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New Product Development Engineer

South Milwaukee, Wisconsin


Job Description

Eaton’s Power Reliability division is currently seeking a New Product Development Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our South Milwaukee, WI facility.
The New Product Development Engineer is responsible for engineering design and development for the control systems and electronics used with medium voltage reclosers, fault interrupters and switches.  In this role, you will develop creative solutions, create design, develop and oversees verification, perform engineering examinations, and contribute to the implementation of product cost savings, product improvements and engineering process improvement projects.
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 develop product design and product definition data (bills of materials, drawings, specifications) related to control systems and electronics products to meet schedule, cost and quality targets. 
  • You will perform engineering analysis and digital simulation leveraging advanced tools (CAD, FEA, statistical analysis, software applications, electrical analysis tools, etc…).
  • You will design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DFMA) on individual parts, subassemblies with the ability to propose alternate materials and methods of assembly and manufacture.
  • You will apply robust prototyping methodology with detailed analysis testing to refine and finalize design concepts.
  • You will support production and Product Engineering team during the introduction of new products.
  • You will apply relevant industry standards to product design, including development and execution of functional and reliability test plans.
  • You will collaborate with global suppliers and Supplier Quality Engineers to define and conduct supplier assessments, capability analysis, and part approvals.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Design experience with PCBA design and electrical embedded controls systems
  • Strong analytical aptitude to troubleshoot Analog & Digital designs at the component level
  • Developing skills in Engineering analysis and digital simulation (CAD, FEA, statistical analysis, software   applications, electrical analysis tools, etc.)
  • Developing knowledge in product design, DFM/DFA, and manufacturing.
  • Developing skills with PCB development tools
Position Success Criteria :
  • Demonstrated strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent computer and data analysis skills.  Proficient using Microsoft Office software
  • Problem solving experience using Root Cause Analysis techniques.
  • Product design, DFMA, and manufacturing knowledge.

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 CPSD PRD Power Reliability Division

Job Level: Entry Level
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: 062053