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Lead Systems Project Engineer

Grand Rapids, Michigan; Los Angeles, California


Job Description

Eaton’s Fuel Motion Control / Aerospace Division is seeking a Systems Project Engineer. This position is located in Grand Rapids, MI.

The Systems Project Engineer will provide engineering team leadership performing and providing technical direction for the development, engineering, interfacing, integration, and testing of complex hardware/software for the new product development of aerospace electro-mechanical actuation products from proposal through initial production.

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  • You will drive value to the project team by building technical strength and capabilities, as it pertains to system and component design development and deployment.

  • You will lead the Technical Integrated Product Team (IPT) by driving the team to program milestones, design integrity and ensuring a high-level of engineering discipline.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Systems Engineering, or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 5 years of technical leadership in aerospace and/or actuation systems.

  • Experience with new product development.
  • Relocation is NOT approved for this position; candidates must reside within a 50 miles radius of Grand Rapids, MI

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now and in the future.

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Aerospace Experience.
    Experience with Actuators and Systems engineering experience.

  • Experience guiding New Product Development team(s) from product inception through to

  • initial production launch.
    Experience supporting combined electrical and mechanical development programs.
    Experience managing multiple projects.

  •  Experience developing productive working relationships with functions and organizations outside of Engineering.

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: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 063632