Eaton Corporation Engineer - Centre for Materials & Manufacturing in Hadapsar Pune, India

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 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 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit In India, ‘Eaton India Innovation Centre’ (EIIC) is growing into an integrated engineering center in Pune by adding state of the art test labs to existing engineering infrastructure.

Eaton’s Corporate Research & Technology (CRT) group focuses on the technology innovation by conducting research to advance the state of the art, business impacting technologies and innovating to provide Eaton’s customers with safe, efficient and reliable power management solutions. The Center for Materials and Manufacturing (CMM) at CRT in India has an exciting opportunity for a Materials & Metallurgical Engineer. The Engineer is responsible for in-depth Metallurgical analysis of Prototype parts, components failed in accelerated testing and on field to draw conclusions supporting NPD projects. The candidate will also be an interface with suppliers for prototype and NPD work as and when required


  • Performs Metallurgical analysis of prototype parts, benchmarking components, components failed in accelerated lab testing and field testing and provides Metallurgical insights to product development engineers to make key decisions.

  • Supports VA/VE activities by proposing alternate materials for driving same / better performance. Assesses proposed material changes.

  • Performs supplier risk mitigation by ensuring the manufacturers follow right process. Conducts audits and troubleshoots manufacturing problems as and when required.

  • Acts as a resource for all basic and advanced Metallurgical characterization needs for project teams from EIIC.

  • Plans work in Materials lab, ensures timely delivery of all work.

  • Maintains Materials lab by ensuring that all the equipment are calibrated, maintained and are performing to required standards.

  • Keeps self updated on latest materials characterization and processing technologies.

  • Collaborates with diverse cross-functional teams at global level. Documents lessons learnt; acquires and disseminates knowledge to wider engineering community.



Essential: Bachelor’s / Master’s degree in Metallurgical Engineering / Materials Science.


  • Sound knowledge and hands-on experience of ≥5 years in NPD / plant quality / supplier development function as a Metallurgist.

  • Sound knowledge of Ferrous and non-Ferrous Metallurgy.

  • Experience in Metallurgy lab operation including equipment like Metallurgical microscope, macro and micro hardness testers, OES etc.

  • Hands-on experience in failure analysis.

  • Sound knowledge of applicable Metallurgical standards like AISI, SAE, ASTM, DIN, JIS etc.

  • Experience in development and audit of suppliers – foundries, forging and Heat treatment shops.


  • Hands-on experience of various Metallurgical manufacturing processes.

  • Experience with characterization equipment like XRD, SEM-EDS, Ultrasonic flaw detection, CAT etc.

  • Experience with mechanical testing – static and fatigue testing.

  • Experience in competitive benchmarking and tear down.

  • Sound knowledge of statistics and SPC.

  • Experience with QMS like ISO9001, TS16949, NABL accreditation etc.

Special Skills:

  • Knowledge and hands-on experience of DFSS / DMAIC methodologies.

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: Asia Pacific

Organization: INNOV Innovation Center

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: No

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