Eaton Corporation Manufacturing Engineer (m/f) Schrems Plant in Schrems, Austria

ES EMEA Power Distribution Division (PDD) Schrems Plant has an opening for a Manufacturing Engineer, located in Schrems, Austria.

Primary Function:

The incumbent of this position is responsible for all manufacturing technology and manufacturing process related topics within the manufacturing footprint (MF) for new and existing products and processes. As project manager or team member he is also responsible for plant or PDD related projects (mainly cost out projects, process/productivity improvements, new product launch, product transitions). Further, he is resposible for the optimization of manufacturing processes and implementation of standard processes.

Essential Functions:

  • Supports and coordinates manufacturing technology and manufacturing processes within our footprint

  • Supports the definition of the operational strategy; provides and drives the manufacturing and technology roadmap by managing tools, machinery and test equipment for the manufacturing footprint

  • Supports during different assessments as champion role (OpA, EQS, MESH)

  • Project leader and team member in NPD/Cost out projects (Schrems Plant); manages the work packages for the process implementation and tracks the process execution

  • Supports during the startup phase of new products, relocations or implementation of new technologies

  • Assures together with the local manufacturing team the required production improvements

  • Manages or participates in standard transition projects (phase in/phase out) and cost out projects with result accountability; executes and reports project relevant cost out targets

  • Responsibility, authority and accountability for project scope delivery and successful execution within technical, schedule, cost and quality commitments

  • Responsibility for the site plans such as machine-, fire protection- and emergency exit layouts

  • Manages manufacturing documentation for the manufacturing footprint


  • Completed higher technical education (HTL) in electrical engineering or equivalent

  • Fluent in English and German (written and spoken form)

  • High technology orientated knowledge, especially in the area of responsibility (MCB - miniature circuit breaker and MCCB - molded case circuit breaker) related production technology equipment

  • Economic understanding of highly automation versus manual work

  • Good communication and presentation skills

  • Good analytical, organizational skills and business acumen

  • Interpersonal skills and the capability to lead a project team

  • PDD product and PROLaunch system knowledge would be an advantage

  • Understanding of various culture aspects within Europe (East and West)

Depending on the qualification, we offer compensation for this position according to the Austrian collective agreement of the electrical and electronics industry in the respective employment group taking into account the years of service in the respective employment group, willingness to overpay depending on the relevant professional experience and qualification.

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: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: PDCD Power Distribution Components Division

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

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