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Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Leicestershire, United Kingdom


Job Description


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You will work within our world class team in Leicestershire.

As a Senior Mechanical Design Engineer you will assist and lead new product design and development as well as leading maintenance and VAVE activities. You will be a strategic partner in driving the product roadmap for fusing and switching products and collaboration with the manufacturing plants.

Your key deliverables :

  • You will lead the development of FMEAs, engineering drawings and prototype control plans.

  • You will play an active role in design reviews for projects.

  • You will work towards becoming a Design Authority for relevant products.

  • You will interpret test results and execute any necessary design changes.

  • You will perform product maintenance engineering activities and consult with remote support teams.

  • You will support custom solution projects where needed.

  • You will act to resolve urgent quality issues, including customer visits where necessary.




What we are looking for:




  • Degree or equivalent in Electrical/Electronic/Mechatronic/Systems Engineering or Physics.

  • Sound industry experience working with IEC standards.

  • Special know-how of electrical design and development.

  • Problem solving skills and creativity.

  • Self-driven and customer focused.

  • Ability to communicate and collaborate with international locations and cultures.

  • Excellent PC skills, including 3D drawing packages.

  • Positive and enthusiastic attitude.

  • Willingness and ability to travel inside and outside of the UK (20-25%)


Then we want to hear about you!


What We offer:


  • Inclusion and diversity is our strength. We embrace the power of many perspectives to drive innovation and growth that benefits our people, investors, customers and communities.

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Great promotional opportunities – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics are really important for us

  • Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities


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: ICPD

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, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 052550