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Lead Application Engineer

Van Wert, Ohio; Maumee, Ohio; Eden Prairie, Minnesota


Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulic Fluid Conveyance Division is seeking a Lead Application Engineer to join our team. The position will be based at our Maumee, OH; Van Wert, OH; OR Eden Prairie, MN facility.
The Lead Application Engineer is responsible providing high level technical application support for our Fluid Conveyance customers.
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 create and maintain focused collaboration across Customers, Sales, Engineering and Manufacturing groups to grow the Fluid Conveyance sales and overall business
  • You will manage effective customer communications and improves organization responsiveness to customer requirements.
  • You will facilitate in depth customer Eng-to-Eng collaboration discussions to align Eaton products with customer requirements during design & develop phases ensuring Eaton products are embedded into customer platforms.
  • You will specialize on complex Fuel, Air Conditioning, Air Brake, Hydraulic, and Industrial product designs with special attention to the OEM customers in Truck & Bus and Ag & Construction markets, as well as supporting all Fluid Conveyance products.
  • You will deliver major technology and leadership contributions through the creation of strategy, new direction setting and priorities.
  • You will coordinate all risks and requirements of programs by planning, controlling, integrating all project activities into the programs and ensuring all the requirements and goals are successfully achieved.
  • You will plan, organize, and lead project teams through PROLaunch (product development Phase-Gate process).
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 5 years of engineering experience.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.
  • Relocation is not being offered for this position. Only candidates residing within 50 miles of the locations listed will be considered.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Specialized  knowledge of; Fuel, Air Conditioning, Air Brake, Hydraulic and Industrial Fluid Conveyance products and design requirements.
  • Specialized knowledge of the Truck & Bus and AG & Construction OEM customers, markets and application requirements.

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: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

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: 060343