Eaton Careers

Senior Product Sustaining Engineer

Beaver, Pennsylvania
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical/ Power Components Division is seeking a Senior Product Sustaining Engineer to join our team. This position is located in Beaver, PA
The Senior Product Sustaining Engineer will perform product design engineering for Eaton’s Low Voltage Industrial Circuit Breaker product lines.  Primary focus is ensuring that products function according to customer requirements. Maintain compliance of products with standards. Assist with resolution of production issues relating to product function. Improve reliability and performance margin of product designs while reducing their costs. Participate in new product development and production launches in order to drive business growth.
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 understand product requirements, applications & governing standards (UL, CSA, IEC, NEMA, etc.), test procedures, and circuit breaker technology & design intent. Develop, document and interpret design specifications to support the requirements.
  • You will maintain compliance with requirements, standards and specifications, and maintain third-party certifications. Respond to non-conformances with investigations and corrective action.
  • You will evaluate material, supplier and product design deviations and changes, and approve or reject them according to performance requirements and enhance performance margin and drive product design robustness.
  • You will participate in global team-based product design and development including new ratings, features, and accessories for existing product platforms, and new products. Contribute to validation and design documentation. Learn and participate in PROLaunch stage-gate new product development system.
  • You will utilize statistical quality tools to design tests, analyze data and evaluate and improve designs. Establish performance baselines, and identify focus areas and targets for product design robustness improvements.
  • You will perform and leverage computer modeling & simulation activities in the product design engineering role. Perform tolerance analysis on systems and components to optimize specifications on product drawings.
  • You will build prototypes and models and develop test plans where necessary to validate product performance. Perform design-related testing in lab facilities. Understand and comply with site specific laboratory equipment and procedures, including health, safety and security aspects.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we as individuals and as a company are stronger.
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Required (Basic) Qualifications
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • 3-5 years of experience working in electromechanical component or systems design
  • Relocation is not provided for this position. Only candidates residing within a 50 miles radius of Beaver, PA will be considered.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
  • 10%- 20% travel including international travel.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Define and communicate critical-to-quality characteristics of product designs. Learn and apply Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing, and Design for Six Sigma methodology to circuit breaker design engineering activities.
  • Work with local and remote manufacturing processes owners (fabrication, assembly, welding, and calibration) to understand fundamental capabilities and ensure that design specifications are practical and cost effective to produce, and are being met in production. Participate in the development of production processes, tooling, equipment, test specifications and quality controls in order to support compliance with specifications.
  • Effectively communicate requirements, present design reviews and project updates, and prepare reports. Document and control design revisions (drawing and bill-of-material) using Engineering Change.
  • Orders in the product data management system. Provide technical application information to customers, and coordinate with cross-functional project teams.
  • Participate in innovation events and technology exploration or demonstration projects. Capture potential intellectual property.
  • Comply with approved policies and processes and perform other administrative tasks as assigned.

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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CPD PCD Power Components 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: 053777