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New Product Development Engineer

Jackson, Mississippi


Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace Group, Fuel and Motion Controls System Division is currently seeking a New Product Development Engineer to join our team! This position is based at our Jackson, MS facility.
The Jackson facility has approximately 500 employees and is a leader in the design, development, manufacturing and delivery of Aerospace hydraulic components, systems and services to the global aftermarket and OEM markets. 
The New Product Development Engineer performs engineering assignments including design and design analysis of products including: hydraulic pumps, motors, and reservoirs, analysis of engineering problems, the development of significant criteria to support design concepts, etc.  This is an entry level position designed to focus on college hires with less than 1 year of continuous work experience to gain the knowledge and problem-solving skills necessary to prepare successful individuals to take on roles of increasing responsibility within the organization.
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  • You will establish an understanding of a variety of design and engineering calculations and tools, both standard and specific to Eaton products.  This will be done through utilizing these calculations on projects, under the guidance of more senior engineers.  This will include the use of standardized DFSS tools.  
  • You will assist more senior engineers in the preparation of test procedures and specifications in conjunction with engineering assignment. 
  • You will advise laboratory personnel relative to equipment operation, test requirements and procedures, etc.  Assist in the evaluation of test results to determine the adequacy of equipment design and/or determine if design modifications are needed.
  • You will monitor and direct engineering service groups that are conducting tasks such as drafting or analysis.
  • You will assist more senior engineers with preparing designs for component or subassemblies, standard products, or simple systems to develop criteria for determining design modifications.  This would include driving cost reduction results through analysis and preparation of engineering change proposals, and evaluating and establishing root cause and corrective actions for unit non-conformances.  Address problems/issues through root cause and corrective actions.  
  • You will prepare a variety of engineering drawings as required to determine the functional feasibility of design modifications. 
  • You will develop specific design criteria for evaluating total design concept by more experience engineers. 
  • You will prepare more simple layouts using ProEngineer to check operational feasibility of requested changes, and to grow in knowledge of ProEngineer and common drafting standards.
  • You will prepare and conduct design reviews and design discussions directly with the customer.  More senior engineers would typically be present in the most critical of these discussions to offer guidance.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited institution to be completed by June 2019.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Mechanical Engineering degree strongly preferred
  • Master’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Co-op or engineering intern experience is preferred
  • Experience with 3D CAD modeling and the creation of detailed drawings

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Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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: 059919