Eaton Careers

Senior Mechanical Design Engineer

Leicestershire, United Kingdom


Job Description

Eaton's Electrical Division has an opening for a:


Senior Mechanical Design Engineer


The primary function of the role is to 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.

Essential Functions:


·       Lead the development of FMEAs, engineering drawings and prototype control plans.

·       Play an active role in design reviews for projects.

·       Work towards becoming a Design Authority for relevant products.

·       Interpret test results and execute any necessary design changes.

·       Perform product maintenance engineering activities and consult with remote support teams.

·       Support custom solution projects where needed.

·       Act to resolve urgent quality issues, including customer visits where necessary.


Qualifications and Knowledge:


·       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%)


What Eaton Offers:


·       Competitive Salary + Benefits

·       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




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