supervision
Position Criteria:
  • Creative and have organizational ability to effectively manage technical design projects and lower level engineering or other personnel.
  • Ability to travel as necessary (up to 10%) to effectively interface with customers and other related contacts, to work at various outside/inside site locations, and to manage or participate in company related projects, activities, or other job related assignments.
  • Ability to originate, plan, direct, and implement programs having only general objectives and often having no previous engineering solutions for technical guidance.

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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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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