Eaton Careers


South Molton, United Kingdom


Job Description



Business Function                         Engineering

Group                                      Industrial/AER

Division                                   Fuel and Motion Control

Internal HRMS Job Title           Engineer.ENG.No Sub-Function

External Job Title                     Project Engineer

Job Description                        Eaton Aerospace South Molton has an exciting opening for a Project Engineer aligned with aircraft fluid conveyance systems and electrical design.

Primary Responsibility:

·         Take active responsibility for your personal safety and help other with theirs.

·         Report into the South Molton site leadership team and be responsible for project and sustaining engineering functions for aircraft fuel and hydraulic system product.

·         Communication with non specialists

·         Participate within multifunction groups and interact with other engineers for analytical problem solving, new product development, product improvements, value added engineering activity and other technical issues as needed.

Essential Functions:

·         Develop as a Safety Champion while working with others in the engineering team to maintain oversight of safety related aspects of mechanical, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrically actuated activities on site

·         Follow Eaton Business Management System policies, procedures, and work instructions

·         Lead technical interaction with suppliers and customers on and off site

·         Actively seek professional development

·         Mentoring and coaching for non engineering personnel

·         Lead and/or participate as a team member on problem solving and value engineering tasks across the fuel, hydraulic, pneumatic and electrical actuation activities in South Molton .

o    Provide regular status updates and participate in team planning sessions.

o    Provide analytical support to product teams as part of an integrated project team (IPT)

o    Resolve technical issues based on engineering analysis and Eaton business tools

o    Prepare comprehensive engineering reports detailing technical issues and document analysis

·         Maintains understanding of products, manufacturing processes, and product applications

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)

Basic Qualifications:

·         Bachelor's Degree in Engineering from an accredited University

·         Minimum 2 years experience within electro mechanical (preferred) or hydro mechanical manufacturing, assembly and test environment

·         Full driving license

Preferred Qualifications / previous experience:

·         Project or programme management

·         Statistical analysis and process control

·         Aerospace experience within a process orientated organisation

Salary Band                             SB06

Region                                     EMEA

Country                                    United Kingdom

State                                        Devon

City                                          South Molton, EX36 3DW

Experience Level                      Minimum 2 years experience within electro mechanical (preferred) and/or hydro mechanical manufacturing, assembly and test environment

Travel                                       Up to 10%

Relocation benefit provided?   No







































Engineering degree or equivalent



Demonstrable experience in an engineering test environment preferably in aerospace



Experience generating component test reports



Familiarity liaising with customers



Experience presenting at internal and external technical reviews



Fluency in MS Office suite, particularly Excel, Word and Powerpoint



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: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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: No

Requisition ID: 053841