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Lead System Engineer

Marshall, Michigan


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle division is seeking a Lead System Engineer to join our team. The position will be based at our Marshall, MI facility.
The Lead System Engineer is responsible for being a part of a team developing driveline solutions for automotive applications.  The selected candidate must be familiar with System Engineering practices such as requirements development and verification, system architecture selection, failure mode testing, requirements allocation and traceability.  It is also desirable that the selected candidate have an interest in automotive driveline performance with embedded systems.
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 collaborate in a team environment to define and document product specifications and verification procedures.
  • You will work together within a global team environment to obtain overall project goals.
  • You will have an exciting career working with sensors, actuators and electronic control units that execute embedded controls standards.
  • You will understand product technology to confirm performance and functionality by analyzing in lab and vehicle data.
  • You will be interfacing and working directly with OEM customers and suppliers.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science degree Control Systems, Electrical, Mechatronics, or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Experience with new product development, powertrain components,chassis control components, and/or project management.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in engineering from an accredited institution.
  • 5+ years of new product development and powertrain components.
  • MatLAB, Simulink, CANape, and CANalyzer experience.
  • Experience with powertrain, chassis, and/or embedded control standards and components.
  • Experience with electrical and mechanical systems.
  • Knowledge of DFSS tools with green belt certification preference.
Position Success Criteria:
  • Willing to travel up to 25% of the time.
  • Proficient communication and interpersonal relationship skills.
  • Well organized with excellent project management skills.
  • Experience responding to problems within mechanical and electrical systems finding innovative solutions.
Why Should You Apply?
  • Professional growth opportunities.
  • Competitive benefits.
  • Global and diverse organization.
  • Collaborative and passionate team players.
  • Flex work practices.

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Job: Engineering

Region: North America – Canada
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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 058040