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Manager Engineering - Firmware (m/f)

Bonn, Germany


Job Description

Eaton's Electrical Division has an opening for a:


Engineering Manager Signaling & Logic - Firmware (m/f)

Location: Bonn, Germany


Essential Functions:

  • Managing of responsibilities within the assigned team of engineers, develop and continuously improve organizational capabilities of the team
  • Host engineering domain functions for firmware development
  • Staff main projects (new product development, maintenance, advanced development, platform)
  • Active deployment of platform artifacts
  • Ownership of the related development processes Promotes and supports continuous improvement of processes and innovations
  • Utilize the Eaton PreLaunch, ProLaunch and EBS systems actively
  • Achieve the technical- and customer requirements as well as standards, legal requirements, other requirements and also the quality in close collaboration with the Quality-departments
  • Ensure engineering tasks e.g. requirement- and change-management including managing of FMEA- (Failure Mode and Effects and Criticality Analysis) and lesson learned measures. For guidance use: DFSS (Design for Six Sigma), SPICE (Software Process Improvement and Capability Determination)/ CMMI (Capability Maturity Model Integration).
  • Close collaboration with the Eaton engineering departments also outside ICPD
  • Business trips, temporarily project work at international Eaton locations
  • Lead engineering projects and work package approvals to meet financial goals and growth targets in close collaboration with engineering project managers and specialist engineers
  • Strong collaboration with product management and technology departments to drive innovation
  • Build organizational capability in the assigned team to ensure a robust pipeline of diverse talent to capitalize on opportunities
  • Drive results in the assigned team while creating and fostering a safe work environment and living the EBS
  • Demonstrate Eaton’s values and philosophy with every action and every decision in combination of recognizing the value of different perspectives and culture for the ICPD-Engineering organization



  • Bachelor  degree in  informatics / electronics / mechatronic
  • No less than 5 years work-experience in Electric/Electronic business in the industrial field or other comparable technical industries
  • No less than 2 years leadership experience
  • Awareness of process maturity models (SPICE or CMMi)
  • First experience with functional driven and architecture based development
  • First experience with functional safety (e.g. IEC 61508)
  • First experience with cyber security
  • Experience in firmware development
  • Experience in C, C++, RTOS, Linux, industrial communication
  • Experience in collaboration with distributed development teams at different international locations
  • First experience with Scrum
  • Development of new innovative products and improvement of existing products
  • Problem solving skills
  • Fluently German and English (oral and written)

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: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: ICPD

Job Level: Manager
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: 037576