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Engineer – Vehicle Electrification

Prague, Czech Republic


Job Description

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’s Corporate Research & Technology Centre of Excellence opened a new position for a


Engineer – Vehicle Electrification


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 role description:


·         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 Electro-mechanical team has the principal goal of identifying, developing, and justifying commercialization of significant growth opportunities for diverse Eaton businesses in the area of electromechanical technologies related to systems and machinery, including system architecture, motors, actuation, mechanisms, and power transmission.  The team engages in defining, planning, leading and executing technology programs, applying mechanical engineering theory and practice in Vehicle applications. The team maps technology solutions to market opportunities. 


·         Supports project lead in realization projects utilizing our internal project execution processes, including Design Reviews and Technical Reviews


·         Supports Program Managers in the development of detailed project plans and value proposition

·         Participates and presents in ideation events (Innovation Summits, Design Bursts, etc.)

·         Initiates and develops solid relationships with both engineering leaders within Eaton  to drive strong business cases for new commercial applications and acquire needed resources and funding

·         Supports open innovation events with universities and external institutes that align with Power Block strategy

·         Actively contributes  to and guides team members on IP generation

·         Participates in department and CRT process improvements and is able to teach standard processes and tools to junior staff, customers and suppliers. 

·         Good communication and presentation skills. 

·         Position requires up to 10% travel domestic and international



·         Master's degree in Electrical Engineering or with emphasis on electronic and electronic power systems from an accredited University

·         1-2 years of experience or fresh graduate

·         B Technical Expertise in

 Experiences with Battery Electric Vehicles and Hybrid Vehicle Architectures;

·         Experiences with RAMS study

·         Practical experiences with SIL

·         Electric drives: Traction converters and control strategies;

·         Experiences with communication protocols, such as CAN bus

·         Plus: Diagnostic and safety systems experiences

·         Plus: Mechatronics

·         Plus: Battery characteristics or other electric sources

·         C Professional:

·         Good communication and presentation skills

·         Fluent in oral and written English

·         Experience in innovation, new technology, and product development

·         Experience in Project Management

·         Ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations

·         Describe all other aspects of your position that you feel are important and which have not been adequately covered (i.e. unique problems encountered, special freedom to take action, critical outside contacts, exceptional working conditions etc.)

·         Consistently acts in an ethical, open, honest, trustworthy and truthful manner.

 Demonstrated technology leadership.

·         Collaborative orientation. The ability to succeed in a highly team oriented environment.

·         Self-motivated and goal oriented individual.


What Eaton offers:


·         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.

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, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 044783