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Senior Engineer

Shanghai Shi, China


Job Description

The application engineer directs project activities through application of proficient technical knowledge. The span of responsibilities for this position include initial gathering of the voice of the customer performance requirements, product definition, product development, manufacturing support and product launch.  This position is also responsible for direct technical interface with customers, suppliers and internal Eaton facilities globally to expand  FEPC business in China.
Provides project leadership for design and development activities, procedures, specifications, etc. Has significant group decision-making responsibility.  Reviews and reports on engineering metrics and/or test results through engineering reports and written correspondence to ensure timely and effective communication with supervisors and peers.
Supports the implementation of design changes to improve quality, performance, cost reduction, and standardization through analysis of designs and problem solving techniques.  Directly interacts with the customer to communicate the project status and adjust based on customer feedback.
Understands design, development, and failure analysis through the use of DFMEA, customer returns, or specific development projects.  Applies fundamental engineering practices and decision making for problem solving.  Available to travel to customers within the day should the need arise whether related to an Eaton product or to aid in the troubleshooting process for the related system. 
Provides guidance to engineering personnel throughout the division in a specific field of technology and makes presentations to internal and external customers on programs or products as required. Provides technical expertise that may include supporting field failure analysis, developing recommended corrective actions, and providing necessary reports as well as training in areas of expertise.
Actively pursues knowledge in the process for design changes to improve quality, performance, cost reduction, and standardization through analysis of designs and problem solving techniques. Suggests alternative methodologies or techniques to achieving desired results.
Understands the engineering methodologies within the division as well as other departments and their relationship to engineering. Participates in providing the creation, implementation and administration of departmental policies, procedures, and work instructions in order to build and promote a team environment for product introduction, development and support activities.
Conceives and writes patent disclosures to substantiate patent applications and accumulates the necessary documentation.  Protects Eaton Intellectual Property (IP).
Complies with requirements of the Quality and Environmental Management Systems.


Basic Qualifications: (REQUIRED)
  • Bachelor Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum of 5 years of engineering experience
  • Legally authorized to work in China without company sponsorship
  • Fluency in Mandarin and English
Position Criteria:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Large-scale cross functional project team management experience
  • 5+ years of application engineering experience
  • 3+ years of experience in fuel systems engineering
  • Experience working with international locations and customers
  • Plastic materials knowledge, including selection, processing and part design

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Job: Engineering

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: VEH PDMP EAM

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 044859