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Customer Order Engineer

Arden, North Carolina


Job Description

Eaton’s manufacturing facility located in Arden, NC has an opening for a Customer Order Engineer for the Low Voltage Assemblies (LVA) product line.
This position is responsible for accurately interpreting purchaser specifications and translating them into drawings and bills-of-material understandable by Manufacturing and Purchasing.
Essential Functions:
  • Develops a variety of complex drawings and bills-of-material based upon established product designs, which provides sufficient detail to accurately convey the purchaser’s equipment application.
  • Consults with plant and field sales engineers in interpreting and defining new equipment applications.
  • Coordinates mechanical and electrical interfaces with other products.
  • Advises C.O.D., Manufacturing and Purchasing – when required – in interpreting information for the accurate production of equipment in accordance with the purchaser’s requirements.
  • Consults with the Quality Department in resolving issues after the equipment is shipped, when required.
  • Directs purchaser visits to approve or release equipment.
  • Conducts special development/application projects of a complex nature.
  • Informs in cost and cycle time improvement activities.
  • Plans travel as required to support any of the above.
  • Conducts technical training seminars, as required.
  • Provides technical training and guidance to department personnel.
  • Analyzes needs and recommends revisions to Department Policies and Procedures.
  • Other projects as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution OR currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s Degree program in Engineering from an accredited institution with an expected graduation date by May 2018.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in U.S. without company sponsorship
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, electronics and electrical engineering, engineering technology or mechatronics from accredited institution.
  • One (1) year manufacturing experience including internships and co-op assignments. 
  • One year electrical experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge power distribution products (LV and MV Switchgear, Panelboards and Switchboards, Motor Control Centers, etc.)

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 047983