Lead Technician - Test Lab

Job Description

Job Title: Lead technician (eMobility test lab)# 071062

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team - winning is fun.

We are looking forward to a Lead technician (eMobility test lab) in Eaton India Innovation Center (EIIC) based in Pune, India.

In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals.

This exciting role will be responsible to perform testing and provide assistance to engineering personnel to setup, install and on-time completion of accurate product testing in accordance with specific test procedures as defined by the product engineering function at eMobility Group engineering divisions globally. The position requires to:


a)       Perform test setups in completion of specific and standard test processes for eMobility products. Person supporting for installation and commissioning of new test facilities for invertor and high voltage power distribution systems for electric vehicles.

b)    Complete test requests according to specified test requests with minimal down time

c)     Implementation of corrective action to test setups as required by established lab procedures or test requests, or when performance falls below acceptable limits

d)    Communicate test programs with engineering appropriately to clarify purpose of testing and the results of ongoing tests

e)     Take ownership of small projects, develop custom fixtures & continuously improve their skill set

f)     Maintain close liaison with other technicians to standardize lab practices within group and with other groups in facility to ensure a safe working environment

g)    Maintain close liaison with other technicians to standardize lab practices within product group and with other groups to complete test projects with a high degree of quality and efficiency

h)     Maintain a clean and safe working environment in the test lab that is a showpiece for customer visits. Continually work to improve the presentation of the lab for this purpose

i)      Strive to meet test lab performance targets established in balanced score card and ensure ISO/IATF compliance.






Your essential responsibilities:

  1. Preferred to have experience in handling eMotor dyno, High voltage (1000V) battery emulator DC loads and measurement of power, voltages, current signatures for emobility products.
  2. Troubleshooting elementary product and test rig issues, and performing data analysis required by the product group.
  3. Support Installation and commissioning of High power electrical test facilities and utilities
  4. Understanding of data acquisition systems, hardware and software that are being used for testing
  5. Ability to fix any minor issues with test rigs and lab and work with his peer engineer to improve or develop any new methods solving the issues
  6. Work with engineers to define and perform custom testing. Perform test setups based on specific and standard test processes for electric vehicle Powertrain.
  7. Communicate test programs with engineering appropriately to clarify purpose of testing and the results of ongoing tests
  8. Articulate and generate good technical reports based on test observations
  9. Strive to meet test lab performance targets established in Balanced Score Card and ensure ISO compliance
  10. Maintain a clean and safe working environment in the test lab.
  11. Train and monitor fellow technicians and drive completion of tests in prescribed time frame


If you are:

  • Diploma in Electrical Engineering with 6 to 10 years of experience
  • Required
  • Minimum 4 years of experience in relevant hands on experience in Automotive R&D Testing / Analysis / in electrical domain is essential
  • Awareness of testing i.e. test rigs, data acquisition, inspection etc – dynos, Battery emulators, DC loads
  • Awareness and experience in following Safety & Quality Management Practice
  • Experience on fault identification and propose corrective actions

Clear understanding about sensors, electronic components of DAQ & control software i.e. LabVIEW etc.

  • Experience in problem solving & continuous improvement through LEAN tool deployment for test equipment utilization and cost savings
  • Proven experience in deploying TPM for R&D lab test equipment machinery and experience in ISO 9001:2008, deployment to meet quality objectives
  • Awareness in Systems engineering, Requirements Management, Validation, Verification and Certification of Auto / Electrical domain
  • Preferred / Additional specialized knowledge
  • Experience in hybrid / vehicle electrification
  • Experience with ISO 26262 and/or ASPICE standards
  • Experience with Systems engineering tools - MATLAB/Simulink tools, IBM Jazz Tools
  • Understanding of DFSS tools like FMEA, FMECA, Monte Carlo Analysis etc

Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!

*We make what matters work.


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.  Need more about Eaton? Come on in @ www.eaton.com.

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: INNOV Innovation Center

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