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Lead Electronics Engineer

Raleigh, North Carolina


Job Description

Eaton’s Power Quality division is currently seeking a Lead Electronics Engineer to join our 10-200kVA New Product Introduction development team. This position is based at our Raleigh, NC facility.
The Lead Electronics Engineer is responsible for the development of 3 phase power conversion and distribution products from initial proposal through production launch for the power conversion market.  In this role, you will manage large scale global platform engineering activities across the functions of electrical, mechanical, and embedded software engineering to develop Uninterruptible Power Supplies, Energy Storage products, and associated Accessories
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 the technical lead for global platform new product development projects, accountable for meeting schedule, cost and product performance goals
  • You will create work breakdown schedules, test plans, and sets milestone priorities for cross functional development team
  • You will mentor junior electrical engineers
  • You will support Engineering Management and Program Management in making tactical engineering decisions, setting program schedule, cost targets, and product specifications
  • You will conceptualize and evaluates high level system architectural considerations involving electrical, software, and mechanical cross-disciplinary principles to meet product development requirements factoring in performance, cost, and schedule
  • You will champion innovative solutions in semiconductor device, power electronics topology, magnetics, thermal, and digital controls functions;
  • You will demonstrate creativity and innovation leadership; is able to create and productize new and unique ideas
  • You will demonstrate process management capability and determines necessary processes to accomplish goals
  • You will create, maintain, and review product development requirement specifications including product management and customer requirements
  • You will write and maintain functional specifications of design solutions
  • You will analyze, simulate, and review power electronics, analog, logical, and digital circuits, including transient analysis and state machine change analysis
  • You will keep track of latest power electronics, embedded software and controls strategies and shares knowledge across organization
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Electrical Engineering
  • 2 years of experience leading design projects
  • 2 years of MatLab experience
  • 2 years of experience in  analyzing, troubleshooting and programming microcontrollers
  • 2 years of experience in power electronic and power converter topologies
  • 2 years of experience developing schematics and reviewing and approving board layouts
  • 2 years of experience troubleshooting new design issues to root cause
  • 2 years of experience in  using common tools and methods to work in high power lab environment including: oscilloscope, power analyzers and meters 
Position Success Criteria :
  • Ability to lead global new product development cross functional teams
  • Experience developing complex electrical systems with digital controls
  • Ability to evaluate and design higher level system architectural considerations involving electrical, software, and mechanical cross-disciplinary principles.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Good understanding of control of power electronics and/or motor drives
  • Ability to demonstrate creativity and innovation leadership, is able to  come up with and productize new and unique ideas
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving using logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions

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 PQD CPS Critical Power Solutions

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, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 058211