US-New York-Orchard Park
Date Posted
23 Nov 2021

Eaton Mission Systems formerly Cobham Mission Systems has an ongoing need for Manufacturing Engineers for their Orchard Park, New York facility. The ideal candidate will support manufacturing cells of new and existing products. They will be responsible for managing process documents, tooling and fixturing for programs, driving continuous improvement utilizing Lean Six Sigma tools, performing ergonomic assessments and providing typical Manufacturing Engineering rigor required for Aerospace Industry product realization.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for Safety, Ergonomics, and Management of Change activity in support of site safety goals
  • Generate and revise manufacturing processes and manufacturing work instructions 
  • Maintain tooling, gauging, and test equipment for mature production 
  • Drive Frist Pass Yield (FPY) and Overall Process Effectiveness (OPE) improvement
  • Manage the creation of standard work and standard cycle times
  • Provide timely support in resolving manufacturing issues
  • Responsible for Work Cell Design, Integration and Validation
  • Utilize Lean Six Sigma tools to reduce waste and variation in processes focused on improving KPI's
  • Support 5S and visual management efforts in manufacturing areas
  • Support Product Conformance and Configuration Control requirements


Minimum Qualifications and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering, technology, or operations and at least 3 years of experience in the role of a Manufacturing Engineer, Industrial Engineer, or similar.
  • Ability to read and interpret Engineering Drawings, Schematics, and Bills of Materials
  • 3 years of experience in Developing and Sustaining Manufacturing Processes.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of Root Cause Problem Solving (RCPS)
  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proven experience in Electronic / Electrical product manufacture
  • Ability to developing and supporting Electrical / Electro - mechanical product manufacture processes
  • A leader in Lean Manufacturing and Visual Control implementations
  • Demonstrated experience in developing tooling used in the support of Assembly and Test of Electrical products
  • Experience in state of the Art Soldering, Wiring, Electrical Connectivity methodologies


As a contractor with the Federal government, Eaton is subject to the Executive Order mandating COVID-19 vaccination.  As permitted by applicable law, the candidate(s) hired under this posting must provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines, or request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation exempting them from the requirement.  Vaccination status will not be verified until after an offer of employment is provided, and candidates may also request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation at that time.

Cobham Mission Systems’ values of Trust, Talent and Technology have driven us from our launch in 1934 by Sir Alan Cobham, an aviation innovator, to becoming a global leader in state-of-the-art aerospace and defense systems. And it’s the insights of our innovators today that will secure our collective future. Innovators like you.

Cobham Mission Systems is one of the world's leading companies engaged in the development, delivery and support of leading-edge aerospace and defense systems in the air, on land and at sea. Our clients and partners trust Cobham Mission Systems to deliver the mission-critical technology they need, and we trust our employees to draw on their ingenuity and passion to deliver those solutions. This leads to an empowering culture for our people. Our Leadership team is open, sharing plans for the next five years, driving retention by offering demanding, exciting work, and providing full guidance and mentoring.

Cobham Mission Systems is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and embraces diversity in our employee population.  It is the policy of Cobham to provide equal opportunity to all qualified applicants and employees without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status, or genetic information. Cobham will refrain from discharging, or otherwise discriminating against, employees or applicants who inquire about, discuss, or disclose their compensation or the compensation of other employees or applicants.


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Michele Monfuletho
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