Eaton Careers

NPI Team Leader

Shanghai Shi, China


Job Description



State the primary function or overall purpose of your position.

As team leader of NPI team, leading team for new product developments including all aspects of engineering work such as technology research,  innovate, design, test, validate,  and work with manufacturing team for timely launch of products.

Besides projects development, leader should be responsible for team development, team capacity enhancement.


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Limit yourself to 8-12 statements)


List the essential functions (i.e. key responsibilities with expected end results) which must be accomplished in order to fulfil the purpose of your position as described above.



Keep tracking relevant NPI project for on time project launch.



Look to continuously improve the NPI Process including cycle time reduction, enhanced process capability, utility and effectiveness.



Works closely with manufacturing and operations teams to improve yield rates, identify opportunities for process improvements, solve production issue



Research new technology as well as innovation, seeking opportunity for apply in product development.



 Ensuring process compliance and work closely with team to ensure design quality; satisfying all relevant industry certifications and standards.



Train, coach and mentor team members in effective NPI Processes. Work with them on their performance and development goals to ensure career progression of all team members.



Make team activities, enhance team cooperation, build high-efficiency team.



Drive NPI efforts with focus on IP generation and landscaping.



Lead cost-out and VAVE initiatives for the team.



Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical Engineering or Electronic Engineering, Electronic Information Engineering, Power Electronics

  • Minimum of 8 years of demonstrated and successful experience in power distribution and control products industry, wiring devices;


    Position Criteria

  • In depth knowledge of product design and process, quality control and project management;

  • Ability to lead team and manage teamwork for multiple complex projects simultaneously.

  • Familiar with electrical design , firmware design, mechanical design, sensitive to new technology.

  • Strong ability to resolve problem , quickly analyze root reason with combined EE/FW/ME knowledge and experience.

  • Very familiar with internal process and ERP system

  • Strong responsibility sense,  Results orientated;

  • Good interpersonal skill and well coordination ability

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills (Chinese and English)

  • Coaching skill to motivate team member, build and work collaboratively in a strong.



Preferred Qualification

  • Master’s Degree in Electrical or Electronics engineering

  • Knowledge and experience in ‘Internet of Things’ (IoT) with emphasis on home automation. 

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: EPG RWDD Residential Wiring Devices Div

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 063105