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Product Applications Engineer

Wilsonville, Oregon


Job Description

Eaton’s Power Distribution & Control Assembly division is currently seeking a Product Applications Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Wilsonville, OR facility.
The Product Applications Engineer is responsible for executing administrative, engineering technical sales and customer service functions in support of the established goals for the Power Center operation.  In this role, you will provide applications engineering for product line support - this includes, but is not limited to: product configuration, providing direction to engineers and collaboration with direct customers.
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 be able to provide support to a single product line which could include either Low and Medium Voltage Switchgear, Controls, and After Market products
  • You will interpret purchaser specifications and provide quotations
  • You will translate incoming order information into drawings and bills-of-material understandable by manufacturing and purchasing
  • You will consult with customers, as well as plant and field sales personnel, in interpreting and defining new equipment applications
  • You will provide guidance and work with manufacturing to ensure quality of products; provide direction to production employees on technical issues
  • You will review and maintain drawings and related information per Eaton standards
  • You will actively assist with Warranty resolution in focus product lines
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Understanding of protective relay applications, PLC controls and NEC Code requirements
  • 5 years engineering and application experience including extensive customer interface
  • Knowledge of Eaton applications (Bidman and VISTA)
  • 2 years of experience applying power distribution and control equipment
  • Experience with Power Distribution Equipment
Position Success Criteria :
  • Strong business acumen
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

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 PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 056595