Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job Description

Eaton’s Power Systems Division is currently seeking a Senior Mechanical Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Dacono, CO, site.


Position Overview:

The Senior Mechanical Engineer is responsible for the design-to-manufacturability of new products at Eaton's newly acquired Innovative Switchgear Solutions (ISG) business.  ISG manufactures a range of medium-voltage solid dielectric underground/pad mount switchgear.


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.


In this function you will:
  • Perform engineering analyses, including confirming product or system capabilities through design feasibility and test methods.
  • Support the design-to-manufacturability of new products, including creating models, drawings, manufacturing assemblies, complex assemblies, exploding assemblies, manufacturing drawings (all per ANSI standards), as well as customer/marketing/outline drawings, in SolidWorks, including calculating relevant tolerances and interferences.
  • Prepare systems, and systems integration test protocols.
  • Create and modify bills of material in our enterprise resource planning (ERP) system.
  • Prepare photo, written and video work instructions for the manufacturing floor personnel, with an eye toward assembly methods and improvements thereon.
  • Perform sustaining engineering tasks within the engineering vault.
  • Prepare various technical writings including all engineering aspects of product manuals, including operations and installation manuals.
  • Participate in all engineering and manufacturing requirements of our Quality Management System.
  • Plan, direct and coordinate assigned engineering activities and projects.
  • Conduct design review presentation for projects assigned.
  • Assist with training and/or providing engineering support to manufacturing personnel, as required.
 

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 2 years engineering experience.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Dacono, CO will be considered.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
Preferred qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in mechanical or manufacturing engineering is preferred.
  • Five or more years of experience in engineering is a plus.
  • Experience with engineering modeling is preferred.
  • Proficiency in operating an engineering computer, and various standard and engineering-focused applications such as SolidWorks and CAD/PDM/Vault System is a strong plus.
  • Experience in large part assemblies
 
Position Criteria:
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
  • The ability to think ahead and plan within timelines and resources; to plan and schedule work; to set priorities and goals; to anticipate and adjust for problems; to evaluate workloads; to measure and evaluate performance against established goals.
  • The ability to successfully plan and implement objectives within established timelines and work schedules.
  • The ability to analyze problems and to develop effective solutions at both strategic and functional levels.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • The ability to accomplish tasks by working with others and being a good team player, and by recognizing how his/her decisions may impact others; seeks input from others.
  • The ability to work independently, with minimal direction as a highly motivated self-starter.
 

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.



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Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG PSD Power Systems Division

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