Operational Excellence Engineer

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Posted by: Eaton on Feb 08, 2019


Greenwood , SC 29646

Job Description:

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.

Eaton is seeking an Operational Excellence Engineer for its Electrical Systems and Services  Commercial Distribution Products and Assemblies Group. The Operational Excellence Engineer position will be located in Greenwood, SC at our Maxwell facility.


The Operational Excellence Engineer is responsible for developing and providing assistance with the creation and improvements to  manufacturing procedures and processes through the use of our continuous improvement framework at the Greenwood - Maxwell plant.  This includes material layout, troubleshooting, new machine installations, repair oversight, product quality improvements, compliance with government regulations, and assisting with Environmental Health and Safety initiatives (such as ergonomic and equipment safety).


Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.


You will deploy the Eaton Lean Six Sigma (ELSS), Eaton Quality Systems (EQS) and MESH tools to improve productivity, quality and safety.
You will specify, design, quote, order, oversee installation, troubleshoot and debug equipment for use in manufacturing.
You will lead  teams to completion of projects such as Continuous Improvement, Ideas Program, Maintenance Rapid Improvement Events, & ProLaunch for new product development.
You will develop and implement improvements to manufacturing and business processes; develop and implement improvements through improved layouts and material handling procedures and train operators on new procedures and the operation of equipment.
You will plan, coordinate, and oversee changes and upgrades to the manufacturing facility.
You will develop and implement safety, health, ergonomics, and environmental improvements within the manufacturing facility.
You will serve on special committees and manufacturing area teams to help improve the plant operation and work environment to meet strategic goals and objectives.

  When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique,  we- as individuals and as a company – are stronger.


We are 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.

Education Level:

Bachelors degree or higher

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About Eaton Corporation

At Eaton, we’re dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable power management technologies. We are a power management company made up of over 96,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. Our energy-efficient products and services help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably. We encourage every employee at Eaton to think differently about our business, our communities—and the positive impact we can have on the world. The skills you gained in your military career are valued here. Join 1000+ veterans who have transitioned to civilian jobs at Eaton. Many veterans who transitioned from military to civilian jobs say our culture made the difference. Here, you’ll recognize the principles that you valued in active duty. Teamwork. Taking pride in what you do. Valuing new ideas. An environment that fosters learning and teaching. You can reach your full potential, while you help us reach ours. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/militarycareers.

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