Torque Product Engineer at Eaton (Detroit, MI)

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Eaton Vehicle Group, Automotive Torque Control Products division is currently seeking a Torque Product Engineer to join our team. This position can be based out of our Southfield, MI or Marshall, MI office. Hybrid working schedule will be considered.

Position Overview:

The Engineer is responsible for participating and coordinating engineering project team activities for assigned programs and projects associated with Torque Control product development.

Activities may involve interfacing with engineers and designers to create designs and release drawings, coordinating prototype hardware, coordinating performance and durability testing, assist or lead design review and design for six sigma (DFSS) activities, problem solving, failure analysis, and writing technical reports and specification.

Additionally, the Engineer completes assigned projects and provides innovative suggestions and recommendations for new projects based upon technical knowledge and practical knowledge of divisional needs and strategic directions.

The role will require frequent interaction with suppliers, customers, and Eaton manufacturing facilities. Achieving the desired results will require individual contributions as well as contributions attained as part of a team. In this role you will collaborate with team members located in the U.S. and other regions to engage in problem solving, product improvement, and cost reduction.

Based on your application to this position, you will be assigned to a current product team or advanced product team based on your interest, skills, and abilities.

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:
  • Coordinate all product development work for assigned programs and ensures engineering objectives are met.
  • Coordinate product interactions with customers and suppliers as required
  • Read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications. Develops and issues test procedures and works with the team to create product specification in area of expertise.
  • Practice consistency across product designs, processes and practices. Documents improvements to the engineering standard work processes used to engineer our products
  • Conduct product/system analysis through simulation, FEA, calculations and related means. Understand and interpret results to identify problems, make change recommendations and make product/system improvements
  • Create technical project plans and oversees the validation activities for new engineering concepts.
  • Report test results in a clear and concise manner, and makes design recommendations
  • Champion development and implementation of new engineering systems and processes. Improves existing engineering systems and processes.
  • Learn and apply technical skills related to mechanical and electrical systems toward establishing new test methods and supporting new product development engineering activities
  • Stay abreast of latest industry trends in area of expertise with the idea of incorporating latest technologies into the product development process
  • Participate in customer activities to demonstrate product technology and engineering capabilities toward earning new business.
  • Apply an adequate level of computer literacy in the areas of engineering systems software, graphics, presentations, and multimedia. Shares knowledge in computer skills
  • Comply with the policies, procedures, and expectations outlined by Eaton's Management System for the Environment, Safety, Security, and Health (MESH) and Quality Management System


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 Engineering Technology from an accredited institution
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only Candidates within a 50-mile radius of Marshall, MI or Southfield, MI will be considered. Active-Duty Military are exempt from this geographical limitation.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Engineering experience in a product development environment
  • Cross-functional project team experience
  • Familiarity and experience using DFSS and/or DFM engineering tools
  • Experience working with international locations and customers
  • Experience with automotive driveline components and vehicle systems
  • Experience in simulation/modeling/analysis of mechanical, electro-hydraulic, and electro-mechanical systems

Position Criteria:
  • Self-motivated with strong customer focus and interpersonal skills
  • Strong ethics, values, and the ability to influence and impact others' decision-making
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and make objective decisions based on engineering analysis
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities, and achieve results
  • Participates in submitting patent disclosures and generating IP and publications in support of business needs

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 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: VEH AUTO Automotive Division

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
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 254 open jobs at Eaton, click here.
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