Applications Engineer

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 for Applications Engineer in Eaton’s electrical business, based in Makati City, Philippines. 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 offers opportunity to:

  • Support efforts to profitably grow product sales as a member of the Engineering Services team.  Primary areas of focus will be field technical assistance (both pre and post-sale) with a focus on B-Line’s cable tray and support systems product

  • Perform technical assistance and responsible in technical training, product demonstrations, custom project specification, project take-offs, drawing development, bid preparation, proposal submittals, documentation development, documentation management, application design modeling (structural and seismic), and field problem resolution


Your essential responsibilities:

  • Act as inside support for Cable Tray and Support Systems sales team, leveraging project management skills to coordinate all activities during the project life cycle

  • Work with internal and external engineering resources as necessary to sign off on project plans or new product applications

  • Perform project design tasks, including but not limited to; project take-off, development of scope documents, drawing layouts, submittal creation, quotation, release schedules, post order documentation creation, NPD, VAVE, structural/mechanical/seismic calculations etc.

  • Work with manufacturing and engineering team to develop project specific parts/kits as necessary

  • Work with customer & outside sales to develop cost effective solutions to meet the customer and project needs.

  • Report potential/actual problems requiring attention and provides alternative solutions when identified for project completion.

  • Conduct customer and site visits as necessary to perform installation inspections, problem resolution, etc.

  • Act as the primary representative in technical assistance and project status


If you have:
  • Experience of design software i.e. AUTOCAD / AVEVA PDMS / SP3D/ SOLIDWORKS/REVIT/FEA a plus

  • Experience in new product development(NPD) / steel design from a manufacturing company utilizing high steel content

  • Experience in structural system design/analysis and seismic bracing support design

  • Knowledge of manufacturing documentation requirements for Oil & Gas, Power, Mining, heavy industrial projects:

    • submittal drawings
    • production drawings
    • test reports & certifications
  • Experience in an Oil & Gas, Power, Mining, heavy industrial projects

  • Experience in working with EPC company
  • Familiar with different international codes and standards (NEC, IEC, NEMA, ASCE, CBC, CSA, NFPA, IBC, UL, FM, plus others)

  • Basic knowledge in cable tray system design/layout and support system solutions including seismic bracing


Minimum Requirements:

  • Two (2+) years of experience in application development and/or customer support

  • Must be able to speak, read and write English well

  • Good communication skills, especially on technical issues

  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering (Mechanical Eng’g, Civil Eng’g major in Structural)

  • Experience with complete life cycle of product concept through production a plus.

  • Experience partnering with sales and/or customer interface

  • Experience in working with a manufacturing company utilizing high steel content


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: Engineering

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: EPG BLD BLine 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: No