Eaton Corporation Customer Order Engineer in Greenwood, South Carolina

Eaton has an immediate opening for a Customer Order Engineer located in Greenwood, SC.

Provide professional engineering services with minimal direction to interpret customer drawings and specifications for manufacturing or related product; interact with sales force and customers on job specific details such as on board approvals and witness tests, design circuits to meet application requirements; create engineering documentation for drafting, procurement, and manufacturing; provide coordination for technical guidance to production personnel as appropriate; support product marketing, and provide negotiation and application support for field sales.

  • Maintain current knowledge/expertise of product engineering technologies, competitor capabilities, practices, market conditions, and channels.

  • Provide engineering functions in support of product marketing, manufacturing, and sales in line with company and product line objectives.

  • Serve as primary division contact for customers as technical liaison in all aspects of product application, performance, and compliance to specifications and solutions to complex customer problems

  • Review and analyze product configurations and components, design circuits, perform engineering calculations, and provide input to other departments including drafting, purchasing, and manufacturing personnel.

  • Participate in company activities such as product design, market and product improvements, productivity, quality and safety improvements.

  • Participate in customer project review/drawing approval meetings.

  • Perform other related activities and special projects as assigned.

  • Support other members of the team as needed.

  • Participate and lead in customer inspections and witness tests.

  • Provide project management of orders to meet OTP objectives, reduce cycle times, manage changes to order requirements and assist with product warranty.

  • All employees are expected to comply with the environment, health, and safety guidelines.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution is required.

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

Position Criteria:

  • Strong analytical, presentation and customer service skills

  • Ability to communicate technical information to customers and manufacturing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience in an industrial/manufacturing environment

  • Experience with PLC or relay programming

  • Project management experience

  • Internship/Co-Op experience

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time