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Lead Engineer.ENG.No Sub-Function

Haina, Dominican Republic


Job Description

  1. Responsible to drive projects that result in product and productivity cost improvements by utilizing Value Analysis / Value Engineering (VA/VE) methodologies, which focus on improving both existing product lines and new designs as a control for escalating material and labor costs, or improving product margins, while maintaining product integrity.  Product focus is on the development of electrical devices and associated electro-mechanical components.
  2. Manage and program simultaneously and multiple projects across multinational sites.
  3. Facilitate Value Analysis events to generate a pipeline of ideas and subsequent execution. Communicate with peers and management alike in a high paced environment.
  4. Lead and manage VAVE projects through the VAVE process.  Maintaining a cadence for gate reviews with all facilities and ensuring compliance to all Product Line requirements.  Monthly financial reports.
  5. Provide Engineering design support for productivity improvement projects through effective participation on cross-functional VAVE teams
  6. Lead Engineering efforts on critical direct material cost-out projects, including idea development, prototype, project execution, and plant/business system implementation
  7. Support plant and Product Management cost out activities
  8. Ownership of overall project management for VA/VE projects .
  9. Coordinate with operations group at manufacturing facilities to implement VA/VE projects.
  10. Project status reports


  • Bachelor degree in Industrial, Electronic, Design, Electromechanical Engineering.
  • Minimum experience of 5 years of  product design experience with competency in high volume assembly processing
  • Use of DFMEA, tolerance analysis, engineered material selection and product costing
  • Strong knowledge of tooling, production, and Eaton quality systems.
  • 3D modeling and 2D detailing (CAD) experience (Pro/Engineer [Creo 2.0] and AutoCAD preferred).
  • Strong project management skill sets
  • Microsoft Office suit proficiency
  • Competencies: Builds Organizational Capability, Thinks and Acts Strategically, Gets Results

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: Latin America
Organization: EPG RWDD Residential Wiring Devices Div

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: 039024