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Test Engineering Manager




Franksville, Wisconsin, United States

Eaton’s Power Systems Division is currently seeking a Test Engineering Manager. This position is located at our Franksville, WI location. Relocation assistance and company sponsorship will be provided to candidates currently residing within the US/PR.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $105000.03 - $154000.04 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:

This position is part of a multi-disciplined new product development team based at the Thomas A. Edison Technical Center in Franksville, WI (about 20 miles south of Milwaukee).

The Test Engineering Manager will be a critical member of the Power Systems Division’s team and will work closely with product development staff on product testing direction, design direction, and design robustness through compliance to required standards. This role is responsible for the establishment and continuous improvement of testing capabilities and processes while maintaining and improving lab safety. This position also supports Eaton testing strategy by proposing resource strategies, recommending state-of-the-art equipment, and identifying means of increasing the lab’s overall value to Eaton.

  • Facilitate both standardized and unique tests on electrical power distribution apparatus involving high voltage, high power, and thermal testing.
  • Design and set up test circuits including test instrumentation and controls. Execution involves running the test, collecting test data, evaluating results, and writing reports.
  • Mentor and manage lab technicians and engineers on best testing practices, allowing for both personal and organizational development. Provide day-to-day technical direction.
  • Review test methods required by standards and develops procedures as needed to provide repeatable test practices. Incorporate changes to improve quality, effectiveness, and efficiency.
  • Assess, approve, and implement testing approach and equipment set-up. Conduct ‘hands-on’ testing of MV electrical tests of varying complexity.
  • Collaborate with Power Test Lab (PTL) management to ensure compliance with IEC/ISO 17025 and A2LA certification requirements. Maintain and improve both PTL and site safety.

Our engineering teams are passionate about designing products and services that are more efficient, reliable, safe, and sustainable. With five Eaton facilities and more than 1500 employees located in Wisconsin, Eaton’s local footprint enables our employees with state-of-the-art laboratories and access to manufacturing that allows us to deliver robust solutions to our utility, commercial and industrial customers.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in electrical testing and/or design of electrical products

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in medium or high voltage electrical testing and/or product design
  • Experience in developing electrical test systems (AC/DC, impulse, power/short-circuit, thermal, etc.)
  • Experience with lab automation software and electrical system modeling
  • PE/Professional Engineer license preferred, but not required


  • Knowledge in the application of medium voltage electrical distribution equipment
  • Familiarity and practice with industry testing standards of IEEE C37 and C57 Series or Equivalent IEC
  • Knowledge of power test equipment and measurement instrumentation
  • Six-sigma trained to support measurement uncertainty evaluation
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

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