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Product Engineer: Fluid Conveyance Products

Maumee, Ohio


Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulic Fluid Conveyance division is seeking a Product Engineer to join our team. The position will be based at our Maumee, OH facility.
The Product Engineer is responsible for guiding technical projects and act as an expert in numerous Fluid Conveyance products and processes.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
  • You will establish and manage technical relationships with several material suppliers through regular meetings, guiding non-disclosure agreements, making on-site visits and hosting suppliers in Eaton facilities, to provide feedback on latest material technologies being developed that ensure Eaton product offerings take advantage of the latest advances.
  • You will guide the development of new products to meet market needs, profitability goals, reliability requirements and manufacturing capability in accordance with DFSS development practices.
  • You will initiate project plans, which include the scheduled actions and the resources required to meet the project goals. Execute projects according to the established plan.
  • You will perform and document design calculations, including simulations and advanced testing for new designs and design revisions. Guide product design reviews and follow through on recommended changes.
  • You will maintain product design control, initiate and follow through on Engineering changes, and verify all documentation of new designs or design changes is complete.
  • You will work with manufacturing engineers and supply chain managers to assure manufacturability, cost effectiveness and reliability of the assigned product lines. Perform trade off testing and guide VA/VE events.
  • You will resolve product performance issues through team oriented problem solving and document according to the 8D process.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years of product engineering experience.
  • Experience with project or program management/engineering.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Maumee, OH will be considered.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Engineering.
  • 5+ years of product engineering experience
  • Fluid Conveyance related product engineering experience.
  • Hydraulics industry experience.
  • Design for Six Sigma certification.
  • PMP certification.
  • Experience with Eaton’s PROLaunch process.
Position Success Criteria:
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time.

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: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

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: 052053