Engineering Specialist - Cold Spray at Eaton (Detroit, MI)

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Eaton Research Labs (ERL) is currently seeking an Engineer Specialist for our Corporate Technology team in Southfield, MI. Relocation provided.

Position Overview:

Eaton is a power management company made up of over 92,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. The person will execute technology strategy and develop constructive solutions aligning to business needs. Lead the development of technology roadmaps for specific applications that are linked to and supportive of the overall ERL and business strategies. The person will be required to develop novel technology areas and translate into applications, coordinates from concept to implementation stage, managing deliverables executed by multi-disciplinary teams and serves as an expert resource for other engineers. Work with the business units and internal teams to Identify opportunities or connections that enhance business performance. Be responsible for skill development and routinely mentor others in technical specialty. Identify open innovation opportunities with universities and external institutes that align with Technology Platform strategy. Maintaining a internal and external network and promote technology as a thought leader. Actively contributes to high quality intellectual property that has business and technology importance.

The person will be responsible for the cold spray process projects and technology area which includes: develop cold spray and direct energy deposition processes for various materials, substrates, and applications, support the efforts in quality certification for parts and processes manage technical aspects projects to ensure objectives are being met, work alongside internal and external partner teams to deliver solutions, presenting to internal and external stakeholders, work with different BUs and develop new proposals after understanding their requirements.

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 role you will:
  • Execute technology strategy and develop constructive solutions aligning to business needs.
  • Lead the development of technology roadmaps for specific applications that are linked to and supportive of the overall CRT and business strategies.
  • Demonstrate the ability to develop novel technology areas and translate into applications.
  • Coordinates from concept to implementation stage, managing deliverables executed by multi-disciplinary teams and serves as an expert resource for other engineers.
  • Identify opportunities or connections that enhance business performance.
  • Drive skill development and routinely mentor others in technical specialty.
  • Identify open innovation opportunities with universities and external institutes that align with Technology Platform strategy.
  • Form a network and promote technology as a thought leader.
  • Actively contributes to high quality intellectual property that has business and technology importance.
  • Develop cold spray and direct energy deposition processes for various materials, substrates, and applications
  • Support the efforts in quality certification for parts and processes,
  • Manage technical aspects projects to ensure objectives are being met
  • Work alongside internal and external partner teams to deliver solutions
  • Presenting to internal and external stakeholders
  • Work with different BUs and develop new proposals after understanding their requirements

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:
  • Master's degree from an accredited institution
  • 2+ years' additive manufacturing experience

Preferred Qualifications
  • 5+ years' experience
  • PhD from an accredited institution
  • Government project experience
  • Hands on experience in cold spray and/or direct energy deposition
  • Experience in aerospace part qualification

Position Criteria
  • Technology Knowledge - Cold spray additive manufacturing, metal binder jetting, laser powder bed fusion, modeling and simulation, design for additive manufacturing, process qualification, aerospace part qualification process, and working knowledge of aerospace quality systems
  • Demonstrated ability to building relationships of people with diverse backgrounds
  • Influence without authority
  • Ability to drive toward accomplishing big goals, and put together strategic plans

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.

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)


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: [email protected]

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: [email protected]
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: CTO Corporate Technology Office

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
Indeed Sponsored Job: Corporate
More Information on Eaton
Eaton operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Syracuse, NY, North Charleston, SC, Glendale Heights, IL, Tualatin, OR, Shawnee, OK, Raleigh, NC, Fayetteville, NC, Smyrna, GA, Arden, NC, Moon Township, PA, Beachwood, OH, Cleveland, OH, Southfield, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, South Bend, IN, Menomonee Falls, Village of, WI, Eden Prarie, MN and Mountain Home, AR. Eaton was founded in 1911. It has 51594 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 268 open jobs at Eaton, click here.
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