Sr. Electrical 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 forward to Sr. Electrical Engineer in Eaton’s electrical business, based in Shenzhen, China. 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:

  • Implementation of requirements from the specifications in existing electronic systems

  • Provision of components/groups for further development steps according to given work tasks

  • Carry out specified tests on function, arrangement, interaction with electromechanical components under instruction.

  • Development of the HW modules using the existing HW libraries according to given work tasks.

  • Carry out specified concept studies on the basis of requirement specifications under guidance

  • Participation in hardware reviews and other quality assurance measures

  • Participation in the preparation of test specifications

  • Vote tests for approvals

  • Test modules and systems during development or have them tested 

  • Co-designing new products and families: from the idea to product development and production launch

  • Development, commissioning and testing of new electronic hardware for our embedded systems and test systems

  • Performance of approval tests (CE, UL, etc.)

  • Preparation of development documentation

  • Accompaniment of the products throughout their entire life cycle


  • Studies of electronics or electrical engineering FH (or equivalent experience)

  • 7-10 years of professional experience in electronics, ideally in the areas of embedded CPU, touch displays and/or industrial fieldbuses

  • Knowledge of CPU circuits

  • Knowledge of integration of displays and touch

  • Soldering experience

  • Good ability to work in a global team

  • Motivated and independent employee

  • Systematic and analytical approach

  • Good knowledge of English (written and spoken)

    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 CPD Circuit Protection 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