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Products and Systems Engineer - Hydraulics

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.
Eaton’s Corporate Research & Technology Centre of Excellence opened a new position for a
Products and Systems Engineer - Hydraulics
The role description:
  • The System Senior Engineer is expected to execute global project within the EEIC Hydraulic team.
  • Combining electrical and hydraulic system opportunities by collaborating with teams from global Hydraulic divisions. 
  • Technical execution responsibility for complex systems and solutions which include hydraulic hardware, embedded controls, electronics hardware and electro-hydraulic testing.
  • Developing new products (Pumps, motors, mobile/industrial valves) in accordance to existing products to meet market needs, profitability goals, reliability requirements and manufacturing capability in accordance with standard development practices.
  • Applying advanced controls products like Eaton’s Hydraulic Advanced Control Products, e.g. Pro-FX hardware and software, Axis-Pro, CMA, and telematics.
  • Conducting verification and proof-of-concept testing on solutions that help to secure new opportunities, i.e. understands and supports testing in hydraulics system test stands


  • Bachelor of Science in mechanical engineering degree is required. 
  • Solid experience in hydraulics systems/components development
  • Thorough technical knowledge of mechanical product design, system engineering , stress analysis, and fluid mechanics.
  • Proven ability to effectively execute projects with diverse / global team members.
  • Experience in executing hydraulics Controls (Hydro mechanical & electro hydraulic) and pump & motor with hydraulics controls new product development projects.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master of Science
  • Technical competency hydraulic plant / systems modeling, and material science.
  • Preference for electric controls and communication for advanced hydraulic systems.
  • Understanding for variable speed drives and it’s controls
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: 047066