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Product Engineer

Eden Prairie, Minnesota


Job Description

Eaton’s  Hydraulic Power Motion Control division is seeking a Product Engineer to join our team. The position will be based at our Eden Prairie, MN facility.
The Product Engineer is responsible for designing and developing hydraulic piston products and to provide engineering support.
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 new products or revisions to existing products to meet market needs, profitability goals, reliability requirements and manufacturing capability in accordance with standard development practices.
  • You will perform and document design calculations, generate CAD layouts, and verify all necessary tolerance stack-ups for new designs and design revisions.
  • You will conduct product design reviews with cross functional teams, which will include DFMEA reviews, product specification reviews and overall assessments of risk throughout the development process.
  • You will maintain close liaison with the manufacturing function and supply chain during the development and introduction of new products to assure manufacturability, cost effectiveness and reliability of the product.
  • You will maintain close liaison with the sales and marketing functions and end customers, as related to application reviews, new product requirements, and customer prototype qualification test requirements.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelors of Science Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years of engineering experience including internships, co-ops, or engineering projects.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within a 50 mile radius of the Eden Prairie, MN facility will be considered.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical, electrical or software Engineering concentrations.
  • Experience working with model-based design tools such as Mat LAB/Simulink/3D CAD.
  • Experience with Mobile equipment operation (construction, agricultural, etc.).
  • Experience with Dynamic Control Systems.
  • Experience with structured product development process.
  • Hydraulics industry experience.
Position Success Criteria:
  • Willing to travel up to 10% of the time.

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: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

Job Level: Entry Level
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: 053880