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Industrial Engineer

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Bellevue
Posted on: October 8, 2021

Job Description:

Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking an Industrial Engineer to join our team.  This position is based at our Kearney, NE facility.


Position Overview:

The Industrial Engineer develops Operator Standard Work Instructions and identify areas for Continuous Improvement (Safety, Ergonomics, 5S, Quality, Productivity, and Cost) within the manufacturing areas assigned and enact sustainable improvements.

The Industrial Engineer is a member of the Continuous Improvement department and reports to the Continuous Improvement Manager.

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.


In this function you will:

  • Identifies processes within the manufacturing areas to improve, using Lean and Problem-Solving Methodologies.
  • Participate / lead cross functional teams and assist with corrective actions in safety, ergonomics, quality, production and new product launch within the plant.
  • Uses data to support testing and process changes.
  • Actively participates in Focus Factory team, leading & supporting activities related to the team’s goals of Safety, Quality, and Productivity
  • Become a subject matter expert for area of assignment. 
  • Assists in the day-to-day manufacturing activities by making determinations regarding the applications of ELSS principles, using those principles to make improvements in processes.
  • Supports and provides guidance to the VSM teams to ensure all A3 actions / active bursts meet business case needs, have established plans to meet completion timelines in the business case and have identified and are monitoring progress of key metrics from the business case.
  • Assures that all current and new processes and equipment are reviewed during the planning process to ensure employee safety when implemented. Also assures that all new processes and equipment are reviewed for compliance with all legal and regulatory requirements.
  • Assess performance indicators, and take appropriate actions to ensure schedule, cost and quality goals are met. Support manufacturing and distribution initiatives to ensure that profit and strategic plans are met or exceeded.
  • Create and update Plant Layout 
  • Other duties as needed and assigned.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in manufacturing
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without out company sponsorship, now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Six Sigma Certification

Position Success Criteria:

  • Able to work well with people at all levels, individually and in groups
  • Able to handle multiple tasks
  • Detail oriented, able to work with minimal supervision,
  • Have strong math skills
  • Have experience in and understand manufacturing processes
  • Computer experience with using Microsoft Office, Minitab and AutoCAD

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.

We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)





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: Engineering

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
Indeed Sponsored Job: IND123-SBengineering

Keywords: Eaton Corporation, Bellevue , Industrial Engineer, Other , Bellevue, Nebraska

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