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Application Engineer DC Business

Bognor Regis West Sussex, United Kingdom


Job Description

The Applications Engineer role is to configure DC products from an extensive range of standard modules, assemblies and parts and to support the business through the manufacture of those products.  The application Engineer will also assist Sales to quote for new opportunities and provide customers both internal and external with technical guidance on design, compliance and costs.
  1. Ensure you are familiar with the company’s range of DC products.
  2. Ensure familiarity with the DC market and competitors technology.
  3. To be prepared to travel within the UK or abroad outside working hours when required.
  4. To ‘configure to order’ DC systems based on a standard range of products and components.
  5. To ‘design and configure’ products and solutions to new customer requirements.
  6. To assist sales with technical input to quotations.
  7. To be an internal / external technical point of contact for DC products.
  8. To learn local MRP system and be able to create new part numbers and compile Bill of Materials (BOMs).
  9. Generate build packages for each job incorporating adequate information for the product to be manufactured.
  10. Use AutoCAD and Visio where required to draw simple circuit diagrams and layouts of the products.
  11. Support manufacturing and test activities.
  12. Understand BS7671 wiring regulations.
  13. Work to the safety standard EN60950 and other relevant standards.
  14. Improve business and departmental processes.
  15. Generate associated customer documentation for products including installation manuals, operation guides and maintenance schedules.
  16. Collaborate and cooperate with team members to accomplish shared goals.
  17. Continuously search for ways to better perform and improve the way we do business.
  18. Quality focused.
  19. Drive Engineering cost out initiatives through the business


Degree qualification / equivalent Electrical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Computer Science and/or Business, or equivalent knowledge and outstanding technical ability.
  1. Experience working in an electrical/electronic design/manufacturing environment.
  2. Flexibility of working hours.
  3. Computer literate with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and Outlook.
  4. Articulate in both written and verbal communications.
  5. Ability to work autonomously.
  6. Drive and determination.
  7. Work on own initiative.
  8. Multi-tasking and able to work to challenging project milestones.
  9. Ability to develop a creative approach to problem solving.
  10. Experience using ERP/MRP systems.
  11. Experience using AutoCAD to generate circuit diagrams – Not essential but an advantage.
  12. Experience using Solidworks 3D modelling – Not essential but an advantage.
  13. Comply with the companies’ code of ethics.  

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: Sales

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: PQED Power Quality 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?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 047386