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Data Configurator

Cwmbran, United Kingdom


Job Description

Reporting to the Data & Configuration Lead under the PLM, the Data Configurator will be responsible for the creation and maintenance of product data through PDH and SAP, whilst project managing Engineering Changes for the Fire platform across key business functions (Product Management, Sales, Supply Chain, R&D, Manufacturing and Finance).
• Responsible for product configuration, creating and configuring materials, boms and routings as part of new product development (NPD), product variant, extension and change requests. (ECM).
• Project manage engineering changes from request through to implementation ensuring strict deadlines are met. Managing and setting customer expectation accordingly.
• Coordinate engineering change activities across multifunctional disciplines, chair meetings and communicate actions effectively.
• Provide weekly engineering change status updates and progress reports, highlighting critical issues preventing the delivery or launch of product to market.
•Uphold data quality, creating and maintaining complete & accurate product data within SAP and PDH (Master Data, BOM, Routing, Costings, Weights, Dimensions, EAN and ETIM data).
•Acts as product data and configuration liaison on all issues for a given product range within the Fire platform.
•Participate in New Product Development projects, facilitating the introduction of new product designs to market.
•Investigate and resolve daily ERP data issues, orders & customer concerns.
•Originate product artwork for labels, leaflets & tiles.


•Basic understanding of electronic/mechanical manufacturing processes & engineering principles.
•Adobe Creative Suite (Illustrator) and Microsoft Office (Excel).
•SAP ERP or similar system.
•Product Lifecycle Management.
•This role would suit an individual who is diligent, methodical and pays close attention to detail.
•Has strong analytical and problem solving skills.
•Ability to communicate clearly and escalate issues when required.
•Is driven and able to work as part of a highly motivated team.
•Demonstrates initiative and flexibility to react to change, balancing weekly priorities with daily operational demands.

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: 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: 046312