Design Engineer

Job Description

Eaton’s Power Delivery division is currently seeking a Maintenance of Line Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Nacogdoches, TX facility. Relocation assistance will be provided.

Position Overview:

The Maintenance of Line Engineer is responsible for providing direct product support as well as be accountable for supporting the implementation of value engineering and NPD projects with cross-functional teams.  This person will also support design work as required by project activities.

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:
  • Compiles, reviews, prepares and controls engineering department technical informational material for existing products, which may include changes in drawings, list of materials (BOM), technical specifications and test reports.

  • Prepares and directs redesign of existing products. This may include leading projects that involve redesign.

  • Consults with Manufacturing, Quality Assurance, Quality Control, Purchasing and other departments as necessary, regarding existing product engineering issues.

  • Develops procedures and tools to improve the business and processes.  Utilize 6-Sigma tools as part of engineering support programs.

  • Cooperates with manufacturing to investigate tooling, quality control and production problems (field failures) and recommends/implements corrective actions.

  • Supervises the technical approach of other exempt personnel and/or non-exempt personnel.

  • Participates in department ISO certification activities and oversees department ISO procedures and work instructions.

  • Specifies material and purchased components for existing and new products.

  • Analyzes/understands technical specifications and define tests to be carried out on existing and new products.  Responsible for the preparation of required engineering reports and records pertinent to assigned projects and product areas.

  • Performs First Piece Quality Audits (FPQA) as requested by ETO engineering or Marketing to insure design meets manufacturing and customer requirements.

  • Coordinates/approves requests for material deviations as requested by operations or supply chain personnel

  • Supports the implementation of new designs (VA-VE or NPD).

  • Coordinates with global staff including ETO, VA-VE, Marketing, and Operations.

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

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.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Preferred Qualifications:
  • 3 years of engineering experience
  • SAP Experience preferred
  • Knowledge of CAD programs (Inventor preferred)

  • Knowledge of IEEE and ANSI standards as applied to 1ph distribution transformers

  • Knowledge of electric power distribution equipment


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: ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery 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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time