Leader - Center for Secured Cyber Physical Systems

Job Description

Job Title: Leader - Center for Secured Cyber Physical Systems #072032


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 Leader - Center for Secured Cyber Physical Systems in Eaton India Inovation Center, 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.


In 2003, Eaton embarked on a journey to set up a best-in-class engineering center in Pune – the Eaton India Innovation Center (EIIC). The center has completed more than a decade of growth and has emerged as a major technology research, new product development and sustaining engineering center for Eaton’s global customers.


EIIC has opening for Leader - Center for Secured Cyber Physical Systems that reports directly to the Director of Engg.  - EIIC Electrical Sector. This position is responsible for leading and managing the teams in two innovation center campuses based in Pune having over 200 engineers and technologists, and to provide overall leadership and direction working in close collaboration with the CTO staff and the global business leaders.


This individual will be responsible for leading a team of engineers working on various aspects of embedded, connected, mechatronics systems in the Industrial IoT, Industry 4.0 applications for Industrial, Electrical and corporate research labs with the primary goal of identifying, developing, and maintaining products and services that create significant growth opportunities for diverse Eaton businesses.


The leader will be responsible for meeting the schedule, scope, cost and technical targets for all research, development and engineering efforts under his/her control, as well as developing and managing relationships with Eaton businesses leaders & stakeholders. At Eaton, we’ve embraced the digital world and our place in it to rethink innovation. We seek a passionate leader to work with power management products and services to lead and support this digital transformation.



  • Build the Team: Bring a passion for selecting and developing a team of well-rounded technical leaders focused on driving technological innovations and delivering on new product introductions.

    • Bring a strategic mindset to look forward to building the organizational capabilities, new technology and products investments and execution.

    • Manage Talent needs through talent acquisition, development and retention for the CoE engineering organization at EIIC.

  • Lead Technical Problem Solving Drive strong engineering fundamentals and hands-on systematic problem-solving approach. 

  • Drive Operations : Plan and monitor operational budget and bring a “Safety-First” mindset.

  • Build culture of Innovation and drive organic growth for our external customers.

  • Manage and Deliver Portfolio : Research, Development and Engineering portfolio in conjunction with sponsoring Business Unit leaders

  • Manages, directs, coordinates all engineering activities, including local group leadership and staffing activities, leading a team of over 200+  personnel. Ensuring continuous focus employee engagement & managerial effectiveness through execution on employee survey action planning.

  • Oversee the EIIC CoE group activities either directly or through subordinates including engineering processes Dfx (DfSS, DfR, DfMEA etc.,) applicable quality processes (CMMI, AS9100C, EQS, AgileStarts, PROLaunch, etc.), and applicable governmental processes (ITAR, EAR), and patent related activities.

  • Lead in the creation of technology road map strategies in unison with Business Units based on global strategy and deploy them within the CoE group at EIIC.

  • Ensuring internal and external customer orientation for the overall business are functioning properly with a focus on continuous improvement.

  • Manage capacity and resources including software/hardware as part of organization profit plans


If you are:

  • Prefer Master’s Degree Or Ph.D.  in Electrical / Electronics/Mechanical/ Controls Engineering / Computer science or equivalent technical field from accredited institutions.
  • 18+ years of engineering/technology development experience.  10 years of experience in leading people. 
  • Sound knowledge & demonstrated experience of full Embedded development life cycle including requirements management, design, development, verification & validation, qualification & certification testing.

  • Expertise in applying Design for Six Sigma & Reliability methodologies in the course of their work. Sound use of DfX and PM tools and methods to drive engineering excellence for the group

  • Proven experience on Talent management (Hire, Develop, Retain), resource allocation and project management. Experience in resource management with both internal organization and collaborating with local / global partners for managing peak resource needs

  • Build relationships with universities, government agencies, and development agencies/companies to seek insight into regulatory changes, industry trends and promote Eaton’s capabilities.

  • Possess strong business acumen and the ability to understand and formulate compelling value propositions and to understand and drive through value and adoption chain.

  • Experience in leading projects with multiple stakeholders in matrix organization and strong project management experience is required.

  • Sound knowledge and experience of life cycle Process, Tools, Agile and Scrum Methodology.

  • Knowledge of topics adjacent to Embedded system Design i.e Reliability, Safety, Certifications etc.

  • Experience in developing a high performing, empowered and accountable leadership team to support business growth and to build organizational capability

  • Possess a deep understanding of how culture and team dynamics create exceptional teams 

  • Consistently acts in an ethical, open, honest, trustworthy and truthful manner.

  • Leads by example “Safety-First Mindset”

  • Demonstrated leadership effectiveness in a global setting.

  • Collaborative orientation. The ability to succeed in a highly team oriented environment.

  • Self-motivated and goal oriented individual.

  • Demonstrated strategic thinking, drive for results, and managerial courage.

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills in dealing with management, employees, customers and suppliers.  Executive level communication and presentation skills.

  • Position requires up to 15% travel domestic and international.

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.


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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: Manager
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