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Product Engineer

Wilsonville, Oregon


Job Description

Eaton has an immediate opening for a Senior Product Engineer in Wilsonville, OR.
The Senior Product Engineer will execute administrative and engineering/technical functions in support of the goals established for the Power Center’s manufacture of high quality Power Distribution equipment & aftermarket products; Primary focus on the mechanical engineering of our products.
Essential Functions:
  • Prepare drawings/MI’s for shop personnel to assemble power distribution equipment and aftermarket products.
  • Provide technical support for customers and plant personnel
  • Maintain engineering schedule to ensure drawings are released and parts are ordered in time to support the Production build schedule
  • Prepare Engineering drawings for team to ensure these items are manufactured on time to meet customer commitments
  • Act as backup to the Power Distribution Sales Engineer in the product line to provide technical support to the customers and engineers.
  • Maintain good working relationships with customers, distributors, Eaton sales personnel and internal plant personnel in support of a quality customer service effort
  • Maintain and encourage an air of teamwork among others
  • Act as technical resource in support of our Engineering teams and production.
  • Stay abreast of Eaton technical product developments through training or other means
  • Perform all applicable POM uploads and changes
  • Electrical & mechanical design using AutoCAD
  • Support Warranty Technician and investigate warranty requests to determine root cause and solutions for customers
  • Inventor design


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 2 years of engineering and manufacturing experience
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • 2 years of experience designing and applying power distribution and control equipment
  • AutoCAD experience
  • Configuration to order experience in Electrical Controls and Power Distribution
  • Experience with Power Distribution Equipment
  • Experience with Eaton applications (Bidman and VISTA)
Position Criteria:
  • Ability to problem-solve and analyze product application issues and drive them to root cause resolution
  • Ability to multi-task and manage several projects simultaneously
  • Ability to prioritize jobs and make critical decisions in a fast-paced environment
  • Must be able to work well in a small team environment
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interface with internal peers and customers
  • Must be a strong team player that enjoys a fast paced environment
  • Strong verbal and written communication skill
  • Knowledge of basic electricity
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook
  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD
  • Inventor knowledge

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: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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: No

Requisition ID: 050926