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Electrical Design Engineer

Waukesha, Wisconsin


Job Description

Eaton has an immediate opening for an Engineer in our Waukesha, WI location. 
Essential Functions:
  • Develop product drawings and models.  Manage the models using SAP PLM and perform FEA analysis on those models.
  • Design custom products with standard requirements to meet customer specifications and industry standards.  
  • Review and interpret design specifications to establish customer requirements.               
  • Process design order information, collaborating with Marketing and Sales as needed, to guarantee customer satisfaction.
  • Supply all information to create material masters, bill of materials, and characteristic data in SAP.  Also responsible to create customer drawings and nameplates and maintain all product documentation updates. 
  • Generate manufacturing information correctly and in the time that is expected (On Time Design (OTD)) and design errors are key metrics to track performance.
  • Understand the various components that are needed in the Product design.  Continuously expand knowledge of the products.
  • Provide technical support to manufacturing regarding problems relating to custom designs, specification and functional performance.
  • Complete design and information requests for Manufacturing, Marketing, and Sales according to the procedures established by the business
  • Perform other related activities and special projects as assigned. Provides support to other members of the team as needed.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution OR currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree program in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution with an expected graduation date of May 2018
  • Minimum of 3 months of design experience with electromechanical systems (internships and/or co-ops included)
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
  • Experience on any CAD tool like Inventor, AutoCAD
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated proficiency with 2D and 3D CAD tools with electrical or mechanical systems.  Knowledge of standard industry drafting/modeling practices
  • Experience with custom engineering design and processes is desired
  • Experience in creating, loading, and storing engineering designs within an ERP system, preferably SAP,  is desired
  • Familiarity with FEA, modeling, detailing and layout drafting techniques is desired
  • Knowledge of power systems, distribution/power transformer products/applications, and/or industrial automation/controls is desired
  • Ability to excel as a team player by successfully collaborating with engineering peers as well as cross-functional personnel to ensure custom designs meet customer expectations

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: ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division

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: 048483