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Engineering Manager - Test Lab (Mechanical)

Hadapsar Pune, India


Job Description

Eaton India Innovation Centre: Most recently, we have established the Eaton India Innovation Center (EIIC) in Pune, which is an integral part of Eaton’s global engineering and technology footprint. Eaton’s multi-disciplinary engineering talent with experience in cutting-edge technologies and varied domains deliver innovative solutions that accelerate our organic growth through technological innovations. Through proven technical excellence, EIIC continues to augment Eaton’s leadership in improving existing products and services and developing new offerings.  EIIC operates through its two state-of-the-art campuses located at Kharadi and Magarpatta City in Pune. EIIC is focused on augmenting Eaton’s vision of “improving the quality of life and environment through the use of power management technologies and services”.
EIIC is establishing state of the art integrated Test Lab at Magarpatta Campus to effectively leverage virtual and physical prototyping & testing capabilities while driving organic growth. Phase I of integrated Test lab is already operational and this position & phase II is expected to be operational in 2018.
The Engineering Manager - Test Lab (Mechanical) is responsible for driving the overall safety, performance, day-to-day operations and deployment of test Lab strategic goals. The primary function of this role is to establish common lab processes, best practices, and expertise to drive cultural excellence in each technical area.  


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Limit yourself to 8-12 statements)
List the essential functions (i.e. key responsibilities with expected end results) which must be accomplished in order to fulfill the purpose of your position as described above.
  1. Establish common lab processes by leveraging current best practices at Ranjangaon lab & global lab locations by coordination with Test lab leaders for managing test lab operations.
  1. Leverages state of the art tools, methods and processes to create common test systems across the test labs for specific product line testing.
  1. Operates and drives a high performance & safety culture across the assembly, testing, product teams and facilities groups.
  1. Manages day-to-day test lab operations in achieving Test Lab performance metrics related to Safety, Utilization, On Time delivery, FPY etc.
  1. Integrate with program/project teams to ensure alignment. Drives resource decisions to support program/project needs.
  1. Deployment of Test lab strategic goals related to building end-to-end organizational capabilities in terms of people & test infrastructure around strategic focus areas.
  1. Manage Test Lab budget for capital expenditure and operational expenses. Creates a yearly budget forecast, monitors spending on a continuous basis and provides monthly adjustments to the forecast. 
  1. Ensures testing and assembly labs are compliant with all Eaton and local/global Industry standards (MESH, EHS, TS, OSHA, ISO, IEC, UL etc.) with supporting documentation and internal/external audits as applicable.
  1. Performs GEMBA Walks and 5S duties, including managing resolution to findings.
  1. Fosters an environment which promotes Eaton’s goals, values and philosophy, encourages continuous improvement and builds customer relationships, vigorously promotes excellence and pride of accomplishment among employees and ensures that the attitudes are matched by engagement and accomplishment.
  • Lab expenses - Capex & Opex
  • Safety Measures – TRCR, DACR, Severe injuries, Near miss etc.
  • Asset Utilization
  • On time delivery & FPY in achieving customer satisfaction
  • Measures related to environmental impact
  • Employee engagement and survey scores


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering from an accredited institution
  • 10+ years of relevant experience in industry (manufacturing, engineering, test environment, etc.)
Position Criteria:
  • Must be results-oriented and highly adaptable
  • Ability to achieve results in a matrix environment
  • Ability to influence outside of a direct reporting relationship
  • Ability to balance between delegation and a hands-on approach with critical assignments
  • Supportive team player in a corporate environment
  • Familiarity with ISO/QS/AS/OSHA standards & certification
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience in testing of Mechanical, Electro-Mechanical (Power Distribution & Circuit Protection) components and systems ) (Transmission, Differentials, Hyd pumps, Valves etc.)
  • Experience related to prototyping, Teardown-benchmarking & Instrumentation using advanced method/tools like Additive manufacturing, 3D scanning etc.
  • Advanced degree in Engineering
  • Project management skills

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: Asia Pacific
Organization: INNOV Innovation Center

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 hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 049790