Eaton Corporation Senior Project Controls Engineer in Glendale Heights, Illinois

Eaton Electrical Engineering Services & Systems division has an opening for a Senior Project Controls Engineer. The position will be based out of any of these locations: Austin, TX, San Diego, CA, Glendale Heights, IL, Littleton, CO or San Antonio, TX.

Position Overview :

This position reports into the EESS National Operations team and the primary function is to provide the Project Operations team with consistent and intimate support in managing their projects. The project controls engineer is responsible for project cost tracking, ongoing cost estimate validation, project schedule development/maintenance, creation of purchase requisitions, material and equipment tracking, subcontractor/vendor requests for pricing, submittal generation/oversight, document control, and warranty support. The project controls engineer is also responsible for the development/oversight of Vendor Specific Objective Evidence (VSOE) for the business units revenue recognition projects, as well as supporting ongoing intercompany negotiation activities, specifically including, but not limited to, interfacing within the various company resources for pricing on Eaton equipment and services. Preferably, successful candidate demonstrates proficiency in systems software, such as Vista, Bid Manager, Oracle, COGNOS, Microsoft Office and various other programs.

Essential Responsibilities :

Project Engineers are a resource for project managers, sales, contracts, finance, and our customers. They provide the following support:

  • Create a bill of materials for a project proposal

  • Interface with other Eaton plants & services for solutions and price negotiation

  • Interface with external vendors for quotation requests

  • Review change order proposals for contract compliance and maximized margins

  • Create order summaries based off of purchase order receipt and proposal files to identify order entry requirements

  • Develop & compile project submittals

  • Maintain Project Schedules with the Project Management team

  • Develop Vendor Specific Objective Evidence (VSOE) worksheets for revenue recognition projects

  • Maintain project cost tracking and estimate validation

  • Maintain project documentation control

  • Request authorized price levels for order entry in to Bid Manger

  • Process requests for Bid Manager Order Entry

  • Provide technical assistance after order receipt & interface with Eaton plants and service organizations

  • File intercompany warranty requests

  • Provide project management support for equipment only orders


Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor's degree in engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in engineering, sales, or support experience in electrical assemblies, electrical distribution or power protection technology.

  • Ability to work in the US without company sponsorship

  • No relocation is offered. Must live within a 50 mile radius from the locations listed.

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Demonstrates proficiency in systems software, such as Vista, Bid Manager, Oracle, COGNOS, Microsoft Office and various other programs.

  • Working understanding of project management including scheduling software systems (Primavera P6 or Microsoft Projects)

  • Understanding of Revenue Recognition and SOX rules and requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in electrical engineering from an accredited institution

  • Experience with Eaton products specifically: switchgear, switchboards, panel boards, and transformers

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: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div

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, 25 % of the Time

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