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Senior Electrical Engineer

Tualatin, Oregon


Job Description

Eaton’s eMobility division is currently seeking a Senior Electrical Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Tualatin, OR facility. Relocation assistance is available.

At Eaton, we are dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment with power management technologies that are innovative, efficient, reliable and safe.  Making power management work takes the passion and creativity of all of our employees around the world. This passion inspired the creation of the new Eaton eMobility segment, combining our deep expertise in vehicle and electric power to deliver a wide range of solutions for on- and off-road electrified vehicles, helping to reduce the environmental impact of transportation around the world.

This position takes ownership of designing vehicle electric power management solutions by guiding cross-functional, global teams and collaborating across the organization.

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:

  • Guide the most complex technical designs in a self-directed manner, perform assignments with minimal guidance, and understand the business impact of your decisions.

  • Take a systems approach to establishing product requirements, managing risk, testing/evaluating, and ensuring reliability while collaborating cross-functionally to assure successful product/system development, design and implementation.

  • Lead engineering activities for electronic power conversion design and hardware development on commercial vehicle systems and products.

  • Prepare new project estimates and possess the ability to generate the scope, effort, schedule, risks, product cost, and program costs.

  • Develop and launch new innovative products, using the Eaton stage-gate process, on time, on budget, and to project scope. 

  • Complete appropriate technical documentation for your designs including schematics, analysis documentation, PCB layouts, BOMs, DFMEA’s, DVP&R’s, theory of operations documents, and users manuals.

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 3 or more years’ experience in product development of power electronics and/or power conversion systems.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Electronic hardware design—power electronics, switch-mode power supplies, electrical transient protection schemes, design for EMC, etc.

  • Electronic design tools: schematic capture, circuit and behavioral simulation (SPICE, Simplis, Matlab, Ansys) PCB layout and design

  • Experience with C, C++, C# programming and embedded programming

  • Experience with Microchip, Atmel, ST, TI, or Renesas microprocessor families

  • Experience with various software tools (C compilers, programming environments, programming stations, serial data networks).

Position Criteria:

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

  • Creating and maintaining electronic documentation for manufacturing.

  • Supporting manufacturing with part substitutions and other manufacturing concerns.

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: EPG CPD TAM

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: 062422