Eaton Corporation Mechanical Engineer in Guangdong Sheng, China

PRIMARY FUNCTION:

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State the primary function or overall purpose of your position.

Eaton located in CHINA has an opening for Mechanical Engineer for the creative development of new recessed products. This position will have the responsibility of the overall mechanical design of the product. This position will work closely with the Recessed Program Manager, Optical Design Group, Electrical Engineering, Sourcing Eaton Manufacturing personnel and Vendors to develop the products in an organized and expedient fashion. The design engineer will be responsible for meeting the overall project schedule and budget. Presentation of each stage and completion of the project through the utilization of the Eaton PROLaunch (Six-Sigma) process is required.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Limit yourself to 8-12 statements)

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List the essential functions (i.e. key responsibilities with expected end results) which must be accomplished in order to fulfil the purpose of your position as described above.

  • Work in conjunction with remote engineering located in Peachtree City, GA USA and internal resources to create the overall project timeline as well as define deliverables and drive team to completion.

  • Ensures design progression via CAD modeling reviews, thermal and mechanical analysis, drawing and model retention, testing plan creation, test review and coordinate with internal as well as third-party compliance.

  • Ensures project tooling budget and product cost requirements are being met.

  • Coordinates with Sourcing personnel to ensure vendors are identified, quotations are being obtained and quality standards/form deliverables are being met.

  • Coordinates with manufacturing vendor to ensure production site has been identified, production equipment and other requirements are being put in place and production readiness is achieved both for internal and supplier plants.

  • Conduct design reviews as well as the Design and Process Failure Mode Effect Analysis (DFMEA, PFMEA) sessions to Identifying project risks and develop response plans

  • In conjunction with other team members present the project status at PROLaunch.

POSITION CRITERIA

  • Experience with and proven knowledge of injection molded plastic, die cast, sheet metal design, manufacturing methods & processes

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with and demonstrated proficiency with Solidworks 3-D modeling software

  • Well-developed and demonstrated interpersonal skills

Qualifications

DIMENSIONS:

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Record any measurable statistics which your position impacts such as production expenses, maintenance expenses, sales volumes, payroll costs, capital expenditures, research budgets, cost of purchases, value of inventories controlled, employees supervised (direct and indirect).

Suppliers spending, cost of purchases, SOTD, PPM and inventory costs.

SPECIALIZED KNOWLEDGE:

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Describe any specialized knowledge or skill (e.g., technical, scientific, administrative, managerial), which your position requires.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 3 years product design experience

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with and demonstrated proficiency with 3-D modeling software.

  • Well-developed English written and oral communication skills.

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • A minimum of 3 years of product design experience with lighting fixtures

  • Working knowledge of LED product design including understanding of electrical parameters and thermal behaviors

  • Basic understanding of electrical engineering principles

  • Familiarity with all design, manufacturing and regulatory (UL, CE, etc.) aspects of LED lighting systems for general lighting

POSITION CRITERIA

  • Experience with and proven knowledge of injection molded plastic, die cast, sheet metal design, manufacturing methods & processes

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience with and demonstrated proficiency with Solidworks 3-D modeling software

  • Well-developed and demonstrated interpersonal skills

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

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Describe all other aspects of your position that you feel are important and which have not been adequately covered (i.e. unique problems encountered, special freedom to take action, critical outside contacts, exceptional working conditions etc.)

Frequent travelling is needed on project basis, mainly in China (approximately 30% - 40%).

Frequent conference calls with Lighting PTC at night time, mainly at week days

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 Eaton.com.

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www. Eaton.com/careers.

Job: Engineering

Region: Asia Pacific

Organization: EPG LD Lighting Division

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: Yes, 25 % of the Time