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Electrical Engineer (Customer Order Engineer) -- Greenwood, SC

Greenwood, South Carolina


Job Description

Eaton’s Power Distribution division is currently seeking an Electrical Engineer (Customer Order Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Greenwood, SC facility.


The Electrical Engineer is responsible for providing professional engineering services with minimal direction to interpret customer drawings and specifications for manufacturing or related products.  In this role, you will interact with sales force and customers on job specific details such as on board approvals and witness tests, design circuits to meet application requirements; create engineering documentation for drafting, procurement, and manufacturing; provide coordination for technical guidance to production personnel as appropriate; support product marketing, and provide negotiation and application support for field sales.


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.

  • You will maintain current knowledge/expertise of product engineering technologies, competitor capabilities, practices, market conditions, and channels

  • You will provide engineering functions in support of product marketing, manufacturing, and sales in line with company and product line objectives

  • You will serve as primary division contact for customers as technical liaison in all aspects of product application, performance, and compliance to specifications and solutions to complex customer problems

  • You will review and analyze product configurations and components, design circuits, perform engineering calculations, and provide input to other departments including drafting, purchasing, and manufacturing personnel

  • You will participate in company activities such as product design, market and product improvements, productivity, quality and safety improvements


We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without out company sponsorship, now or in the future.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Previous experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment

  • Experience with PLC or relay programming

  • Project management experience

  • Internship/Co-Op experience

Position Success Criteria:
  • Strong analytical, presentation, and customer service skills

  • Ability to communicate technical information to customers and manufacturing

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: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 067467