Eaton Corporation Engineering Intern in Southfield, Michigan

We make what matters work.

At Eaton, we believe that power, whether it’s electrical, hydraulic or mechanical power -- is a fundamental part of people’s lives. Technology, transportation, energy and infrastructure—these are things the world relies on every day. That’s why we are dedicated to helping our customers across the world find new ways to manage power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. And we’re committed to improving people’s lives, the communities where we live and work, and the planet our future generations will depend on. Because that’s what really matters–and we’re here to make sure it works.

While our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services, our culture and what we value can be represented in six essential leadership attributes expected of all Eaton employees.

  • We’re ethical -- we play by the rules and act with integrity.

  • We’re passionate -- we care deeply about what we do. We set high expectations and we perform.

  • We’re accountable -- we seek responsibility and take ownership. We do what we say.

  • We’re efficient -- we value speed and simplicity.

  • We’re transparent -- we say what we think. We make it okay to disagree.

  • We learn – we are curious, adaptable, and willing to teach what we know.

You want to make an impact in the world. At Eaton, we’re solving some of the toughest challenges on the planet. Our Early Talent Programs ensure that you have a multitude of opportunities to make an impact across a global organization. Participants in our Early Talent Programs work to solve real-world challenges while developing the skills required to lead at the next level. Early Talent assignments hold true significance to our businesses. In turn, participants gain enriching and diverse experiences and work side by side with experienced leaders to power their careers.

About Eaton:

As 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. We have approximately 96,000 employees across the world, and sell products to customers in more than 175 countries.

Position Overview:

The intern will collaborate with members of the Eaton leadership team in several key areas, including but not limited to:

Technical Support on projects such as:

Waste Energy Recovery (WER):

  • Design mounting/installation hardware (bypass path, exhaust plenum configuration after LP-EGR)

  • Support WER Integration (communication, RPECS connection)for University of Michigan engine dyno testing

  • Oil cart integration and control

  • bypass valve (construction, installation, support)

  • motor control (expander)

  • Testing support

EAVS (Eaton Supercharger):

  • Plenum Integration (EAVS, LP-EGR, WER) help with CAD & GT simulation

  • By pass valve (identify fast response valve to support program targets) procurement

  • Support UofM for Motor control

Project Management Support:

  • Track the project tasks and deliver the milestones on time

  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports for University of Michigan and ARPA-E

  • Deliver the progress update monthly presentation to Eaton leadership team


Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements):

  • Pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Average cumulative GPA of a 3.0 or above (please do not round)

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience – Engine dyno test cell, CAD design and 1D modelling

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: CTO Corporate Technology Office

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Eaton 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.