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Senior Product Engineer

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineer


South Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States

Eaton’s ES AMER ESS division is currently seeking a Senior Product Engineer. This role is based out of our South Milwaukee location.

As a Product Engineer, you will be responsible for sustaining engineering support for medium voltage reclosers, fault interrupters and switches. This role identifies creative solutions, performs engineering analysis, creates detailed designs, oversees verification, and contributes to the implementation of product cost savings, product improvement, and engineering process improvement projects.

The ideal candidate will have a great track record supporting the design and manufacturing of complex products. The individual should have a passion for electro-mechanical products and technology. An ability to troubleshoot complex technical problems is essential for success in this role.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $80250.03 - $117700.04 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

  • Develop, maintain, and improve product design and product definition data (bills of materials, drawings, specifications) related to reclosers, fault interrupters and switches.
  • Assist in the introduction of new products and changes to existing products; apply relevant Industry Standards to product design, including development and execution of design verification and validation.
  • Support production and manufacturing engineering with resolution of production and testing issues.
  • Work with global suppliers and Supplier Quality Engineers to define and conduct supplier assessments, capability analysis, and part approvals.
  • Work with Service, Quality Engineers, Application Engineers, and customers to analyze, document and resolve product reliability issues. Write product analysis reports for affected customers.
  • Design for Cost/Design for Manufacture Analysis (DFM/DFA) on individual parts, subassemblies with the ability to propose alternate materials and methods of assembly and manufacture.
  • Perform engineering analysis and digital simulation leveraging advanced tools (CAD, FEA, statistical analysis, software applications, electrical/mechanical analysis tools, etc.).
  • Coordinate the execution of functional and reliability test plans utilizing both internal and external lab resources.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of two (2) years of engineering experience
  • Must be able to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship now and in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Two or more years of design experience with electromechanical systems
  • Developing skills in engineering analysis and digital simulation are preferred
  • Developing product design, Design for Cost/Design for Manufacture Analysis (DFM/DFA), and manufacturing knowledge would be a plus
  • Medium voltage design experience and power system analysis experience is preferred

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