Eaton Corporation Mechanical Design Engineer in Leicestershire, United Kingdom

Job Description

Eaton's ICP-Division (Electrical Sector) has an opening for a:

Mechanical Design Engineer (m/f)

Location: Burton on the Wolds, UK

The main task of the Mechanical Design Engineer is the assistance in maintenance of products within Eaton’s ICPD-Engineering locations and to contribute to the early phases of new product development (NPD) activities. In addition, the Mechanical Design Engineer is a strategic partner for the product roadmap driving vitality for the Bussmann and Switch Disconnect product lines. This also includes communication and close collaboration with the production plants.

Essential Functions:

  • Perform and manage product maintenance engineering activities related to the product line

  • Coordination of all level 3 support for customer support – including the activities of the Bussmann Series Field Applications Engineering team to support custom solution projects

  • Support the purchasing department with technical information where necessary

  • Lead specification and concept activities in NPD projects for the relevant product line

  • Carry out further developments in alignment with Engineering Manager where necessary

  • Manage test results and lead functional design changes where necessary

  • Define feasibility and execution of the product line roadmap for Switch Disconnects and Bussmann Series

  • Contribute to the technology roadmap of ICPD

  • Coordinate small project teams to deliver Engineering related activities

  • Represent design authority for the related product line

  • Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)*

  • Bachelor degree in electrical engineering / electronic / mechatronic / systems engineering / physics

  • Work-experience from >3 years in Electric/Electronic sector in the industrial field, IEC standards, special know-how of electrical design and development

  • Problem solving skills, Creativity

  • Self-driven, pro-active, customer focused

  • Team player, happy to interact with multiple locations and cultures

  • Excellent PC skills - knowledge of 3D drawing packages, especially Solid Works preferred

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.


JOBTITLE: Mechanical Design Engineer

JOBLOCATION: GBR-Leicestershire



FUNCTION: Engineering