Windsor, Connecticut

Eaton’s Crouse Hinds division is currently seeking a Mechanical Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Windsor, CT location.

Position Overview:

We are currently seeking to hire a Mechanical Engineer – to support new product development, sustain existing products, perform value engineering, and product customizations.  As the Mechanical Engineer, you will be responsible for sustaining our existing airport lighting product portfolio and engage in new product development activities in a cross-functional team environment, as well as support initiatives focused around customer and business requirements by performing analytical activities within the business system and analyzing business processes for accuracy while working with various manufacturing and non-manufacturing teams.  


This is a role that will provide the opportunity to work cross-functionally with other business areas including Marketing, Sales, and Operations. It will require you to have ambition, drive, strong engineering fundamentals, with enthusiasm in the product design and manufacturing arenas.  A highly entrepreneurial sense of urgency along with a passion for the industry is desirable. A strong drive to grow both personally and professionally is ideal for this role. You will possess the capability to align product growth with the overall strategic game-plan as well as have the competence to complete the day-to-day tasks.


The position will allow you to demonstrate your ability to drive innovation from ideation through Six Sigma processes, identification of product adjacencies, identification, and execution of cost savings initiatives through VA/VE & product rationalization.  The position will require you to be highly proficient in engineering documentation with the ability to manage multiple projects in parallel.


In this function you will:

  • Utilize manufacturing background to drive designs toward manufacturing capabilities
  • Maintain and upgrade existing products
  • Manage Enovia data, review product drawings and changes,help to provide root cause alalysis on quality issues 
  • Design new products and apply DFSS concepts to validate designs
  • Identify and execute cost out projects to drive Value Added Value Engineering (VAVE)
  • Utilize manufacturing knowledge to uncover new opportunities
  • Assist with 3rd party certifications and develop and test prototypes for new product ideas as well as create product specifications
  • Partner with quality assurance to establish product quality standards consistent with the needs of the market
  • Create and maintain project development plans as well as create and execute Engineering Change Orders (ECOs)


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.

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


  • 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) 



Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 1 year engineering experience in a manufacturing environment. (experience gained during an internship/co-op will be counted toward this)
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Windsor, CT will be considered.  Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:

  • SolidWorks Experience
  • Exposure to design for six Sigma and/or lean six Sigma
  • Strong written/verbal communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks at the same time

Eaton provides a competitive total rewards package commensurate with applicable skills, knowledge, and experience and consistent with internal and external market practices.   The annual salary range for this role is $63,200 - $86,900 a year.  

At Eaton, we know that good benefit plans are important to employees and their families.  In addition to a competitive base salary, Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits.  Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits at a Glance. 


Eaton 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:

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: EPG CHD ALP Airport Lighting Products

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: No

Windsor, Connecticut

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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