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Project Engineer

Euclid, Ohio


Job Description

Eaton’s Fuel & Motion Controls Systems division, a part of our Aerospace group, is currently seeking a Project Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Euclid, OH facility.

The Project Engineer is responsible for the technical coordination of product improvement changes or second source / retrofit offerings to drive aftermarket growth and cost-out opportunities. In this role, you will champion future growth opportunities include adaptation of existing technologies to new customer applications and development of new pumping technologies to expand Eaton’s market.

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 interface with customers and other external and internal functions to define the technical requirements for new projects.

  • You will prepare technical proposals, cost estimates and schedules for proposed projects.

  • You will prepare and maintain technical reports and presents technical information to Customers and internal personnel in program reviews.

  • You will report technical program metrics in accordance with Eaton Aerospace Common Engineering Standards.

  • You will coordinate timely and cost-effective responses to technical inquiries from Customers and end users for products in service, including investigations to establish root cause of reported problems. 

  • You will define required work tasks for support personnel and prepares clear and concise reports documenting conclusions and recommended corrective actions.  In conjunction, works to define Product Improvement changes which can drive aftermarket and cost-out opportunities.

  • You will establish cost-effective test plans to demonstrate product conformance with Customer requirements, including test parameters to Test Engineering group for test procedure preparation, review and approval of test procedures, and oversight of product testing.

  • You will provide Manufacturing Cell support as assigned by Engineering Management to ensure timely disposition of non-conforming hardware without sacrificing final product quality that could lead to operational deficiencies in the field.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Excellent organizational and planning skills
  • Desired 6 month to 2 years Aerospace Experience (Co-op or Intern experience is applicable)

  • Experience with MATLAB or CATIA
  • Enovia experience
Position Success Criteria:
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management, engineers, customers or the general public

  • Ability to define problems, analyze data and draw valid conclusions that result in solid recommendations

  • Ability to demonstrate a high level of energy and personal drive

  • Ability to demonstrate strong project management and organization skills

  • Ability to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work across site boundaries in a global virtual engineering organization,

  • Ability to network divisional resources
  • Ability to develop productive working relationships with functions and organizations outside of Engineering.

  • Ability to develop working relationships within the Aerospace engineering community

  • Ability to utilize the principles of Design for Six Sigma

  • Ability to demonstrate passion for finding alternative solutions to problems
  • Ability to understand complex technical issues

  • Ability to demonstrate positive attitude towards continuous improvement and learning


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: 069783