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NPD Engineering Manager

Ellisville, Missouri


Job Description

Eaton’s Circuit Protection division is currently seeking a NPD Engineering Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Ellisville, MO facility.
The NPD Engineering Manager is responsible for the attainment of division growth and profitability objectives through providing new and improved products to the domestic and international marketplace.  You will manage the activities of three global design centers located in St Louis, MO, Juarez, MX, and Shanghai, China.
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 work with sales and marketing to develop new products and new applications for existing products to meet the needs of, and capitalize on, the opportunities of the marketplace.
  • You will be responsible for the mastery of research methods and analytical techniques, electrical product design, metallurgy, manufacturing processes, cost accounting, margin analysis, market research, professional motivation, budgeting and planning and professional presentations. 
  • You will coordinate with product marketing to develop product and technology roadmaps. 
  • You will be responsible for directing the division’s new product development teams, prototype development, and patent administration. 
  • You will be responsible for building engineering teams.
  • You will be responsible for implementing agile methodologies and leading culture change.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering required.
  • A minimum of 10 years’ experience in NPD and program management required.
  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience managing a team.
  • A minimum of 2 years’ working in an Agile environment.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Masters in engineering or MBA.
  • Manufacturing and quality experience.
  • Attract, develop and manage teams globally.
  • Budget management
  • Implement agile methodologies and lead culture change.

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: EPG CPD UL Bussmann

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: 058196