Eaton Corporation Engineering Manager in Arden, North Carolina

Eaton has an immediate opening for a MVCA Engineering Manager in Arden, NC.

The MVCA Engineering Manager (Product Line Support) is responsible for providing direction for the Product Line Support (PLS) department and its activities. The Product Line Support department provides design engineering support to internal customers for production, quality, and negotiation needs. The department also provides support to the Eaton general sales force and customers on technical issues, field issue resolution, and aftermarket solutions. This position will also develop standard processes and metrics for measuring the performance of the department.

Essential Functions:

  • Implement salary plan and performance appraisals for department designers and product engineers

  • Maintain and improve processes and structure for assignment and prioritization of PLS engineering projects, including MOL for released product, BidMan and assisting with DA implementation

  • Maintain processes and structure to enable the Customer Solutions Center to provide 24/7 technical assistance to front-end personnel, Eaton sales force, and customers for MVCA products.

  • Establish processes and structure to enable resolution of field issues utilizing internal EESS resources, product line support personnel and the warranty department as needed

  • Supervise development and implementation of cost-out projects for the MVCA product lines

  • Direct changes in existing product or customer designs to improve performance, quality or component obsolescence.

  • Supervise development of aftermarket solutions for MVCA products, including retrofit kits

  • Direct department compliance with plant policy

  • Provide assistance in the training of Customers, EESS and other Eaton personnel

  • Create instruction literature updates as needed

  • Maintain updates to the Application and Firmware for SC9000 EP


Managing the allocation of the engineering resources to meet product line support needs for the MVCA product line is the responsibility of this position.

The position is also accountable for providing technical support to internal and external customers as needed. Post sale support for MVC and MVD. This will involve the following competencies:


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in electrical engineering.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in U.S. without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering.

  • Three years’ experience with electro-mechanical assemblies (MV motor control preferred)

  • Management of people experience preferred.

Position Criteria:

  • Knowledge of Electrical Engineer fundamentals

  • Strong customer relation skills required

  • Excellent organizational, written and oral communication skills required

  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

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 PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

Job Level: Manager

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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