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Manager – Arc Modeling and Simulation Center of Excellence

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.
Arc Modeling and Simulation  - Team Leader
Job description:
The Manager Simulation – Arc Modeling and Simulation Center of Excellence will be leading and directing a team of simulation engineers and   responsible to lead Projects .
  • Manages up to 8 Simulation Engineers. Leads, directs, and develops the team of engineers.
  • Monitors and reports overall performance of the team ad its projects. Creates a performance based
    culture encouraging the team to develop measureable goals and objectives .
  • Leads and performs simulations / analyses / design improvement projects for multiple Business Units.
  • Attracts, hires, coaches, develops and mentors team members and strengthens the technical capability
    of the team.
  • Drives engineering excellence.
  • Sits in on appropriate Standards Committees / Standards workgroups.
  • Supports the global leaders and the Chief Engineers in creating the Technology.
    Roadmap, aligned with the Roadmaps of multiple ES divisions.
  • Supports the process of partnering with relevant external technology organizations and universities to advance the methodologies and tools.


  • M.Sc. in Applied Physics, Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering
  • Experience in leading or coordination of a technical team
  • Experience in research and development in the field of arc physics & its related applications such as :
    Arc Modeling and Simulation
  • Knowledge of  ‘state of the art’ simulation tools such as Ansys, Fluent and advanced programming skills
  • Good knowledge of arc behavior in switching devices, interruption of AC and DC circuits and the interaction of the arc plasma with different materials including contact  material, insulation material, gas, liquid and vacuum
  • Experience in Electrical Power test setup to validate/ evaluate Interruption parameters using high power AC/DC systems
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: 044835