Eaton Corporation Custom Order Designer in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Eaton’s Power Distribution Control Assemblies Division is seeking a Custom Order Designer to be based out of our Fayetteville, NC facility.

Position Overview:

Originate, develop, and check: complex mechanical and/or electrical design layouts, assemblies, test fixtures, detail and fabrication drawings, and/or schematic diagrams of products using computer-aided engineering systems. Apply proficient technical knowledge to design and develop assemblies through the application of diverse technical principles and practices. Direct the activities of detail drafters in support of the layouts established by higher-level designers / engineers. Create 3D CAD assembly models in support of the conceptual layouts.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Work to standard procedures or written and oral instructions from supervisor.

  • Act as ECN Administrator and ensure efficient completion of the process for each ECN.

  • Demonstrate advanced computer skills with required software.

  • Provide technical assistance to manufacturing / engineering groups.

  • Address and resolve issues that surface with little to no supervision

  • Coordinate with different levels of the organization to ensure schedules are met.

  • Demonstrate a high and diverse level of tool use as well as develop tools.

  • Demonstrate an advanced level of product knowledge.

  • Support tooling and material information

  • Demonstrate the ability to handle multiple projects/assignments/duties

  • Proficient use of the ECN and Document Management Systems to process changes and implement new product information.

  • Capable of successfully managing complex projects to a timeline and following Eaton's PROLaunch process. These projects may include working directly with field sales or the end customer

  • Tracks and reports trends to manager using data collection and analysis techniques such as Pareto and Gant charts. Uses this data to develop solutions to reverse negative trends

  • Capable of troubleshooting and programming devices such as adjustable frequency drives, solid state starters, device net systems and programmable logic controllers

  • Capable of designing control circuits that include the above

  • Proficiently use EBOM to create new assemblies

  • Lead project teams such as 8-D, cost reduction, greenbelt, etc.

  • Recognized as a technical resource by peers and others looking to them to solve problems and find solutions.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma / GED with at least 1 year of relevant experience, or an associate’s degree in an engineering/technology major from an accredited institution with some relevant experience. Relevant experience is defined as the use of computer-aided design software to create engineered drawings and/or experience and knowledge of the design and manufacturing of motor control centers and/or package control assemblies.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within a 50 mile radius of the Fayetteville, NC facility will be considered.

  • Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with AutoCAD or Inventor

Position Criteria:

  • Understanding and application of drafting standards and techniques (using computer-aided engineering software)

  • Capability to visualize components, features and assemblies in three-dimensional space

  • Ability to use required engineering software tools and other common computer software (word processing, e-mail, spreadsheets, etc.)

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: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor

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: No