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Lead Engineer – Electric controls (hydraulics)

Prague, Czech Republic
Engineering

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Job Description

Eaton's European Innovation Center has an opening for a:
 
Lead Engineer - Electro Hydraulics
 
Find more efficient way to manage the hydraulic power :
 
Do you like working on research and technology projects?
Do you want hands on experiences working on innovative and new technologies in electrical + Hydraulics (Blended power)?
Are you looking for a modern, multinational and friendly environment?
 
 
Location: Prague-Roztoky
(20min from the center)
 
What are our responsibilities in global Eaton Engineering Function
 
  • Corporate Research & Technology focuses on the front end of innovation by:  conducting research to advance the state of the art, emphasizing cross-business impact technologies, and innovating to provide Eaton’s customers’ with safe, efficient, and reliable power management solutions.
  • The Electromechanical / Electrohydraulic Systems (EM/EHS) team has the principal goal of identifying, developing, and justifying commercialization of significant growth opportunities for diverse Eaton businesses in the area of electrohydraulic and hydro mechanical technologies related to fluid systems and machinery, including system architecture, valves, pumps, motors, cylinders, compressors, fittings, and conveyance.  The team engages in leading and executing technology programs, applying mechanical engineering theory and practice to Hydraulic, Vehicle, Aerospace, and Electrical applications.
 
First days and months:
 
  • Learn about various hydraulic products, systems, electronic controls.
  • Get familiar with current state of art of hydraulics in the EUROPE market applications.
  • Create some innovative solution concepts on future technology and present them to the leadership.
  • Have daily support from our colleagues in Prague, India and USA.
 
 
Further broader goals/responsibilities for this role are :
 
  • Generate the ideas/solutions which can be implemented by the customers in more than 3 years from now.
  • Lead the projects on combining electrical and hydraulic system opportunities by collaborating with teams from global Hydraulic divisions. 
  • Technical execution responsibility for complex systems and solutions which include hydraulic hardware, embedded controls, electronics hardware and electro-hydraulic testing.
  • Identifies leading external partnerships, outside technologies and best practices to bring to Eaton.
  • Leads open innovation events with universities and external institutes
  • Lead/Support in government proposal preparation and/or project execution
 

Qualifications

We would like you to know:
 
  • PHD degree in Mechanical Engineering / Mechatronics with emphasis on fluid dynamics & theoretical knowledge on EH controls from an accredited institution
  • Knowhow of electric controls and communication for advanced hydraulic/mechanical systems
  • Industry exposure in fluid systems research or engineering, specifically system level modeling to conduct trade studies and down-select architectures
  • Technical risk mitigation methodologies like AgileStarts
 
 What we can offer to you:
 
  • Excellent working environment –  yoga, table tennis on site, friendly team and much more
  • Quiet location in the green, only 20 min from the Prague centre metro station
  • Learning & Development - we invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University (on-site in Prague)
  • Unique career development in various  industrial sectors in Prague and international  Eaton locations 
  • Team of professionals, opportunity to learn new technologies.
  • Being close to other innovation projects of Eaton
 
Looking forward to hearing from you!
Yogiraj and Eaton's hiring team
 
About EEIC:
 
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.
 

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

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: 043555