Manager Engineering - Lighting

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 an Engineering Manager based in Pune, India. 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:


A. Provides leadership for the team to meet its short and long term goals.
B. Provide leadership to innovate new differentiating products and services. Lead innovation events to shape ideas from the team
C. Lead strategic initiatives to improve the overall execution performance, reliability, cost and manufacturability.
D. Develop and control the schedule and direct the work to effectively manage time. Monitor progress & achievements on projects. Provide regular reports on development & support activities
E. Manage and develop people: identify, attract and develop key engineering talent for the organization.
F. Recruits and retain a team of engineers and support staff to provide both local product development and engineering services to the global engineering needs. Train, develop & motivate subordinates to achieve their professional goals & review their accomplishments.
G. NPI efficacy and predictable execution on programs – Design cycle time reduction, Analysis first approach
H. Support current and future business needs through the development, engagement, motivation and retention of employees.
I. Providing leadership for the teams and liaison with global to drive operational cost efficiencies and doing business right. Drive innovation, technology identification and implementation of effective solutions to engineering problems.
J. Support/Drive overall strategy for Engineering team processes and capabilities to deliver high performance, on-time delivery in line with the business objectives & stakeholder needs.
K. Conducts Project Reviews to requirement analysis and product design. Identification of risks, creating mitigation plans & analyzes errors and improvements.
L. Demonstrates and leads NewCo’ s Values and Philosophies to sustain a culture of inclusiveness. Reinforces NewCo’ s Ethics.
M. Utilizes DFSS concepts / tools such as PDSC, P-Diagram, DFMEA, Risk Management & DVPR for new product development &/or existing product improvements






Eaton has announced its intent to spinoff its Lighting Business into publicly traded company (“SpinCo”).  This transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2019 and this position is expected to remain with SpinCo.   The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Eaton’s plans, programs and practices.  The Lighting Business is in the process of developing its total rewards philosophy, strategy and structure, including the design of its benefits and annual and long-term incentive plans that will take effect when SpinCo becomes a publicly traded company. If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Lighting Business when SpinCo becomes an independent, publicly traded company, you will be eligible to participate in SpinCo’s compensation, health, welfare, and retirement benefit plans and programs and should have no expectations that SpinCo’s plans and programs will mirror or be substantially similar to Eaton’s. 




  • Bachelors / Masters degree in Engineering (Electrical / Mechanical)

  • At least 10 years of leadership experience in a multinational engineering organization and a total of at least 15+ years  in leading an interdisciplinary team.

  • "• Should have sound knowledge in Electrical products for Smart Lighting

  • Drive growth in respective team in terms of breadth and depth of capabilities in Electrical and mechanical design as well as adjacent technology areas in product engineering.

  • Proven track record of demonstrating competencies to manage a large and diverse team.

  • Sound knowledge & demonstrated experience of complete product development life cycle on multiple projects including requirements, design, development, verification & validation, qualification & certification.

  • Hands on experience with microcontrollers and electronics hardware design,Sensors & senising technologies, wired & wireless communication protocols, IOT & Cloud connectivity

  • Sound Knowledge and experience with process frameworks like waterfall, Agile or CMMi  including requirements management, defect tracking, build management, change management, and configuration management tools

  • Experience collaborating with local / global suppliers for Hardware/Software procurement, building test lab setups etc.

  • Experience with Mechanical designs using sheet metals & polymers

  • Well verse with engineering cost out processes & tools"

  •  Proven capability in getting results from self & team

  • Superior presentation and verbal / written communication skills; comfortable with giving and receiving open, constructive feedback in a way that fosters trust and respect.

  • Influencing the team, peers and other technology & business leaders

  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills;

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • Ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels"


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: INNOV Innovation Center

Job Level: Manager
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: No