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Sr. Engineer – Manufacturing Engg (DfMA)



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”.


This position is part of new team that is getting established for Design for Manufacturing & Assembly (DfMA). This team will be focusing on proactively addressing DfMA aspects in product design life cycle to ensure timely launch of new products through smooth transition to Manufacturing


Proactively carry out DfMA (Design for Manufacturing & Assembly) related engineering activities by close working with Design Engineering, Manufacturing Plants and Supply Chain teams as part of product design life cycle through active participation in design reviews.


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.




Leads interactions with Design Engineering, Manufacturing Plants and Supply chain teams to examine Design for Manufacturability & Assembly in support of existing products and introduction of new products & technologies.




Carry out Manufacturing feasibility studies for NPD (PROLaunch) and VA-VE projects.




Drives & guides Product cost estimation & bench marking studies for NPD (PROLaunch) and VA-VE projects.



Participates in Design reviews and Design release process to provide manufacturing sign-off before design is released.




Establishes key contact as liaison between EIIC Design Engineering and Manufacturing plants & Supply chain organization for respective business group.




Drive standardization and sharing of learnings and best practices across businesses.



Assess feasibility to create manufacturing process capability entitlement database for identified model plants



Actively seeks out various training and professional development opportunities to keep current with latest manufacturing trends to champion adaptation of new technologies.



·        Improve the On Time Delivery (OTD) and quality for engineering deliverables.

·        New Product Development (NPD) Programs performance- Focus Five measures, which includes:

         Customer Satisfaction,

         Technical Performance,

         Milestone Achievement,

         Budget variance &

         Product Cost


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical, Electrical or Electro-Mechanical Engineering required; Master’s degree focusing Manufacturing Technology preferred
  • Min 6-8 years’ relevant experience in manufacturing engineering; or a combination of manufacturing engineering and Product Design & Development
  • Hands-on experience and expertise related to manufacturing processes is a must – Machining, Casting, Forging, Sheet metal, Plastic molding etc. Expertise related to Sheet metal & Plastic molding is preferred.
  • Proven experience with new product development and product launches
  • Ability to perform/support “Design to Cost”, Product cost estimation/optimization, Should costing etc. Hands-on experience using any should costing tool is a plus
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles, structured problem solving tools, Six Sigma (DFSS & DMAIC), Engineering Change Management (ECM) process and ERP system
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written with ability to work cross functionally within all levels of the organization
  • Good analytical skills and business acumen

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: 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: 050189