Eaton Corporation Senior Product Engineer - Valvetrain in China

This is a position for product engineering focusing on valve-train business in VG China. The Sr. product Engineer (PE) should design the right products to meet the requirements from AE/customers, such as Valves, Rocker Arm, Hydraulic Lash Adjuster, Pump Actuator, Engine Brake and other related valve train products. The PE will compile the DFMEA, DVP&R according to the application, define and confirm the tests for the new project development and failure analysis. The PE will also visit and convince customers to accept Eaton technologies and products along with application engineers and sales. VAVE is a part of the PE’s responsibilities. With this PE, product engineering auto team will have capacity of designing valve train products for China market.

A. Review and analyze product layout and reliability calculation

B. Develop valve-train products on drawings, materials selection, parts list and specifications

C. Specify and coordinate laboratory and testing requirements

D. Conduct valve-train package study and kinematics and dynamics analysis

E. Create and maintain system DFMEA, DVP&R and participate in PFMEA, CP establishment

F. Cooperate with American and European team from technical perspective

G. Learn new technologies in engine subsystem

H. Conduct product failure analysis, problem shooting, FEA

I Conduct VAVE proposals and engineering activities

J. Communicate with experts abroad and at home on testing and test preparation

K. Good communication both in English and Chinese, High standards for personal performance and work ethics


Basic qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree in Automotive/Mechanical Engineering or Material Engineering

  • 5 years of work experience

  • Familiar to development process for automotive products

  • Ability of Failure analysis and problem shooting

  • Good communication in Chinese and English-writing and oral

  • Legally authorized to work in China

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with the automotive industry

  • Experience with vehicle engine technologies (advanced boosting, valves, valve actuation technology)

  • Large scale, cross functional project team experience

  • Experience on engine/engine component design or testing

  • Familiarity with DFSS and/or DFM engineering tools such as DFMEA, DVP&R or APQP

  • Familiarity with office tools such as Visual Basic, Excel, Word, PowerPoint and/or proficiency in AutoCAD or Pro-E

  • Experience working with international locations and customers

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Job: Engineering

Region: Asia Pacific

Organization: VEH PDMP EAM

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

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