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Lead Mechanical Engineer

Atlanta, Georgia; Peachtree City, Georgia
Engineering

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Job Description

Eaton’s Lighting Division is currently seeking a Lead Mechanical Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Peachtree City or downtown Atlanta GA location.
 
Position overview:
 
This position will have the responsibility of the overall mechanical design of the product. This will include design of the necessary components and the structural and thermal analysis of the product. This position will work closely with the Recessed Program Manager, Marketing Manager, Optical Design Group, Electrical Engineering, Sourcing and Manufacturing personnel to develop the products in an organized and expedient fashion.
 
The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for meeting the overall project schedule and budget. Presentation of each stage and completion of the project through the utilization of the Eaton PROLaunch (Six-Sigma) process is required. This role encompasses collaborating with all aspects of product development including the mechanical and electrical team working groups, research into new technologies and protecting our research investment by filing intellectual property.  This position will play a critical role in ensuring Eaton delivers a high quality product, using world class development processes, and rigorous validation testing in one of Eaton’s fastest growing business segments.
 
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.
 
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
 
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Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 3 years product design experience
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with and demonstrated proficiency with 3-D modeling software
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50 mile radius of the work location will be considered
Preferred Qualifications: (Not required to be qualified for the role)
  • A minimum of 3 years of product design experience with lighting fixtures
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with and demonstrated proficiency with Solidworks 3-D modeling software
  • Experience with and proven knowledge of injection molded plastic, die cast, sheet metal design, manufacturing methods & processes
  • Familiarity with all design, manufacturing and regulatory (UL, CE, etc.) aspects of LED lighting systems for general lighting
Position Success Criteria:
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills
  • Well-developed and demonstrated interpersonal skills
  • Basic understanding of electrical engineering principles
  • Working knowledge of LED product design including understanding of electrical parameters and thermal behaviors

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: EPG LD Lighting 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: 052344