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Senior Manager Engg

Pune, India


Job Description

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team – winning is fun.


We are looking forward to a Senior Manager Engineering in Eaton's EIIC, based in Pune India.

In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals.

In 2003, Eaton embarked on a journey to set up a best-in-class engineering center in Pune – the Eaton India Innovation Center (EIIC). The center has completed more than a decade of growth and has emerged as a major technology research, new product development and sustaining engineering center for Eaton’s global customers.

EIIC has opening for a Senior Engineering Manager to lead a team of highly qualified 200+ engineers working on Vehicle Group Products & technology domain contributing to organic growth through New Products & Technology Introduction & Sustainability of Existing Products. This position will be directly reporting into Director, Engineering for Industrial Sector in EIIC and functionally to VP technology, Vehicle Group.

This position is responsible for delivering key engineering results in support of the Vehicle Group businesses and Centers of Excellence, including building organizational capability and capacity within the region and executing the global engineering strategy for the Group.

This leader will be responsible for meeting the schedule, scope, cost and technical targets for all projects under his/her control, by managing the shared pool of engineering resources; provide visible leadership to guide, coach and develop the next level organizational and technical leaders; select, hire and retain employees in the department; develop and maintain relationships with global stakeholders, technical community and academia, and leveraging these partnerships for continuous advancements of the capability and drive ‘Analysis First’ mind-set in product development and engineering projects.

  • Leadership and Management of VG teams for significant enhancement in New Product Introductions, Technology & cost out outputs.

  • Strategy & execution leadership for enhancing collaboration & synergy significantly with business divisions, APAC region, & Centers of excellence / functions.

  • Fully leverage digital and physical prototyping capabilities to drive product innovation. Maximize the utilization of the state-of-the art test labs to accelerate new product and technology effectiveness.

  • Monitor progress and achievements on projects, ensure technical reviews and expert resolution of issues and monitor integration of work. Work with eMobility leaders to help develop product and technology roadmap in sync with business strategy.

  • Develop a high performing, innovative, empowered and accountable culture across the VG organization.

  • Show visible leadership and set example by personal action in developing strong learning culture in the team.

  • Manage capacity and resources including software/hardware as part of organization profit plans

  • Attract, develop and retain employees to build a strong-diversified talent pool and leadership succession for the center as well as broader EIIC organization. Coach and motivate team members to help achieve peak performance to best of their potential. 

  • Champion continuous capability and process improvements to support the Eaton Business System: Profit planning, Technology roadmap, Performance Management - APEX, Merit planning, Customer & Employee surveys, DFSS.

  • Develop and maintain currency in regulatory environments and advanced technology development on global and domestic levels to guide investments appropriately

  • Develop a high performing, innovative, empowered and accountable culture across the VG organization. 


If you are: 

  • Master’s in mechanical/ Aero/ Applied Mechanics with machine design / structural mechanics / computational modeling specialization and experience of over 15 years. Expertise and proven track record in engineering research/ analysis/ product design in multi-disciplinary areas of auto/ aero/ hydraulic/ electrical domain is essential.

  • Proven track record in engineering / R&D domain, demonstrated tenacity and flexibility to reliably achieve goals and sound understanding of Six Sigma / DFSS.

  • Provide technical marketing strategies and communicate strategy to various stakeholders.

  • Possess strong business acumen and the ability to understand and formulate compelling value propositions and to understand and drive through value and adoption chain.

  • Creating, executing and communicating vision, strategy, structure, goals, processes and ensuring alignment with functional / locational / divisional priorities.

  • Experience in leading projects with multiple stakeholders in matrix organization and strong project management experience is required.

  • Experience in effectively coaching and mentoring.

  • Experience in developing a high performing, empowered and accountable leadership team to support business growth and to build organizational capability.

  • Possess a deep understanding of how culture and team dynamics create exceptional teams.

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: Asia Pacific
Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Manager
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 region only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 062461