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Eaton

Regional Power Electronics Technology Manager (091994)

Technology

Information Technology Manager

Yearly

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Michigan, United States

Eaton Corporation is currently seeking a Regional Power Electronics Technology Manager to join our team. This position is based in Southfield, MI.The Regional Technology Manager will be responsible for managing a team of scientists & engineers specializing in various technology areas that are part of the Power Electronics group within Eaton Research Labs. The principal goal includes the execution of the technology roadmaps and portfolio as it relates to North America region, including meeting the schedule, scope, cost and technical targets for all research and development efforts under his/her control, as well as developing and managing customer relationships with Eaton stakeholders and maintaining a sound business case for the projects under their direction. The Technology Manager is also responsible for developing and maintaining relationships with the external technical community and academia, and leveraging these partnerships for significant advancements in research in the area of power conversion and power systems as relevant for Eaton. Moreover, the candidate will provide leadership to the department in terms of guidance, coaching and development, selection and retention, and administrative leadership for the department.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. Its where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potentialand where you can help us reach ours. In this role you will:+ Champion technology realization programs utilizing our internal project execution processes, including Gate Reviews, Design Reviews, and Technical Reviews.+ Direct the development of advanced technology projects, monitor achievements, collaborate with Program Managers in the development of detailed project plans, lead globally diverse cross-functional project teams effectively and manage selected projects under the guidelines of our internal stage-gate process.+ Monitor and report overall performance of responsible projects and deliver periodic Project Status Reports, Quarterly Reports and other reports using specified reporting processes.+ Define, acquire, and upgrade as necessary lab/experimental infrastructure necessary to execute the projects through capital appropriation requests.+ Implement policies and procedures on various functional specializations, such as EHS, finance, HR, corporate, and facilities related.+ Foster an environment for creativity while promoting the generation of value added intellectual property and maintain and defend existing patents that cover the technology needs of the businesses.+ Lead and develop employees and facilitate global communication and cooperation between locations. QualificationsBasic Qualifications:+ Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution+ Minimum of 7 years industrial or entrepreneurial experience+ Must be legally eligible to work in the United States on an on-going basis without Company sponsorship+ This position requires the use of information or access to technology which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR/EAR. ITAR/EAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee. Preferred Qualifications+ Masters of Science degree in power electronics and/or electrification of transportation from an accredited institution+ PhD in power electronics and/or electrification of transportation from an accredited institution+ 5-7 years in low and medium voltage power conversion and power electronics engineering, including creating specifications, defining application space, designing technical solution concepts, and building and testing prototypes to validate models/hypotheses+ 2-3 years experience managing a team Position Criteria+ Demonstrated expertise in the following areas: Power Electronics for Electrical Vehicles charging; high-power density electronics; energy storage; alternative power generation and distribution; power systems and electric machine controls; EV converters and traction drives and more electric aircraft+ Program management capability in new product development with multiple stakeholders in a matrixed organizations+ Business acumen with proven record of formulating value proposition+ Excellent English communication and presentation skills (oral and written)We make what matters work. Everywhere you lookfrom the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every dayyoull find one thing in common. It all relies on power. Thats why Eaton is dedicated to improving peoples 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. Were ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and were committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.Job: EngineeringRegion: North America US/Puerto RicoOrganization: CTO Corporate Technology OfficeJob Level: ManagerSchedule: Full-timeIs remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: NoDoes this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country onlyTravel: Yes, 10 % of the TimeEaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.