Eaton Corporation Metallurgy Engineer in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Eaton’s Hydraulics Power Motion Control Division is seeking a Metallurgy Engineer. The Metallurgy Engineer will be based out of our Eden Prairie, MN location.

Positon Overview:

The Metallurgy Engineer will be responsible for leading/facilitating special processing and metallurgical issues, both internally and with external suppliers. Will also implement established and new procedures to facilitate the execution of successful Metallurgical Engineering principles.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Participate in the development of new product development or revisions to existing products to meet market needs, profitability goals, reliability requirements and manufacturing capability in accordance with standard development practices.

  • Initiate new project plans, which include the scheduled actions and the resources required to meet the project objectives. Execute projects according to the established plan.

  • Maintain professional development through training opportunities in the field of his/her expertise.

  • Continuous awareness of emerging Metallurgical technologies to keep abreast of industry trends. Works with management to recommend opportunities for technology advancement.

  • Prepare and perform testing on micro specimens with various testing equipment to support Engineering, Manufacturing and Customer Service.

  • Measure and analyze test results, and determine potential treat processes as needed.

  • Conduct inspections.

  • Operate and maintain lab testing equipment.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or Material Science from an accredited institution.

  • Internship or co-op experience in the Engineering or Material Science fields.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

  • No relocation assistance is being provided. Only candidates that currently reside within a 50 mile radius of Eden Prairie, MN will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year Metallurgy Engineering experience

  • In-depth knowledge of the effect of processing on microstructures and material properties of ferrous and non-ferrous materials, including understanding an iron-carbon phase diagram.

  • Technical writing experience.

Position Criteria:

  • Willing to travel 10% of the time.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time