Senior Manufacturing and CI Engineer in Sincan Ankara, Turkey

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Eaton Corporation

(Location: Turkey – Ankara – Temelli)

We are more than just a power management company, we are committed to inclusion, diversity, and sustainability. You will be part of a global team committed to delivering on our brand promise: “Make what matters work” We pride ourselves on building a culture that reflects our shared goals, beliefs, and attitudes.

We are ethical – We are passionate – We are responsible – We are efficient – We are transparent – We are learning. We are EATON!

About Eaton

Eaton is a power management company where we provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technology and services. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

The Senior Manufacturing and CI Engineer will be responsible for leading deployment of the continuous improvement tools and processes of the Eaton Business System (EBS), including Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF), Eaton Lean Six Sigma (ELSS), Operational Assessment (OpA), Cost Out Structure for to reach cost saving target in support of strategic goals and objectives.

What you’ll do:

  • Build ELSS organizational capability and develop local ELSS/CI Tool Champions by providing training and consulting support.

  • Lead the Eaton Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF) deployment (visual controls, process standardization, leader standard work, Gemba walks, manning strategy, daily accountability, process checks and CI for everyone)

  • Mentors, coaches and challenges site leadership teams and CI leaders in the integration and use of ELSS methodology to include but not limited to Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF), High Performance Work Teams (HPWT), ELSS Tools, Rapid Improvement Events/Kaizen and Lean Six Sigma Projects, as well as the business Lean Tool Certification Program

  • Develop local ELSS/CI Tool Champions and Experts by providing training and consulting support

  • Perform and formalize annual ELSS assessments

  • Implement identified Eaton best practices and drive integration of best practices internally

  • Be responsible for attainment of ELSS Assessment and ELSS Cost Savings objectives

  • Provide regular ELSS/CI status updates to the senior leadership team

  • Direct problem-solving activities and coordinate corrective action plans for production problems. Plan and assist in designing strategies to improve positive employee relations and increase overall engagement.

  • Acts as an instructor & Mentor for various ELSS training programs which include EBS Pull, specific ELSS tools, Lean training & certification, Six Sigma Black Belt training & certification, CI for Front Line Leaders

  • Plan, facilitate and support Business Process Improvement (BPI), Integrated Deck Building (IDB), Rapid Improvement Events (RIE),

  • Leads Six Sigma projects to achieve desired goals. Coaches and mentors Production and Quality Engineers and Technicians in quality concepts and applications.

  • Coach and mentor other functions (EHS, Production, etc.) in root cause analysis and problem-solving tools/methods (A3, 8D, etc.)

  • Support annual self-assessments are completed at each plant to include but not limited to ELSS, OpA, as well as formal assessments when required. These assessments must identify gaps driving maturity levels, annual action plans to improve and include a process to monitor progress.

  • Coordinate and mentor the VSMs between the plants to identify best strategies to reduce the non-value-added activities between the plants

  • Analyze and develop reports related to operational and ELSS functional requirements. When we cover the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

  • Support the achievement of Plant Cost Out goals as established by Profit Plan.

  • Utilize change management techniques such as ADKAR to effectively drive and sustain process improvements

  • Participate in the process of obtaining certification and recertification of ISO 9001, ISO 14000, etc.

  • Monitors performance and CI plans for each plant, participate in regular reviews and recommend opportunities for improvement as necessary

  • Ensure that Eaton values and philosophies are integrated into the culture.

  • Leads cadence CI Councils

  • Facilitates EBS Strategy deployment events and cadence meetings

  • Leads Operational Assesment cycle

  • Manage and update Cost-out hooper and pipeline


  • BSC/MSC Industrial Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Material Engineer or Electrical Engineer

  • 4+ years of experience in a Manufacturing Environment.

  • 3+ years of experience in Lean, Continuous Improvement or Operational Excellence.


  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing techniques – i.e. value stream mapping, one piece flow, etc.

  • Strong interpersonal and planning skills with proven ability to lead change through both direct and indirect (influencing) abilities

  • Can effectively and comfortably speak to different levels of the organization; senior leaders to the factory floor

  • Understanding of problem solving methodologies used in determining root cause and formulating corrective action(s) – i.e. thought maps, 8D, root cause analysis, Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis, Gage R & R, control charts, Pareto charts, etc.

  • Proficiency in Office 365,

  • Knowledge of industry and customer specific quality processes (i.e., ISO9001 etc).

  • Proficiency in MiniTab; knowledge of Computer Aided Design / Computer Aided Manufacturing.

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma concepts and tools as they relate to minimizing process / product variability – i.e. regression analysis, hypothesis testing, etc.

  • Knowledge of ELSS, CIF

  • Coaching, mentor, learner, teacher

  • Excellent English communication skills


What we offer:

  • Being part of a company that has been in business for more than 100 years, is well known in the industry, and has a major impact on the energy industry

  • Work in a company that is commitment to Inclusion & Diversity and Sustainability

  • Annual mentoring program, Eaton University, a reward, and recognition system

  • Ongoing Learning and Career Development Opportunities in a global company. Build your career and apply internally for our open positions worldwide

  • Strong, agile and diverse team locally and globally

  • Strong processes and state-of-the-art systems and tools

  • Structured employee development processes, open feedback culture with development plans

  • Detailed induction support and well-structured onboarding

  • Balance your work and life with a hybrid worktime model

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.

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