Lead Mechanical Engineer - LV Switchgear

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 Lead Engineer– LV Switchgear 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:

  • Demonstrated capability in design of Low voltage equipment like MCC, PCC, Switchboards and Panel Boards etc.

  • Lead Product line support for India based manufactured Enclosures by closely working with licensed manufacturing partners, Product management, sales and marketing

  • Lead enclosures products portfolio to solve customer complaints or improve existing product design as per applicable regulatory and industry standard through Change Management process.

  • Research, review, and implement best-practices, new and emerging technologies, and design patterns to new and existing development.

  • Maintain and enhance technical proficiency in mechanical engineering related development environments, processes, and tools.

  • Coordinate and collaborate with product owners and systems, Design, simulations, Reliability, Marketing, and manufacturing development teams to produce engineering designs and specifications for new features and enhancements

  • Deep understanding of manufacturing and assembly processes of Low Voltage Distribution Boards - sheet metal, cabling, copper/brass parts, assembly of protection units

  • Proven track record of driving Continuous Improvement in processes, designs using Six Sigma Tools such as - DFSS, DMAIC, LEAN

  • Thorough understanding of processes involved right from product manufacturing to end customer delivery - inventory, logistics, packaging, storage

  • Identify, communicate, and mitigate risks as they arise during development.

  • Mentor and coach less experienced members of the team in all aspects of GD&T & mechanical engineering.

  • Generate ideas and innovative solutions which will provide competitive edge to business products.

  • Think creatively and come out with new proposals and present them to stakeholders.

  • Develop design guidelines, best practices and lessons learnt documents and shares with peers and team.

  • Actively participates in paper presentations, tech talks and external university forums. 

  • Estimate work load, establish and maintain project schedules and monitor progress through the project execution phases.

  • Contribute to team’s technical growth by engaging in technical discussion and mentoring.

  • Active communication with the cross functional team to ensure schedule, cost and performance alignment



  • Bachelor’s/Master’sdegree in engineering in Mechanical with 8-12 years

  • Experience in designing Low voltage equipment like MCC, PCC, Switchboards and Panel Boards

  • Experience working with cross functional teams within and outside organization to drive design objectives in sustaining products

  • Experience leading a team through all stages of the product development cycle

  • Experience in short circuit, temperature rise, arc test in accordance with IEC/UL standards

  • Hands on experience in product development leveraging DfX methodology

  • Engineering technical expertise to solve problems and make design recommendations

  • Proficient in CAD and PLM software’s

  • Knowledge in Agile ProLaunch and PreLaunch processes

  • Experience in product costing and analyzing cost break-up due to various manufacturing processes/ design features

  • Experience in test object requirements, plan for assembly and finalize test parameters & instrumentation

  • Knowledge of Electromechanical Systems

  • Sound technical knowledge in Electrical products like LV Switchgear, Enclosures - switchboards , Panel boards etc.

  • Thorough understanding of IEC / IEEE standards, UL certification, 3D modelling , PLM, ERP system knowledge

  • Extensive experience with product design , sustainance , cost out, agile methodologies

  • Knowledge of sheet metal manufacturing & painting, cabling, assembly processes

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, Problem solving skills, Working in ambiguity, process management


 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: 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: No