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Sr. Design Engineer

Juarez, Mexico


Job Description

A.            Independently evaluates, selects and applies standard engineering techniques, procedures and criteria to complete new product and/or cost reduction projects.
B.            Translates customer wants/needs into feasible product design concepts, collaborating with the marketing, manufacturing, sales, and quality teams to develop, validate and launch products into the market.
C.            Plans and drives projects to conclusion meeting performance and cost objectives in a timely fashion, preparing print, specification, and analysis packages for final approval by group supervisor.
D.            Selects materials and manufacturing processes for new products, working with sourcing, quality, suppliers, and manufacturing team to ensure new products can be economically manufactured, while supporting product goal alignment with Eaton’s operational priorities of safety, quality, delivery, cost and inventory.
E.            Establishes and coordinates the planning and execution of test sequences to verify and validate designs and processes for the product. 
F.            Coordinates with laboratory and plant production team to create product prototypes required for customer evaluations and product verification testing.
G.           Utilizes quality management system and six sigma tools, such as failure mode and effects analysis, control plans, design of experiments, and statistical analysis in developing robust design solutions.
H.            Provides product line support for existing product offering, ranging from answering technical questions to developing solutions to product performance or quality issues.
I.             Employs rigorous problem solving techniques, determining root cause and developing appropriate permanent corrective actions to develop and improve design solutions.
J.             Occasionally, provides direction and training for other engineers and technicians.
K.            Reports and presents project progress throughout the lifecycle of the project to all levels of the organization.


A.            Mechanical or electrical engineering bachelor degree or equivalent.
B.            Minimum of five (5) years of experience in product development of electric/mechanical assemblies in a rigorous engineering environment.
C.            Knowledge in the design of components with varied manufacturing processes including: injection molding, stamping, machining and high volume assembly processes.
D.            Experience working within quality management systems is highly desirable.
E.            Experience in testing techniques.  Knowledge of power test equipment and measurement instrumentation is highly desirable.
F.            Knowledge of electrical circuit protection products, electrical distribution systems, and applicable industry standards is desirable.
G.           Strong verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. 
H.            Ability to effectively motivate team members that are not direct reports.
I.             Competency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, 3D CAD modeling tools, and Minitab. 
J.             Bilingual (English/Spanish)

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: Latin America
Organization: EPG CPD UL Bussmann

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, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 049691