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Project and Test Engineer

Titchfield, United Kingdom


Job Description



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Senior Engineer – Project & Test – Motors& Drives


Your key deliverables:

Our Software, Electronics and Controls Centre of Excellence - Aerospace currently have an opportunity for a Senior Project and Test Engineer, based at our Eaton Ltd site in Titchfield, Hampshire. Supporting the motors & drives product range for aircraft fuel and hydraulic systems solutions through the design, development, qualification and verification process. This challenging role will involve coordinating internal and external resources and providing technical leadership to more junior engineers such that projects are delivered to specification, on time and to budget.  You will be responsible for the preparation of design, qualification and development test procedures, identification of rig and instrumentation requirements and completion of specialist electrical product testing and associated reports. 

The successful candidate should possess a degree in a relevant engineering/science subject or equivalent industrial experience, in addition to proven leadership qualities and excellent communication and presentation skills.  In this fast paced environment it is essential that the successful candidate also has excellent organisation abilities and the ability to work on their own initiative.  Previous experience working in a safety critical electronics arena, such as aerospace, automotive, rail or nuclear industry would be advantageous, although applicants from other high technology engineering backgrounds will be considered.




Are you?


An experienced Project & Test Engineer?




  • Knowledge and experience of electrical testing of AC & DC motors and controllers is required with ability to select, build/integrate hardware to perform motor drive tests utilizing motor control knowledge.

  • Extensive experience in the use of various laboratory equipment such as oscilloscopes, voltmeters, signal generators and analysers.

  • Experience of working on AC & DC motors and controllers of up to 800Hz and 20kW is desirable.

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes for electrical machines (Induction, Brushed, Brushless DC motors and transformers) and associated controllers are important to the role and an understanding of machine design and construction principles is desirable, but not essential.

  • Prepare and review technical documentation in accordance with company procedures including Qualification Test Procedures & Similarity Reports, Process and Material Specifications relating to all products that fall under motors product range.

  • Lead failure investigations associated to Motors products conducting failure and root cause analysis and associated investigations to a structured process.

  • Excellent organizational & communication skills are of particular importance, as the role will involve working across the business, with various engineering groups including mechanical, electrical and electronics, manufacturing engineering, supply chain and production.

  • Robust technical problem solving abilities to operate as the technical point of contact for motors and drives products for the Project Technical Leads, Design Engineers and Manufacturing Engineers.

  • Understanding of aerospace standards & electrical aircraft systems is desirable, but not essential. Typical products include electric motors, actuators, solenoids and transformers for a variety of civil & military aerospace applications.

  • Keep informed on trends and developments within specialty or general area of activity and participate in knowledge exchange sessions within the wider company.

  • Opportunity will be provided to develop machine design and analysis knowledge, therefore an eagerness to develop would be a welcome attribute.


If yes then we want to hear about you!


What Eaton offers?


  • Competitive compensation and benefits package (/you can list the benefits here/)

  • Contract in fast growing global company

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Great promotional opportunities  – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are really important for us



(Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening. – if applicable)






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: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER Aerospace Group

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: No

Requisition ID: 062562