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Engineering Leader CDPAD

Hadapsar Pune, India


Job Description

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Limit yourself to 8-12 statements)
List the essential functions (i.e. key responsibilities with expected end results), which must be accomplished in order to fulfill the purpose of your position as described above.
Manages diverse product teams from multiple locations. Provides leadership for the team to meet its short and long term goals. Define clear plan to leverage EIIC Lab and Prototype infrastructure to accelerate launches of key NPI/VA programs for division.
Provide leadership to innovate new differentiating products and services. Lead strategic initiatives to improve the timelines and quality of deliverables. Define Digitization technology for division working with CoE and product line teams. Define VA road map for division conducting IP landscape, tear down events and competitor benchmarking.
Lead innovation events to shape ideas from the team.
Drive growth in respective team in terms of breadth and depth of capabilities in Electrical and mechanical design as well as adjacent technology areas in product engineering
Provide leadership, coaching, and mentoring for “CDPAD” Engineers and related COE team at EIIC to develop innovative electrical and mechanical designs for electrical Equipment to meet all requirements for performance, reliability, cost and manufacturability.
Synergies and leverage engineering capabilities across groups. Manages department budget and performance to forecast.
Recruits and retain a team of engineers and support staff to provide both local product development and engineering services to the global engineering needs. Train, develop & motivate subordinates to achieve their professional goals & review their accomplishments.
Develop and control the schedule and direct the work in order to effectively manage time.
Monitor progress & achievements on projects. Provide regular reports on development & support activities.
Utilizes DFSS concepts / tools such as PDSC, P-Diagram, DFMEA, Risk Management & DVPR for new product development &/or existing product improvements
Teach, Mentor and Coach DfX Green belt certifications for EIIC engineering community.
Drive Functional excellence through Continuous improvement using CI methodology.
Understand stakeholder requirements and communicate them to other Eaton teams, and act as the liaison for program activities as appropriate.


·        Number of Patents/Disclosures

·        Balance scorecard

·        Capability maturity of team.

·        OTD/FPY for NPI/Cost out/Sustaining engineering projects

VA $ realization


·        BE/ME in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering

·        10 to 15 years of design experience with electromechanical systems. Minimum four  years experience as “Manager of People”.

·        Should have sound knowledge in switchgear products like Circuit breakers, Electrical panels, MCC, PCC,  RMU, ATS, Transformers.

·        Drive growth in respective team in terms of breadth and depth of capabilities in Electrical and mechanical design as well as adjacent technology areas in product engineering.

·        Sound Analysis Mindset and drive DP maturity to enhance NPI efficacy.

·        Act as a technical mentor and expert tech reviewer in domain. Review and approve design proposals based on requirements/statement of work and present to stakeholders/customers.

·        Continuously develop and enhance the technical capabilities of the teams to provide best in class design in line with present and future business needs.

·        Monitor progress and achievements on projects. Provide timely status and reports to stakeholders.

·        Participate in the creation of technology road map based on Product/COE Strategy globally and deploy them within the group and build organization’s capability.

·        Collaborate with internal and external stakeholders to enhance the value proposition and quality of the engineering deliverables.

·        Manage and develop talent: identifies, attracts and develop key engineering talent for the organization.

·        Drive employee survey action plans to attain high level of employee engagement & managerial effectiveness.

·        Drive culture of innovation with focus on new patent disclosures and high-impact ideas.


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: Asia Pacific
Organization: INNOV Innovation Center

Job Level: Manager
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: No

Requisition ID: 045126