Eaton Corporation Power Electronics Engineer - Mechanical Packaging in Prague, Czech Republic

Eaton’s Power Electronics Centre of Excellence opened a new position for a

Power Electronics Engineer - Mechanical Packaging


  • Leads mechanical design and development activities and demonstrates start-finish ownership for the assigned projects and tasks.

  • Develops design solutions for high power density electrical components and systems which are robust, reliable and cost effective.

  • Performs mechanical design (e.g. 3D CAD modeling) of components and assemblies, mechanical and electro-thermal FEA analysis, and hydro-thermal CFD analysis to develop high power density components and systems for power conversion and protection applications.

  • Creates technical reports and presentations.

  • Performs engineering analysis to define critical design parameters and predict design latitude

  • Performs lab activities like prototyping and measurement

  • Evaluates the designs to meet requirements factoring in performance, size, cost, manufacturability, and reliability.

  • Stays current with the latest mechanical design and thermal management technologies and applies knowledge to power conversion and protection applications.



  • BS in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or equivalent

  • Engineering experience in integrating mechanical and electrical components by creating structured 3D-CAD assemblies and using FEA and CFD tools to ensure designs meet requirements.

  • Understanding of thermal design and packaging of power electronics applications

  • Strong working knowledge of mechanical concepts

  • Strong understanding of CAE/CAD engineering

  • Strong working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing principles.

  • Working knowledge of heat transfer and fluid flow

  • Understanding of 3-D CFD SW & 1-D analysis

  • Ability to learn new skills, knowledge, industry, or products

  • Fluent in oral and written English

Preferred Specialized Knowledge:

  • MS in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering or equivalent

  • Experience in FMEA and DFM analysis

  • Design experience with power electronics products for high power density and reliability

  • Knowledge of materials and electronics packaging for power conversion and protection applications

  • Experience with Multiphysics simulation for power electronics

  • Design for Six Sigma certification

What Eaton offers:

  • Unique, challenging projects in a friendly & collaborative team

  • Diverse working environment - open and professional atmosphere at all management levels

  • Focus on people, learning & development

  • On site laboratories, strong ties with Czech universities

  • Fantastic opportunities for sport, cultural, family, and outdoor activities

  • Flexible working hours

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Corporate Sector

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

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.