Project Leader : Program Management

Job Description

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 Project Leader: Program Management in Eaton’s Eaton Research Lab (ERL), 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 is a part of ERL group and you will be responsible to lead innovation programs, develop business cases, acquire resources, and lead customer relationships.  You will also be directly involved in developing and deploying standard process/tools across the organization. This exciting role offers opportunity to:

·         Organizing program and activities in accordance with the mission and goals of the organization

·          Executing and managing one or more multi-disciplinary programs/projects

·         Develop and control deadlines, budgets and activities ensuring programs are within their scope, schedule, cost and quality commitments.

·         Lead all aspects of project management activities, incl. timelines, resource allocation, and risk managements.

·         Collaborate with multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural globally distributed teams to ensure timely delivery on project.

·         Development of program management plan, estimates, creation of baseline cost and budgets using Agile and water-fall methods. Identify and document program constraints and assumptions. Analyzes program data and looks for trends.

·         Develop and deploy standard process/tools across the team.

·         Coordinates all risks and requirements of the project. This is accomplished by planning, controlling, integrating all project activities and deliverables and measuring all elements to ensure the requirements and goals are successfully achieved.

·         Maintain a dashboard to keep track of the leading indicators for the development to ensure visualization of bottlenecks



  • Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic engineering, or related field Years and area of experience required

  •  5+ years of experience in preparing and deploying New Technology / New Product introduction projects with cross functional and virtual teams.

  • 3+ year of progressive experience in developing and deploying standard work instructions/templates/process/tools.

  • Experience in digital project management practices/tools e.g., Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Project Planner, MS Project, Clarity, JIRA, Jama etc.

  • Familiarity on different lifecycle management process - Agile, Scrum/ waterfall methodologies for new technology/product introductions, Mechanical, software/hardware development lifecycle, Multi-disciplinary project lifecycle management.

  • Familiarity on project lifecycle models – waterfall, Iterative, Incremental, Iterative/Incremental

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and ability to quickly learn.
    Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now! 

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: Program / Project Management

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