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Engineering Manager-Electronics

Galesburg, Michigan


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle division is seeking a Engineering Manager-Electronics to join our team. The position will be based at our Galesburg, MI facility.
The Engineering Manager-Electronics is responsible for the electronics & electrical development, designing new products and commercialized solutions to support customers’ technical requirements, and developing product line extensions across geographically-disperse manufacturing sites for Eaton’s Vehicle Group.
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 lead execution of robust Next-Generation PROLaunch design processes and continuous improvement/design efficiency initiatives (i.e. DFSS/DFR).
  • You will work within an Integrated Product Team (IPT) with minimal supervision.  Teaming proactively and cooperatively across multiple discipline areas and multiple organizations and championing Vehicle Group standards and processes for electronics product development.
  • You will  be responsible for capacity planning, resource management, and project staffing to meet external and internal customer deliverables and expectations, including the use of global and external resources.
  • You will develop close professional relationships with Vehicle Group product customers for developing new product requirements, major modifications of existing products, prototype qualification test requirements, and resolve product performance deficiencies.
  • You will support technical volume content for proposals.
  • You will be responsible for supporting technical write-up, initial development plans, resource plans, risk assessment, etc. for proposal activities.
  • You will manage multiple sites and activity center budgets throughout the follow on period of performance and deliver profit plan forecast and other financial expectations.
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:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 10 years of electrical engineering experience.
  • New product development experience.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Advanced Electrical Engineering Degree.
  • Automotive or commercial vehicle industry experience.
  • New product development experience.
  • Ability to obtain a Commercial Driver’s License.
  • Systems level understanding of vehicle operation and performance.
  • Green or Black belt certification – DMAIC or DFSS.
Position Success Criteria:
  • Willing to travel up to10% of the time.
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment, get results and drive change through others.
  • Effective oral and written communication skills as well as planning and organizational skills.
  • Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus.
  • Ability to effectively present results and recommendations to senior-level management of Vehicle Group and Customer.
  • Industry awareness of new technologies, trends, and regulations  ( e.g. SAE, TMC, ASME, IEEE; RoHS, Functional Safety; AUTOSAR).
  • Expert Level Knowledge of Vehicle Electrical Subsystems and Product Integration; Electronic Control Unit Architecture and Supplier Capabilities.
  • Expert Level Knowledge of Electrical Wiring Interconnect Systems and Sensor Technologies and Applications for the Product Domain.
  • Working Level Knowledge of Electromagnetic Compatibility and Compliance.
  • Working Level Knowledge of Electrical-Mechanical Components and Assemblies.

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: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Manager
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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 054828