Repair Development Engineer

Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace Group is currently seeking a Repair Development Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Beltsville, MD office. Relocation assistance will be provided.

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for the development of new repairs for the Maintenance, Repair and Overhaul business. Additionally, the role interfaces with various vendors/suppliers and will be required to develop new repair sources. This role develops component drawings and works with suppliers to procure them in a short lead time environment.


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:
  • Develop and execute cost effective repair procedures for Eaton, non-Eaton and government regulatory agencies’ products

  • Research and comply with all required regulatory approvals for Aero Repair Station

  • Exploration of topics relating to – customers, markets, products, suppliers, competition, technology trends, economic drivers, and financial indicators.

  • Provide frequent and effective two-way communication with internal and external customers in a timely manner

  • Partner with cross functional team to deliver new repair schemes in short lead time

  • Schedule and attend visits to customers to promote repair capabilities as requested, and perform regulatory audits as needed

  • Travel as required to customers, other Eaton locations, etc. to meet customer needs


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


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering field from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of three (3) years of engineering experience
    Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Advanced degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Working in FAA Part 145 repair station environment

  • 5 years of Aerospace industry experience working with component or system design and manufacturing

Position Criteria:
  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment, get results and drive change through others.

  • Effective oral and written communication skills as well as planning and organizational skills.

  • Must obtain FAA/EASA/CAAC approval via a Consultant DER

  • Ability to travel up to 25% of the time

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.


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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time