Southfield, Michigan

Eaton’s expanding eMobility Division is currently seeking a Test Systems Manager to join our team in Southfield, MI. This position will support .. Inverters, DCDC Converters, Chargers , Power Distribution related automotive EV products. Relocation and Sponsorship is not available for this role.

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 Test Systems Manager is responsible for overall management activities for the test systems design and build process for eMobility globally. You will work with internal product teams to understand testing requirements for various products. You will then specify what type of test equipment is required to power and obtain required data for parts during testing. Additionally, you will drive team performance to achieve or exceed financial plans and strategic goals by leveraging resources and motivating personnel to create a high performance culture.

In this function you will:

Provide functional leadership and development to an international team to achieve established goals in an automotive power electronics laboratory.

• Own the complete design test system design and build process for new Eaton Inverter/ DCDC Converters/ Chargers/ Power Distribution products in development.

• Ensure that test system designs take into account all of Eaton’s electrical safety requirements for users.

• Coordinate test system development training and execution with other global testing locations.

• Proactively implement, promote and maintain a safe working environment, through diligence in accident prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance and Zero Incident culture enforcement.

• Conduct regular performance evaluations for direct reports. Continually assess career goals and create appropriate development plans for team members.

• Interface with key stakeholders in program management and engineering to ensure the completion of projects on time and on budget in alignment with programs. Staff appropriately to support program deliverables. Identify risk areas and elevate concerns as appropriate to mitigate the risks.

• Monitor industry trends to maintain compliance with industry recognized agencies. Identify and evaluate new technologies and equipment.

• Manage the planning, purchase, installation and qualification activities for new test systems equipment to support lab growth and increase capability.

• Monitor the equipment utilization to minimize costs and maximize availability.

• Support, communicate and reinforce the mission, values and culture of the organization.

• Apply appropriate Eaton Business System (EBS) processes and problem solving tools.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

+ Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or a relevant technical field from an accredited institution required.

+ Minimum three (3) years of engineering test experience in new product development of automotive or industrial , transportation- based products.

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

+ Ability to work in the US without immediate or future Visa Sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications :

+ Previous management or Leadership experience. Candidates currently working as an independent contributor in a Test Lead role seeking a Management opportunity are also encourgaed to apply .

+ Experience in Automotive tier I or tier II product development

+ Experience working in a power electronics laboratory building, developing, and testing new products

+ Ability to direct and lead cross-functional process improvement teams

+ Experience in product testing, automated test development, Design of Experiments.

+ Experience with various software tools (LabVIEW, Python, C compilers, programming environments, programming stations).

+ Understanding of automotive and commercial vehicle markets and the environmental requirements and related qualification testing required.

+ Working knowledge of automotive standards (SAE, ISO, IATF)

+ Working knowledge of automotive and serial data protocols (I2C, SPI, CAN, J1939, LIN, FlexRay).

+ Advanced degree in business or technical related field

As a contractor with the Federal government, Eaton is subject to the Executive Order mandating COVID-19 vaccination. As permitted by applicable law, the candidate(s) hired under this posting must provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines, or request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation exempting them from the requirement. Vaccination status will not be verified until after an offer of employment is provided, and candidates may also request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation at that time.

Eaton also considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com

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: Manager

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.

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