Southfield, Michigan

Eaton’s eMobility Division is currently seeking a Lead Electrical Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Tualatin, OR or Southfield, MI location.

We make the electric revolution work. Every day, we work to improve people’s lives and the environment by making power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable.

Preparing for the electrified future of mobility 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.

Eaton’s eMobility segment is collaborating with companies around the globe to innovate the transportation technologies of the future, creating efficient vehicles that travel faster, farther, higher and safer at a lower overall cost to the consumer and the environment.

Position Overview:

In this role, the Lead Electrical Engineer will conceptualize circuitry, lead the product design development stage, define testing, and generate technical documentation of new Power Electronics type products for Hybrid and EV Vehicle systems. The role combines Customer Requirements with Supplier Support Strategies to develop electric power products for hybrid vehicles. The Ideal candidate will Develop firmware and hardware architectures which are flexible and extensible across a broad scope of products and applications. Keep abreast of new and emerging technologies, components and materials. Utilize appropriate tools to design and analyze product functionality and integrity to facilitate rapid deployment.

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:

+ Generate product requirements specifications in coordination with the customer(s), for the design and development of new and innovative products

+ Generate Circuits that meet design requirements utilizing new materials, components, technologies for vehicle applications and their appropriate use.

+ Define testing of all new products in accordance with Vehicle and Power Electronics standards to meet customer requirements

+ Provide supervision and support to internal and external design resources when appropriate (e.g. PCB layout, software development, other engineers, test laboratories)

+ Review and conduct analyses (FMEA, simulations, modeling, etc.) on new products to ensure their integrity and use the results to optimize designs

+ Successfully lead contractors and other resources either co-located or at international locations

+ Establish and maintain a collaborative working relationship with key customers and vendors

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

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent technical field required from an accredited institution required

+ A minimum of five (5) years’ experience in new product development focused on electrical or electromechanical systems, including electric motor drives, systems

+ A minimum of three (3) years’ Electrical/Electronic hardware experience - power electronics/inverters for industrial or aerospace or military converters, battery electric and hybrid electric vehicle systems

+ No relocation benefit is being offered for this role. All candidates considered must live within 50 miles of Tualatin, OR or Southfield, MI. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

+ Master’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution

+ 7+ years experience Electrical/Electronic hardware - power electronics/inverters

+ Knowledge using DFSS and DFx practices: Manufacturing, Test, Repair, Quality, etc.

+ Experience with model-based design methods

+ Firmware design

+ Working knowledge of automotive serial data protocols (CAN, CANFD, J1939, Flex Ray ) and tools (CANape, CANalyzer, CANopen, etc.)

+ Supervising other engineering tasks (assembly drawings, PCB layout, software development, validation testing)

+ PCBA and Final Product Testing experience

+ Experience with CAD tools: circuit and behavioral simulation (SPICE, Simplis, Ansys, Matlab/Simulink) PCB layout guidance

+ Experience performing design verification testing

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.

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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: VEH EMB eMobility

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

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.

Southfield, Michigan

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.

At Eaton, we value many of the skills and competencies that you gained in your military career. Leadership, discipline, creativity, integrity and teamwork – these are our values too. As we aspire to be a model of inclusion and diversity in our industry, we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique. We create an environment that fosters learning and teaching, allowing employees to reach their full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

For more information, visit www.eaton.com/militarycareers