Rotational Engineering Program Participant

Job Description

Eaton’s Power Systems division is currently seeking a Rotational Engineering Program Participant to join our team. This position is based at our Waukesha, Pewaukee, South Milwaukee and/or Franksville, WI facilities. Relocation assistance will be provided.

Position Overview:

The Rotational Engineering Program Participant will complete 4 rotations through various product lines and functions within Engineering.

This rotational program is designed to give the participant a firm grasp of the engineering function and a holistic view of our technology-driven solutions that serve our wide range of customers.

The candidate will be placed into assignments that best matches their skillset and development focus. Different opportunities include but are not limited to: Testing, Product Line Support, Design, VAVE, and Quality. The candidate will have exposure to Materials, Electrical, Mechanical, and Electro-Mechanical, disciplines; also access to state of the art laboratories and on-site mentoring.

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 sub-system verification tests which includes defining test methods and procedures and designing and developing custom fixtures.

  • Assist with performing mechanical, electrical, and environmental testing.

  • Collaborate with global design and manufacturing teams.

  • Develop, improve, and sustain product design and product definition data (3D models, drawings, bills of materials, product & material specifications).

  • Learn and perform engineering analysis and digital simulation leveraging advanced tools (CAD, FEA, statistical tolerance analysis, computational analysis Matlab, etc.).

  • Learn and utilize design techniques to drive design optimization in cost, manufacturing and assembly, six sigma, etc.

  • Set aggressive goals, measure performance, and strive to go beyond what is expected.

  • Support production and manufacturing engineering including prototype and pilot builds.

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 from an accredited institution or currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree in Engineering program with a graduation date no later than May 2020 from an accredited institution

  • Minimum GPA: 3.0
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

Preferred qualifications:
  • Master’s Degree in Engineering
  • Experience using 3D CAD software
  • Power-electrical and mechanical experience
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.

  • Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus

  • Ability to effectively present results and recommendations to senior-level executive team.

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: ESSG PSD Power Systems Division

Job Level: Entry Level
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