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Product Engineer

South Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Job Description

Eaton’s Cooper Power System division is currently seeking a Product Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our South Milwaukee, WI facility.
The Product Engineer is responsible for sustaining engineering support for the control systems and electronics used with medium voltage reclosers, fault interrupters and switches.  In this role, you will identify creative solutions, preforms engineering analysis, creates design, oversees verification and contributes to the implementation of products cost savings, product improvements and engineering process improvement projects.
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 develop, maintain, and improve product design and product definition data (bills of materials, drawings, specifications) related to control systems and protective relays.
  • You will manage the introduction of new products and changes to existing products.
  • You will support production and manufacturing engineering with resolution of production and testing issues.
  • You will work with global suppliers and Supplier Quality Engineers to define and conduct supplier assessments, capability analysis, and part approvals.
  • You will work with Service, Quality Engineers, Application Engineers and customers to examine, document and resolve product reliability issues.  Write product analysis reports for affected customers.
  • You will coordinate the execution of functional and reliability test plans utilizing both internal and external lab resources         
  • You will constantly look for ways to improve processes, products and services; appropriately assess the status quo.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Design experience with PCBA  design and electrical controls systems
  • Strong analytical aptitude to troubleshoot Analog & Digital designs at the component level
  • High voltage design experience and power system analysis experience
  • Developing skills in Engineering analysis and digital simulation (CAD, FEA, statistical analysis, software applications, electrical analysis tools, etc.)
  • Developing knowledge in product design, DFM/DFA, and manufacturing.
  • Developing skills with PCB development tools
  • Developing effective project leadership skills
  • Knowledge of Green belt training

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: ESSG CPSD PRD Power Reliability 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: 052745