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Software and Controls Engineering Manager

Galesburg, Michigan; Southfield, Michigan


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle division is seeking a Software and Controls Engineering Manager to join our team. The position will be based at our Galesburg, MI or Southfield, MI facility.
The Software and Controls Engineering Manager is responsible for guiding a team of engineers in the Software and Controls COE, to develop embedded software (SW), and control systems for Automotive programs and will direct, develop, and implement strategic and tactical plans for execution of controls and embedded SW development programs and R&D projects. The Manager for Software & Controls is responsible for driving common software & control strategies, processes, tools and technical expertise across the organization and leveraging engineering resources around the world. This position is also responsible for interfacing with group-level businesses and system engineering to complete product strategies and roadmaps. The SW&C Manager will guide and direct development of a global team of software and controls engineers directly and indirectly in the U.S., Europe and India.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
  • You will guide, mentor and coach a global team of software and controls engineering professionals in core technology development.
  • You will drive common software and control development tools and processes.
  • You will interface with product teams, suppliers, customers and external consultants/contractors.
  • You will contribute to definition of global software and controls strategy and roadmap.
  • You will develop global core technical competencies in software and controls Engineering.
  • You will execute Product Improvement and Cost Reduction projects.
  • You will manage appropriate protection of creative property relating to software and controls technologies.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 8 years combined experience with controls and software engineering.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s degree in an Engineering field from an accredited institution.
  • 10 years of technical experience with controls and/or software engineering.
  • 5 years of technical experience in using Mathworks Simulink, MatLAB, and/or Stateflow tool set for embedded controls development.
  • 2 years of technical experience in developing diagnostics and degraded mode functionality.
  • Demonstrated experience in industrial or automotive control system design and development
  • Experience in the design and development of new or improved products, problem solving, program management and customer interfaces.
  • Experience in creating physics based plant models.
  • Formal training in Functional Safety requirements (e.g. ISO26262 or IEC61508)
Position Success Criteria:
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time.

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: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Manager
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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 049190