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Power Electronics Lead Engineer

Prague, Czech Republic


Job Description

The Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) offers an exciting, engaging, and fun environment for creative  engineers who are looking for great learning, advancement, and technology leadership opportunities in a broad range of technological fields and in an highly diverse team of researchers and engineers.
With almost 100 employees we are a vibrant Engineering and Innovation Center for electrical, vehicle, hydraulic, and aerospace applications for the region focus on businesses in Europe, Middle-East & Africa.
Eaton’s Power Electronics Centre of Excellence opened a new position for a
Power Electronics - Lead Engineer
Job description:
  • Eaton is looking for a Power Electronics Lead Engineer to develop innovative technologies and platforms for our electrical and hybrid solutions for on- and off-road vehicles at the Eaton European Innovation center in Prague (EEIC), Czech Republic. 
  • This individual will be responsible for designing, developing and testing power electronics platforms and systems for power conversion and distribution applications in hybrid and electric vehicles. This individual will be a member of the global eMobility group reporting to Advanced Development Manager.
  • Successful candidates will be able to closely collaborate with global, eMobility embedded product development teams from initial conception through each of the design and development phases, up to and including certification and product launch with the support of model-based development processes, and utilization of automated testing, verification & validation tools.
  • Lead power electronics engineering activities and demonstrate start-finish ownership for the assigned projects and tasks by utilizing our internal project execution processes, including design and technical reviews and presentations
  • Lead design, modeling, simulation and implementation of power electronics, including analog and digital electronics, for power conversion and distribution technologies
  • Collaborate with mechanical, layout, and firmware engineers to successfully develop and validate the designs
  • Evaluate designs to meet requirements factoring in performance, cost, size, reliability, and manufacturability
  • To be a point of contact for the specific eMobility project with the responsibility for creating, executing and tracking all the milestones
  • Interface with Business Unit (BU) engineers and Corporate Research and Technology (CRT) scientists to drive strong business cases for new commercial applications


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Electrical Engineering discipline, or related, from an accredited university.
  • Related engineering experience in power electronics designs and product development
  • Significant hands-on experience with power converter development and testing and with control strategies of electric drives for traction
  • Significant modeling, simulation and analysis experience with tools like Matlab/Simulink, SPICE, PSIM and HIL tools (dSpace, RT-LAB, RTDS, …)
  • Experience in innovation, new technology, and product development
  • Experience in Project Management
  • Fluent in oral and written English
 What Eaton offers:
  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics is really important for us
  • Culture & Values - Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day
  • Learning & Development - we invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University (on-site in Prague)

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: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector

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: 051642