Custom Products Design Engineer
Milwaukee, WI 
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Position No Longer Available
Position No Longer Available
Job Description
Eaton's Power Reliability Division is currently seeking a Custom Products Design Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our South Milwaukee, WI facility.

Position Overview

The Custom Products Design Engineer's primary responsibility is to create high quality custom designed Underground Distribution Switchgear products at a minimum cost while meeting and exceeding customer requirements and expectations.

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 Role, You Will
  • Create designs of custom Underground Distribution Switchgear products of moderate complexity within defined ETO (Engineered-to-Order) scope, in accordance with established practices and company standards, including bills of material, detail/assembly, and customer drawings.
  • Create and execute Engineering Change Requests/Notices, and enter into the ERP system (SAP)
  • Estimate cost and design effort for complex new products and systems.
  • Provide technical support to marketing regarding sales inquiries, customer specifications, customer problems, equipment application, and engineering analysis.
  • Drive root cause analysis and resolution of customer complaints and material non-conformance issues.
  • Make recommendations for product and process improvements and define and implement improvement projects to increase team efficiency.


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.

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.

Required (Basic) Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Electrical Engineer from an accredited institution required
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • No relocation is being offered for this role. All candidates considered must currently reside within a 50 mile radius of South Milwaukee, WI. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.


Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum of 1 year of design experience with electromechanical systems
  • Demonstrated proficiency in use of CAD (2D and 3D) tools with mechanical or electromechanical systems. Knowledge of industry recognized drafting and CAD standards, practices and procedures
  • Ability to excel as a team player by successfully collaborating with engineering peers as well as cross-functional personnel to ensure custom designs meet customer expectations.
  • Experience with custom engineering design and processes is desired
  • Experience in creating, loading, and storing engineering designs within an ERP system is desired
  • Familiarity with FEA, modeling, detailing and layout drafting techniques is desired
  • Knowledge of power systems, distribution switchgear products/applications, and/or industrial automation/controls is desired
  • Ability to excel as a team player by successfully collaborating with engineering peers as well as cross-functional personnel to ensure custom designs meet customer expectations


Position Success Criteria
  • Ability to travel up to 10%
  • Ability to excel as a team player by successfully collaborating with engineering peers as well as cross-functional personnel to ensure custom designs meet customer expectations
  • May occasionally be required to work beyond core hours to complete custom designs or to support Production team to meet critical customer deadlines
  • May occasionally be required to visit suppliers in support of Purchasing team to ensure design and quality requirements are satisfied
  • May occasionally write test protocols and provide instruction to Test Personnel in Eaton test labs, if aspects of custom designs require verification testing


Job

Engineering

Region

North America - US/Puerto Rico

Primary Location

United States-Wisconsin-South Milwaukee

Work Locations

South Milwaukee WI Loc

Organization

ESSG CPSD PRD Power Reliability 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

Requisition ID :098262

 

Position No Longer Available
Job Summary
Company
Eaton
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Term and Type
Regular, Full Time
Required Education
Bachelor's Degree
Required Experience
1+ years
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