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Designer - Research and Design

Greenwood, South Carolina; Greenwood, South Carolina


Job Description

Electrical Low Voltage Busway Facility has an opening for a Designer in our Research and Development Department.  This position will be located in Greenwood, SC.
The Designer will be responsible for creating detailed designs of components, assemblies, bills of material, and associated drawings for the manufacturing of electromechanical products. They will also be responsible for aiding in the design, assembly, testing, verification, and other maintenance-of-line activities for new product development. They will do this with some guidance from engineering, sales and marketing teams.
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.
In this role you will:
  • Support  field sales efforts by providing technical assistance to our customers, sales, and Field Engineering Services relative to complex product design/operation, system operation and/or output, electrical schematics, diagrams, sketches, one-lines, etc. as well as supporting engineering interpretations of a specific general order or customer design.
  • Identify improvements to existing products with input from sales, marketing, manufacturing and customers
  • Coordinate and support product prototype builds and aid in the implementation of verification test plans (electrical, thermal, and mechanical).
  • Prepare and/or process change management requests as required.
  • Perform other related activities and special projects as assigned.
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:
  • A Bachelor’s degree or an associate’s degree in a manufacturing discipline such as Industrial Electronics or Engineering Design Technology, coupled with 4 years of experience.
  • Minimum 4 years of applicable work experience. Applicable areas include: drawing/drafting, electromechanical or mechanical design.
  • Experience or knowledge in drafting principles (CAD), physics, elements of electricity and mechanics.
  • No relocation, candidate must reside within a 50 mile radius of the Greenwood, SC facility.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without any company sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 1-3 years of drafting experience 
  • Previous experience in a Research and Development role or capacity
Position Criteria:
  • Must be able to travel as necessary to effectively interface with customers and other required contacts, to work at various outside/inside site locations, and to manage or participate in company-related projects, activities, or other job-related assignments.

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 CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods 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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 059667