Senior Design Engineer

Organization: Eaton
Location: Moon Township, United States
End of contest: June 5, 2017
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Type (Full time / Part time): Full time
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The primary responsibilities are as follows: Ability to lead design efforts for new product development and product line support projects / products through all stages of development into release for production in the various manufacturing facilities.  Liaison between design intent and manufacturing & supplier capabilities.  Facilitate efficient industrialization of new product development.

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Lead design efforts for Medium Voltage New Product Development and Product Line Support group.
  • Building prototypes and models where necessary to perform tests. Carries out relevant development / investigation and analysis testing in the open lab facilities. Full understanding of site specific electrical test lab equipment and procedures, including health, safety and security aspects.
  • Integrates with the design team and design function to play a full and active part in the design projects, suggesting improvements and ways of accelerating the program and reducing costs . Search for collaboration with other functions or external partners to accomplish necessary targets.
  • Develop and manage product cost estimates.
  • Provides detail CAD design input : Concept design , Detail drawings . Tolerances validation . Simulations , BOM  to meet goals.
  • Consults and communicates clearly and timely at all levels within the organization
  • Keeps up to date on the technologies portfolio relevant to the product line . Keeps also up to date on competition products and performances.
  • Inform supervisor/manager regularly on work progress, cost, risk, scope redirection needs and stay in collaboration with supervisor. Must be a strong team player.
  • Ensures full support of ProLaunch process and required documentation for relevant projects . When required participate in the preparation of all Pro-launch gates and sub-processes reviews.
  • Should be prepared for occasional overseas travel to suit the need of project reviews, testing etc.
  • Ensures strong product line support by promptly responding to warranty issues, questions from marketing/sales/customers and assisting the manufacturing plant with problems that may arise.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelors' degree in mechanical or electrical engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of two years' experience in product design engineering
  • No relocation offered for this position,  Candidates must reside within a 50 mile radius of Moon Township, PA facility.
  • Sponsorship is not offered for this role. Candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship on an ongoing basis.

Position Criteria:

  • Ability to travel up to 10%
  • Fluent in MS Office software (Word, Excel, Outlook)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with new product development
  • Technical knowledge of circuit protection, electro-mechanical components and assemblies
  • Knowledge of MS Power Point a plus 
  • Knowledge of design software (2D or 3D)
  • Having a background in Design for Six Sigma, VA/VE, and Lean Manufacturing
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication(written and oral)

Job ID:028353

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