Sr Product Applications Engineer

Job Description

The Senior Product Applications Engineer is responsible for performing a wide variety of engineering and technical tasks involving the application of engineering knowledge and the development of solutions pertaining to Fluid Conveyance products and unique customer applications.  The Senior Product Applications Engineer identifies and designs complex company products, determining feasibility and costs for specific customer applications and quotations. Identifies new product development opportunities and pursues opportunities to create new industry designs. Focuses on improving sales growth, product fit, with company profit margin targets to produce a product and quotation that will win business.


Identifies appropriate company product and price levels for a customer quotation.  Balances sales growth, product fit, with company profit margin targets to produce a quotation that will win business.


  • Translates customer requirements into future Eaton designs, utilizing Pro-E and other design software.

  • Interprets a variety of technical instructions furnished in written or oral form.  Solves technical problems and works with a variety of technical variables where limited standardization exists.

  • Coordinates complex technical inquiries internally and externally with focus on rapid response.

  • Manages large projects within short deadlines, consistently meeting customer’s expectations. 

  • Coordinates and organizes project activities across multiple departments.  

  • Conducts internal and external training and ensures training documents are updated.

  • Calculates component costs and establishes selling prices within established guidelines.  Performs competitive analysis to determine market price levels.

  • Leads and initiates process improvement teams to introduce new methods to improve current processes and procedures. 

  • Coordinates technical resolutions for multiple product lines working with Product Management to become department product expert.  Identified within and outside the team as a technical resource.

  • Develops strong communication contacts with sales, manufacturing, and customer service.



           Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, or Mechanical Design

           1+ years of experience as a Product Application Engineer.

           1+ years of experience reading and drawing in software such as CAD, AUTO-CAD, and PRO-E.



           Ability to manage large/complex projects that involve communication and reporting to multiple groups.

           Demonstrated use of Fault Tree, Project Management, MS Project.

           Strong mathematical aptitude and the ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry. 

           Analyze and manipulate large quantities of data.

           Experience in Fluid Conveyance products and component design.

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: Corporate Sector

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