Eaton Corporation Electrical Product Engineer in Long Branch, New Jersey

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is hiring a Electrical Product Engineer. The Electrical Product Engineer will be based out of our Long Branch, NJ facility.

Position Overview :

The Electrical Product Engineer provides production support and creates and drives VA/VE and product improvement initiatives to ensure best quality and performance at the highest value. This position works closely with Manufacturing, Quality, and Supply Chain to provide production support, qualification of new suppliers and processes, and troubleshoot and resolve product issues to present recurrence in concert with Product Management.

The Electrical Product Engineer reports directly to the Engineering Manager. The position will regularly interface with all personnel in the engineering, sourcing, manufacturing, finance, product management, and compliance departments and as needed with other disciplines within Eaton as well as outside vendor resources.

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Sustaining engineering support to ensure existing products are maintained in production.

  • Troubleshoot analog and digital circuits including A/D, D/A, power supplies, embedded microcontrollers, xenon and LED devices, and piezo and loudspeaker audio devices.

  • Resolve product related technical and component sourcing issues and then initiate and implement design changes

  • Prepare project plans and schedules to assign and complete work required for sustaining and VA/VE projects


Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 3+ years engineering work experience

  • Minimum 2+ working with laboratory equipment (oscilloscope, multimeters, function generators, soldering iron)

  • Legally authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

  • No relocation is provided. Only candidates that reside within 50 miles of Long Branch, NJ will be considered

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Minimum 3 + years’ experience designing and releasing products in a life safety, mission critical, medical, and/or regulatory controlled environment is preferred

  • Minimum 3 + years’ of design experience with cost-sensitive electrical PCBA’s for mid to high volume production

  • Minimum 3 + years’ experience with Optical design and measurement

  • Minimum 3 + years’ experience with Audio amplifiers design

  • Minimum 3 + years’ experience with Switch mode power supply design (AC/DC and DC/DC)

  • Minimum 3 + years’ of design experience for EMI/EMC

  • DFSS (Design For Six Sigma), DFM, DFA, DFMEA experience

Position Criteria:

  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

  • Strong analytical problem solving skills

  • Proven ability to solve practical problems, develop, execute test plans and demonstrate validation

  • The ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagrammatic, etc. forms and move project to completion

  • High level of computer literacy

  • Ability to design and create schematic drawings

  • Experience working in a cross functional environment

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: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA

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, 10 % of the Time