Eaton’s Fluid Electrical Distribution division, a part of our Aerospace group, is currently seeking a Lead Design Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Camarillo, CA office.
The candidate for the role will be responsible for conceptual and detail design of Non-Explosive Actuators (NEA) to hold down and release payloads for space launch and munitions systems.
You will Implement design improvements (cost reduction, functional enhancement, product customization) to existing products and manage design history folders, Product Lifecycle Management system (ENOVIA) for the NEA product line including issuing Engineering Change Orders.
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Conduct and/or participates in design reviews, innovation summits, and design bursts
Provide technical support to customers, suppliers, and sales team
Plan and specifies product design requirements, as well as detailed validation and verification plans
Participate and/or witnesses testing of products
Coordinate the prototype manufacturing of products.
You will conduct failure analysis examinations and prepare Failure Analysis Reports (FAR) of findings.
Represent Engineering in MRB and WRB activities
Support product transition activities, including transfer of design authority
Develop products using 3D CAD with SolidWorks
Coordinate testing activities with Engineering and Production test teams
Work with Sales and Marketing to develop new products based on inputs from Strategic Plan
Prepare/review documents including cost estimates (NRE), appropriation requests, project schedules, design and instruction specifications, operating manuals, and technical reports
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Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanisms, Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering from an accredited university
Minimum 5 years of mechanical product design experience
Minimum of 1 year of technical leadership/project-product management experience
No relocation benefit is being offered. Candidates must reside in a 50 mile radius of Camarillo, CA. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without company sponsorship.
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
Master’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
Experience in the design and development of aerospace hold down release mechanisms
Experience with PLM systems, i.e. ENOVIA or MatrixOne
Experience with MRP systems, i.e. SAP
Experience using Solidworks
Experience with stress analysis, including finite element modeling
Experience with Design for Six Sigma
Proven analytical and problem-solving skills.
Good analytical skills and strong business acumen to understand consequences of decisions
Strong communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written
Awareness of international cultures
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.
Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus
Ability to effectively present results and recommendations to senior-level executive team.
Leverage expertise from other Eaton divisions to continuously improve design standards.
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Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution
Job Level: Individual Contributor
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