Senior Manufacturing Engineer in Sincan Ankara, Turkey

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Eaton Corporation

(Location: Turkey – Ankara – Sincan)

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.

What you’ll do:

As a Senior Manufacturing Engineer , you will lead the development and implementation of robust manufacturing processes, as well as the associated documentation, to ensure the successful launch of new and/or improved switchgear and transformer products and processes. She/He will collaborate with other functions and suppliers to facilitate efficient industrialization and to drive schedule performance while meeting safety, quality, and cost expectations. Sufficient experience in lean manufacturing technique ( VSM, SMED, 5S, Kanban etc.).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Supervise product, plant and manufacturing engineering projects and initiatives with regard to feasibility, cost, and timeliness. Reviews project plans using project management techniques to ensure adherence to sound project management criteria.

  • Participate in annual budget preparation and champions capital expenditures project planning and budgeting.

  • Support development of accurate switchgear cost structure via supervision of bills of materials and routers and periodic audit of bills of materials and routers to ensure accuracy.

  • Leads decision-making involving new and existing product lines to assess equipment/capacity needs.

  • Lead participating in new product development projects following ProLaunch. Lead the implementation of new product designs into the manufacturing environment, including manufacturing documentation (PFMEA, Control plan, Work instructions,SW&WI, Punclist), routing.

  • Establishes and maintains an environment conducive to continuous improvement in manufacturing; recommends alternatives for improving production methods, equipment, operating procedures and working conditions. Identifies and assesses new technology areas for development. Considers alternative approaches that might be required to adapt to changing technology or organizational demands.

  • Leading cultural maturity journey through the Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF) deployment (visual controls, process standardization, leader standard work, Gemba walks, manning strategy, daily accountability, process checks and CI for everyone).

  • Mentoring, coaching and challenging 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

  • Supporting the achievement of Plant Cost Out goals as established by Profit Plan. Managing and updating Cost-out hooper and pipeline to support the business goals.

  • Coordinating and mentoring the VSMs between the plants to identify best strategies to reduce the non-value-added activities between the plants.


  • BSC, MSC, Industrial Engineer, Mechanical engineer, Mechatronics, Electrical Electronics

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in a similar position


  • Good command of verbal and written English

  • Working knowledge of part/assembly drawings and bills of materials

  • Experience in new product development and industrialization

  • Knowledge of Six Sigma, VA/VE, and LEAN manufacturing tools

  • PDM-Creo-Enovio / Model manager (CAD)

  • Understanding of problem solving methodologies used in determining root cause and formulating corrective action(s) D, root cause analysis, Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis

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

  • Experience in the Assembly and testing of complex electro-mechanical products is a big plus


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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