Lincoln, Illinois

Eaton’s Commercial & Residential Distribution Solutions Division is currently seeking Design Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Lincoln, IL facility. Relocation assistance will be provided.

Position Overview:

This position primary responsibility is to drive design projects that result in product and productivity cost improvements by utilizing VA/VE (Value Analysis/Value Engineering) methodologies, which focus on improving both existing product lines and new designs as a control for escalating material and labor costs, or improving product margins, while maintaining product integrity. Product focus is on the development of electrical distribution devices and associated electro-mechanical components. This role requires strong ideation skills and the ability to simultaneously manage multiple projects across multinational sites. Experience with injection molding, metal stamping, sheet metal, tooling and welding processes is preferred. The position will require facilitation of Value Analysis events to generate a pipeline of ideas and subsequent execution. The incumbent must possess strong communication skills and the ability to work effectively with others in a high paced environment.

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:

  • Lead design engineering efforts on critical cost-out projects, including idea development, prototyping, project execution, and plant/business system implementation.
  • Create unique and proprietary product designs through analysis, drawings, and 3D modeling.
  • Provide design engineering support for productivity improvement projects through effective participation on cross-functional VA/VE teams.
  • Plan and coordinate UL test programs and interpret results to ensure that all the requirements of the products and components being designed are fully investigated.
  • Support plant and product management cost out activities.
  • Own overall project management for VA/VE projects through Pro-Launch Gate 5.
  • Coordinate with operations at manufacturing facilities to implement VA/VE projects.

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 from an accredited institution to be completed no later than May 2022
  • One (1) year of professional experience including internships/co-ops
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
  • Relocation assistance will be provided for candidates that reside outside a 50-mile radius of Lincoln, IL

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • AutoCAD/Inventor Experience

Position Criteria:

  • Detail-oriented
  • High level of integrity
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities against multiple deadlines
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

Why work at Eaton?  We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites).
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs.
  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance.
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development.
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs.
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)

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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What you will get from us

Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.

We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. 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 have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.

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.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ES CRDS RESI Residential

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Lincoln, Illinois

At Eaton, we value many of the skills and competencies that you gained in your military career.

  • Leadership
  • Discipline
  • Creativity
  • Integrity
  • 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.

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.

 

 

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