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Electrical Product Design Engineer

Long Branch, New Jersey


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is hiring an Electrical Product Design Engineer. The Electrical Product Design Engineer will be based out of our Long Branch, NJ facility.
Position Overview:
The Electrical Product Design Engineer has design responsibility for current device product lines. This responsibility includes design and implementation of product variations, driving cost/quality improvement, ongoing support for ongoing operations and component/supplier qualification. This position works closely with Product Management, Manufacturing, Quality, and Supply Chain.
The Electrical Product Design Engineer reports directly to the Engineering Manager. In performance of the role, this individual will regularly interface with Product Management, Manufacturing, Quality, Supply Chain, Finance, other members within Engineering and Compliance, and outside vendors.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Design responsibility for current product lines, including cost/quality improvement, sustaining support for supplier component qualification and manufacturing support.
  • Resolve product and component sourcing issues and then initiate, implement and validate design changes
  • Prepare and present project plans and schedules
  • Maintain database of active projects and report progress weekly.
  • Analyze and troubleshoot analog and digital circuits including A/D, D/A, power supplies, embedded microcontrollers, xenon and LED devices, and piezo and loudspeaker audio devices


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Electrical Engineering (BSEE or BEEE) degree in engineering from an accredited institution
  • 3+ years engineering experience including modification, improvement, validation and/or development of electronic hardware and/or devices
  • 2+ working with laboratory instruments (oscilloscope, multimeters, function generators, soldering iron)  
  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship
  • No relocation is provided. Only candidates that reside within 50 miles of Long Branch, NJ will be considered
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 + years’ design experience with cost-sensitive electrical PCBA’s for mid to high volume production
  • 3 + years’ experience with microcontrollers and/or ASIC’s
  • 3 + years’ experience designing and releasing products in a life safety, mission critical, medical, and/or regulatory controlled environment is preferred
  • 3 + years’ experience with Optical design and measurement
  • 3 + years’ experience with Audio amplifiers design
  • 3 + years’ experience with Switch mode power supply design (AC/DC and DC/DC)
  • 3 + years’ design experience for EMI/EMC
Position Criteria:
  • Ability to work independently and in teams
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical problem solving skills
  • Proven ability to solve practical problems, develop, execute test plans and demonstrate validation
  • The ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, etc. forms and move project to completion
  • High level of computer literacy
  • Ability to design and create schematic drawings
  • Experience working in a cross functional environment 
  • Ability and desire to grow professionally within our business and within Eaton

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA

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, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 045254