Eaton Careers

Mechatronics Engineer

Prague, Czech Republic
Environmental Health & Safety


Job Description

Our industrial control division has an opening for a
Mechatronics  Engineer
  • Create detailed specifications in cooperation with the (project) team based on customer/market requirements
  • Research function and performance of mechatronic components integrated in industrial switchgear devices and automation products - build competency around magnetic sensing and actuation technologies
  • Use state-of-the-art tools (CAE, CAD, …) during development to design mechanical components and electronics, support layout team to finish PCB design and drafting team to finish CAD documentation
  • Observe and evaluate available and novel technologies, components and tools
  • Develop functional solutions, meet product and manufacturability requirements as well as cost targets - conceptualize and conduct simulation and test programs on new sensing and actuation concepts and components
  • Plan, align, prepare, coordinate, and analyze necessary tests during development, validation and verification phase
  • Assist in creating schedules, complete project design tasks within schedule
  • Support purchasing department / section / staff in selection of suppliers
  • Contribute to test specifications; conduct tests to verify existing design
  • Prepare and provide the necessary documentation



  • Bachelor degree in mechatronics (preferred), mechanical or electrical engineering
  • Work experience as a design engineer or outstanding graduate with background in the technology area
  • Experience in applying computer simulation methodologies for concept selection and design validation
  • Good knowledge about material properties and mechatronic components design, clear understanding of electronics technologies and components for actuation
  • Experience in designing parts and assemblies consisting of electromechanical and electronic components (2D and 3D)
  • Capability to define and conduct tests (e.g. temperature, functional, electrical safety) for functional samples

What Eaton offers:

  • Unique, challenging projects in a friendly & collaborative team
  • Focus on people, learning & development
  • On site laboratories, strong ties with Czech universities
  • Fantastic opportunities for sport, cultural, family, and outdoor activities
  • Flexible working hours
The Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) offers an exciting, engaging, and fun environment for creative  engineers who are looking for great learning, advancement and technology leadership opportunities in a broad range of technological fields and in an highly diverse team of researchers and engineers.
With almost 100 employees we are a vibrant Engineering and Innovation Center for electrical, vehicle, hydraulic, and aerospace applications for the region focus on businesses in Europe, Middle-East & Africa.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. 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 technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Environmental Health & Safety

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector

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

Requisition ID: 033072