Eaton Careers

Engineering Team Lead

Baton Rouge, Louisiana


Job Description

Eaton’s Engineering Service & Systems (EESS) division is currently seeking a Engineering Team Leader to join our team. This position is based at our Baton Rouge, LA service facility. Please note relocation assistance will be provided.
The Engineering Team Leader is responsible for managing projects and delegating assignments to junior field employees engineers; ensuring assignments are being completed safely within deadlines, at or under budget, and within quality expectations. 
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 act as a technical expert in the engineering and services field by exhibiting product application knowledge, and customer interface.
  • You will provide coordination on service programs to optimize customer service and market penetration.
  • You will answer application questions and provide sales support.  
  • You will  assure an effective and skilled staff through recruiting, assessment of talent (find gaps and follow action plans to fill gaps), training & development, goal setting, communications, performance appraisal, and conformance to applicable company policies.  Provide leadership and direction to ensure professional growth for employees and retention within the district.
  • You will  assure the safety of employees who work in low, medium, and high voltage work environments.  Ensure strict compliance with safety policies, trains and implements safety programs, ensures safety equipment resources are available and properly tested, acts as a safety liaison with customers, ensures proper disposal of hazardous and nonhazardous materials.
  • You will provide input to the profit and strategic planning processes and submit monthly operations report summarizing key events throughout each month.
  • You will interface with customers, district operations, general sales force, manufacturing plants, product division management, and functional support staff.
  • You will handle escalation procedures in accordance with our 24/7 service business.  Makes sound business decisions on the fly when support functions are unavailable.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Electrical and EESS industry, products and solutions.   
  • Professional Engineering license.
  • Minimum 7 years of experience managing field service and power distribution projects
Position Success Criteria:
  • Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license

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 EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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 region only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 071923