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Design Engineer

Guadalajara, Mexico


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical division is currently seeking a Design Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Zapopan Office.

The Design Engineer  is responsible to develop customized designs for power distribution electrical equipment meeting customer requirements, industry standards and company internal standards and procedures. Creates and maintains product definition Data. Provides support to other functional areas within the company

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.

Some activities related with the position will be:

A.  Design custom products with standard requirements and also with non-standard requirements where there are not a lot of available guidelines to follow. Creates customized Cad layouts and solutions which usually require existing components to be located and designed into new positions and requirements.

B. Reviews and interprets Design Specs to establish customer requirements.    

C. Process the design order information, collaborating and have direct contact with Marketing and CSC as needed to clarify any ambiguity that may jeopardize customer satisfaction.

D. Supplies all information to use the Product Design System, create material Masters, Bill of Materials and Characteristic data in SAP, also responsible to create approval or record Outline drawings and Nameplates, responsible of maintaining all product documentation updated.

E. Generates manufacturing information correctly and in the time that is expected, OTD and Engineering Errors are key metrics to track performance.

F. Understand the various components that are needed in the Product design.  Continuously expand knowledge of the products.

G. Provide technical support to manufacturing regarding problems relating to custom designs, specification and functional performance.

H. Complete design and information requests for Manufacturing, Marketing, Proposals, and CSC.


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • College degree in Electrical or Electro-Mechanical Engineering or similar

  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Experience on any CAD tool like Inventor, AutoCAD, SAP, English

  • Proactive & results driven, problem solving

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: Latin America
Organization: ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division

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: 066422