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Design Engineer-VCB

Zhejiang Sheng, China


Job Description

  • Firmly abide by the rules of company, Responsible for the departmental EHS performance , ensure yearly departmental EHS objectives.
  • Functional leadership in Mechanical Engineering Technologies to drive new generations of vacuum circuit breaker.
  • Leads engineering team to drive innovation, develop technology roadmaps and platforms to be incorporated into the multi generational switchgear product roadmaps.
  • Technology roadmaps and platforms must deliver world class quality, customer centric features, and business profitability
  • Drives development of a new product with clear goals for product reliability, manufacturability, and serviceability – customer delight
  • Continuously develops, mentors, and coaches engineering team globally to achieve world class performance and expertise in area of mechanics, stored energy mechanisms, and materials
  • Identifies technology risks and mitigation plans, and carries out changes to plan if necessary to ensure that targets are achieved
  • Identifies next generation opportunities and relevant technology and develops plans to exploit them
  • Continuously seeks to improve profitability by being aware of costs, but without detracting from perceived product quality
  • Effectively collaborates with marketing, manufacturing, and sourcing functions on product requirements, design features, and service
  • Constantly monitors and improves performance of team to ensure it meets company objectives
  • Implement appointment, training, evaluation to departmental employees, assist to HR to develop related training activities.


  1. BS or MS – Mechanical Engineering
  2. Experience in engineering mechanics developing dynamic systems and components and related technologies
  3. Working knowledge of design for manufacturability, reliability, and serviceability
  4. Demonstrated ability to develop and grow functional teams
  5. Demonstrated excellence in communication and interpersonal skills
  6. Experience operating successfully in matrix organization is a plus
  7. Design for Six Sigma and Lean Principles training
  8. Excellence in analytical skills
  9. Healthy, energetic, and can stand physical and mental pressure from the heavy management work.
Other desired qualifications:
  1. Black Belt certified
  2. Knowledge of power systems and / or industrial automation & controls
  3. Knowledge of and experience with materials and molded components

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: Asia Pacific
Organization: PDD PDSS Power Distribution Systems Services 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: 052527