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ETO Engineering Manager




El Paso, Texas, United States

Eaton’s Commercial Products & Assemblies division is currently seeking a ETO Engineering Manager. This role is located out of El Paso, TX. Relocation assistance is provided.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $120,075 - $176,110 a year. This position is also eligible for a variable incentive program.

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.

Eaton’s Commercial Distribution Products & Assemblies Division is currently seeking a Customer Order Engineering Manager to join our team! This position is based at our El Paso, TX facility.

The COE Manager is responsible for directing the customer order engineering team for the Switchboard product line. In this role, you will manage the engineering resources associated with this effort, as well as contribute to the application engineering workload for key business orders. As a contributor this position is expected to provide applications engineering for product line support. This includes but is not limited to: custom order engineering designs, providing direction to application engineers and designers, and collaborating with direct customers/field sales.

From a strategic standpoint the position will interact directly with the product line’s customers, sales and marketing, customer order design and maintenance of line teams to actively support new product development projects, innovation initiatives and customer service. This position plans and leads the improvement of the customer order engineering systems and procedures for the Switchboard product line while attracting, developing and evaluating top talent for the organization.

This is a unique opportunity to lead the effort to build a team from the ground up as operations in El Paso get started.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours

What you’ll do:

  • Provide technical leadership for the application, electrical and mechanical design in an engineered to order environment for power distribution equipment.
  • Manage commitments and resources necessary to ensure compliance with customer service commitments regarding engineering team schedule, manufacturing needs and quality support.
  • Manage the productivity of the department by analyzing volume and accuracy by individual contributors and the collective team. Leverages the APEX process to communicate and manage required development plans and performance to goal.
  • Manage large projects to completion within deadlines with little or no supervision. Provides application and technical assistance to plant support functions, field sales, and customers as needed.
  • Drive improvements in engineering performance through continuous improvement of systems and processes.
  • Establish and identify COE training needs based on current individual/team performance and product line strategic initiatives.
  • Manage the resolution of quality issues related to COE (Internal and External)
  • Assist the sales team in obtaining orders and supporting the solution development for unique/non-standard applications.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We are 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.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience in electrical controls design, assembly or installation
  • Minimum of three (3) years’ experience in manufacturing operations
  • Previous experience managing others

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s Degree from accredited institution
  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Six Sigma Certification
  • Professional Engineering license
  • Engineering experience with switchboards
  • Project Management certificate


  • Fluent in Spanish is an asset
  • Extensive knowledge and technical expertise in ETO processes and engineering methods.
  • Extensive knowledge of ANSI, IEEE, and NEMA Standards.
  • Excellent Design Software (CAD) and engineering tool knowledge and skills

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.