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Eaton Corporation Lead Reliability Engineer in Marshall, Michigan

Eaton’s Vehicle Group is looking to hire a Lead Reliability Engineer. This role can sit at our Southfield MI, Galesburg MI or Marshall MI facility.

Primary function:

This position is responsible for leading comprehensive system reliability programs within Eaton’s Industrial Sector, focused on supporting Vehicle and eMobility programs. This position is also responsible for driving deployment of new tools and processes within the organization (e.g., Design for Reliability (DfR), Design for Safety (DfS), or Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) deployment).

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 role you will:

  • Develop plans for and lead comprehensive system reliability programs. Track and report progress on program deliverables and develop recommendations for program gate review decisions.

  • Quantify system reliability requirements based on customer wants/needs, and competitive benchmarking information. Allocate reliability requirements to subsystems and components.

  • Develop plans for and lead comprehensive system reliability programs. Track and report progress on program deliverables and develop recommendations for program gate review decisions.

  • Build system-level reliability models based on system architecture and assessments of component reliability.

  • Lead program technical risk management processes – including risk logs, boundary diagram, P-Diagram, and Design Failure Modes and Effects Analysis (DFMEA), promoting early identification and resolution of risk based on knowledge of physics of failure.

  • Define and manage a system reliability growth plan, leveraging design analysis methods and test methods

  • Develop Key Life Tests for top risk items to prove system reliability and robustness

  • Lead a Failure Reporting, Analysis, and Corrective Action System (FRACAS) process, driving continuous improvement through statistical problem-solving.

  • Present reliability program status to internal and external customers

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

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited University

  • 6+ years of experience in technical role

  • 3+ years of experience in advanced (R&D) engineering or new product development programs

  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographical area (50 miles) from Galesburg, Southfield or Marshall, MI will be considered for this position. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Systems Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Experience with electro-mechanical systems

  • Knowledge of vehicle systems (electronics / controls experience preferred)

  • Applied Reliability tools knowledge (P-Diagram, DFMEA, Reliability Demonstration Testing, Accelerated Life Modeling)

  • Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) Greenbelt certification (Black Belt preferred)

  • Demonstrated problem solving skills (8D, RedX, DMAIC Six Sigma)

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 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 Vehicle Group

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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.

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