Eaton Corporation Sustaining Engineer in Syracuse, New York

Eaton Corporation is looking to hire a Sustaining Engineer for the Syracuse NY location.

This position is accountable for product design and the creation of engineering documentation to support the development, manufacturability, safety and marketability of Eaton Crouse-Hinds Products.

The incumbent interdependently develops and directs a broad range of product design projects. They assume responsibility for all technical project activities including the execution of high level product design elements. He/she serves on teams, committees and in ad hoc groups assembled to address design, quality, safety and manufacturing issues.

The incumbent will design/analyze mechanical, electrical and electronic equipment and products. Analyze product or equipment specifications and performance requirements to determine designs which can be produced by existing or new manufacturing or processing facilities and methods. He/she provides technical information concerning manufacturing or processing techniques, materials, properties and process advantages and limitations which affect long-range plant and product engineer planning. The incumbent must be capable of making engineering judgments regarding product problems and be able to recommend solutions suitable for the preferred manufacturing method or process.

The position necessitates that the incumbent have advanced knowledge of Engineering processes, manufacturing techniques, quality processes, and information systems and requires that the incumbent operate with wide latitude for actions and decisions. Skills include advanced design elements, engineered material selection, design costing, project management, team coordination, technical report writing, computer assisted drafting (CAD), and personal computer spreadsheet and word processor knowledge.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution

  • 3 years of related experience

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50 mile radius of work location will be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Electrical products knowledge.

  • Knowledge of Manufacturing processes.

  • Knowledge of Quality systems.

  • Proficiency with Engineering software (Solid Works and AutoCAD preferred)

  • Proficiency with Product Data Management systems (preferably SAP)

  • Project Management experience

Position Criteria:

  • Detail-oriented

  • High level of integrity

  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills

  • Strong written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to handle multiple priorities against multiple deadlines

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint

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

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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.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG CHD EP Americas

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: No