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Engineering Manager - Wiring Devices

Hadapsar Pune, India


Job Description

EIIC EPG Residential & Wiring Devices Division has an opening for Engineering Manager Wiring Devices (WD) position to lead & manage an engineering team on design and development of wiring devices product range primarily for US markets. He/she will be responsible for driving a culture of innovation, learning & continuous improvement while executing the projects which include NPI, NTI, VAVE and sustaining engineering projects. He/ she will be responsible for creating & implementing the roadmap for developing capabilities in line with the strategic plan over the next few years. He/she will be directly responsible for building organizational capability and required technical expertise including and not limited to mechanical design, electrical and electronics (hardware & firmware). He/She will be responsible for hiring, retaining and grooming talent to deliver high performance.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Limit yourself to 8-12 statements)
2. 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.
  A. Drive growth & accelerate capability development in line with strategy. Lead efforts to enrich PDLC experience and gain end to end ownership on focus areas.
  B. Provide tactical and strategic direction for product development in Wiring Devices. Provide technical leadership to the team to execute projects and make day to day engineering decisions.
  C. Lead cross functional/ multi-disciplinary team in making technology/ engineering decisions in line with division’s strategy and future growth plans.
  D. Recruit and retain a team of engineers to provide product development and engineering services to the global engineering needs
  E. Manage and develop people: identify, attract and develop key engineering talent for the organization. Champion continuous process improvements to support the Eaton Business System; APEX, Employee Survey, EBEA, and DFSS
Will be directly accountable for managing research and engineering budgets/ costs along with capital expenditures linked with projects. Should be able to contribute in making good estimation of project costs – specifically engineering efforts estimation and capex.
Able to directly lead and manage a team of 10-15 reports ranging from diploma to post graduates from different engineering disciplines.


Required: Bachelor’s / Master’s Degree in Mechanical/Electronics/Electrical Engineering
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in the field of product design and development for electrical applications with experience in leadership and people management.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills. A high degree of aptitude, creativity, and self-direction is required. Proven experience on Talent management (Hire, Develop, Retain), resource allocation and project management.
  • Sound technical knowledge and experience in design and development of wiring devices product lines such as lighting controls, fan controllers, AFGF receptacles, home automation and security products, switches and receptacles, power distribution, protection and control products and relevant product standards like UL, IEC & NEC.
  • Extensive experience of full Hardware development life cycle including requirements management, design, development, verification & validation, qualification & certification testing in Electrical / Industrial applications.
  • Hands on experience in defining the system / subsystem specifications, designing the system architecture and requirements for complex systems.
  • Demonstrated project execution from concept through commercialization on projects of medium technical complexity involving concept generation, Detail Design, Verification, Validation and certification as per global standards.
  • Should have good knowledge on different product design tools environment like CAD- PRO E, Solid works or E-CAD, LT Spice etc and FEA tools as required for product design and development. Good knowledge on PCB design guidelines for SI, high speed design & EMI/EMC.
  • Experience in collaborating with local / global suppliers for prototype developments, external labs for testing.
  • Knowledge on IoT Products, Artificial Intelligent, Machine Learning would be added advantage.


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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: 051396