Product Engineer

Job Description

Product Engineer # 073088

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 for Product Engineer in Eaton’s Electrical Division, based in Mascot, Australia.

In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, and 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 role is responsible for design & development of Crouse Hinds products assembled in Australia to comply with marketing and customer requirements. This includes modifying existing products for introduction into the Australian market as well as development of Australia specific designs for the Crouse Hinds and Macey ranges. It also includes specifying and sourcing specialized electrical components, ensuring product complies with certification, performing final manufacture and quality system checks.

Your essential responsibilities:
  • Take lead on new product development to ensure product design is sound, achieves desired performance criteria, meets required standards and certification and is fit for purpose. 

  • Coordinate with cross functional team including marketing, engineering, sourcing, quality and manufacturing

  • Take responsibility and hold colleagues accountable for zero incidence safety culture

  • Liaise with sales engineers and estimators to produce commercially and technically viable engineering packages in accordance with approved customer specifications, internal norms and as per criteria supplied in contract review records

  • Manage the completion of projects in terms of drawings, BOMs, instructions, specifications, time and cost objectives

  • Specify & design production methods, techniques, jigs and fixtures to ensure that products are manufactured safely and as efficiently as possible

  • Responsible for localization and cost out projects
  • Drive quality
  • Develop technical documents and testing plans
  • Work with team members to support the manufacture of associated products


If you have:
  • Graduate of Electrical or Mechanical Engineering Degree and a broad knowledge of Low Voltage switchgear is essential

  • Experience drafting and designing with Solidworks and Autocad

  • Strong understanding of hazardous area standards, IEC60079 series

  • Good working knowledge of ISO9001 Quality Management System

  • Familiar with new product development process
  • Good project management skills
  • Mechanical or structural design experience is a plus

  • Strong problem analysis and trouble shooting skills
  • Responsible and self-motivated
  • Strong English reading / writing skills. Good verbal is a plus

  • Strong communication and coordination skills, able to handle working under pressure

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 to know more about Eaton? Visit our website @


Please note, your details/resume will not be sent anywhere without a formal interview and, if successful, your subsequent prior permission. Personal information provided will be used for recruitment purposes only and be treated in the strictest confidence. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please note: Agencies will only be engaged if required. Please do not contact us or send applicants to us unless requested by a recruitment team member.


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: EPG CHD APAC

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: No