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Senior Product Engineer - Transmission

Shanghai Shi, China


Job Description

Eaton has an opening for a Senior Product Engineer - Transmission located in Shanghai, China.


The primary function of this role is to design new components or system for Eaton new transmission development and provide CAD engineers with various engineering support, DFMEA, design standards, material standards, GD&T or even testing process etc. Re-design or improve current components especially for China market. Evaluate and engineering analysis for transmission new application feasibility. Provide transmission engineering technical support to after market Department especially for complicated problem. Provide engineering analysis to VA / VE engineers to reduce current products cost.


Essential Functions of this role include:

A. Design new components; take part in new transmission development according to Galesburg’s development team’s requirement.
B. For new product development, doing DFMEA, GD&T, especially during project prophase, effectively communicate with customer, suppliers and application engineers. Provide special support to suppliers if it is necessary.
C. Provides technical support to CAD engineers and other operation departments (including application Dep.) of major or even all kinds of transmission’s components and systems; gears, shafts, bearings, enclosures, mechanical controls, pneumatic controls, seals etc.
D. Re-design current components to improve their performance or cost reduce, especially for the requirement from customers in China market.
E. Evaluate and engineering analysis for transmission new application, and give engineering recommendation to application engineers.
F. Provide engineering technical support to after market department. And give feedback information and advise to product continuous improvement. Considering after market Dep. current technical capability, it is necessary to provide this kind of support especially to solve complicated problem.
G. When appropriate, utilizes AutoCAD or other correlative software to support creation of Customer Installation drawings, to support Customer drawing change descriptions, or support service or parts illustrated technical support information.
H. Organizes project assignments and ongoing support progress records for project tracking, DFMEA, GD&T, stack-up, Design Standards

I.  When appropriate, conducts experiments or tests to establish engineering parameters or specifications.

J.  Abnormal failure analysis for transmission majority components in China market, including gears, synchronizers, shafts and washers pre-failure engineering analysis.


Education and Skills required to meet position qualifications:
• Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering

• 3-5 years of experience on product development activities;
• Advanced English language skills

• 3D/2D model/drawing in ProE or similar CAD system knowledge
• Knowledge on new product development process and tools (DFMEA, Simultaneous Engineering, DFM/DFA, etc.)
• Interpersonal communication skills and professional presence;
• Knowledge on designing new components for current product and new applications.

Preferred/Additional Specialized Knowledge:

• Six Sigma for Design Certified is preferred
• Rich experience of transmission for failure analysis and troubleshooting.

• DFMEA, GD&T, AutoCAD, PPAP, APQP and good practice of project management etc.

• Basic knowledge of vehicle driveline system, including clutch, transmission, driveshaft and axle.

•Specialty knowledge and experience of metal material, machining process, heat treatment, surface treatment and so on.

•Special knowledge of gears, shafts, spline, bearings and special software or spreadsheet for these kinds of components calculation and analysis.

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Job: Engineering

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

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: 056847