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Senior Engineer – Hydraulic controls
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) 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.
The Lead Engineer is expected to serve as a technical lead and technical contributor on projects within the team. He is responsible for meeting the schedule, scope, cost and technical targets for all efforts under their control. He is expected to write to technical papers and presentations as well as IP generation through authoring (or co-authoring) disclosures and patents.
The Lead Engineer should serve as a subject matter expert within the area of EM/EHS for Eaton. This includes developing and maintaining relationships with the external technical community and academia, active participation in industry or technical groups and events, etc. Finally as a subject matter expert internally the Lead Engineer will be expected to mentor junior staff and consult with internal business & engineering customers
PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science with emphasis on fluid dynamics & theoretical knowledge on Hydraulic systems and its controls from an accredited institution
Post degree experience with industry exposure in fluid systems research or engineering, specifically system level modeling to conduct trade studies and down-select architectures for hydraulic systems, components, and it's electronic controls
Experience with prototype fluid system design and the cycle of build, test, data capture, and analysis through formalized and disciplined experimentation
Diversified experience on developing various electrohydraulic blended power (Electrical controls + Hydraulics) systems and their controls
Experience with hydro power generation, renewable energy, and fluid machinery
Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team
Excellent working environment – safety and ethics is really important for us
Culture & Values - Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day
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)
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.
Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector
Job Level: Individual Contributor
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