Eaton Corporation Senior Product Engineer in Wilsonville, Oregon

Eaton located in Wilson, OR has an opening for a Senior Product Engineer. The position does offer relocation assistance.

The Senior Product Engineer will execute administrative and engineering/technical functions in support of the goals established for the Power Center’s manufacture of high quality Power Distribution equipment & aftermarket products; Primary focus on the mechanical engineering of our products.

Essential Functions:

  • Prepare drawings/MI’s for shop personnel to assemble power distribution equipment and aftermarket products.

  • Provide technical support for customers and plant personnel

  • Prepare Engineering drawings for team to ensure these items are manufactured on time to meet customer commitments

  • Act as backup to the Power Distribution Sales Engineer in the product line to provide technical support to the customers and engineers.

  • Maintain good working relationships with customers, distributors, Eaton sales personnel and internal plant personnel in support of a quality customer service effort

  • Maintain and encourage an air of teamwork among others

  • Act as technical resource in support of our Engineering teams and production.

  • Stay abreast of Eaton technical product developments through training or other means

  • Perform all applicable POM uploads and changes

  • Electrical & mechanical design using AutoCAD

  • Execute and monitor AAP (Warranty) Requests

  • Inventor design


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 2 years’ experience designing and applying power distribution and control equipment

  • Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution

  • Experience with Power Distribution Equipment

  • Experience with Eaton applications (Bidman and VISTA)

Position Criteria:

  • Ability to problem-solve and analyze product application issues and drive them to root cause resolution

  • Ability to multi-task and manage several projects simultaneously

  • Must be able to work well in a small team environment

  • Demonstrated ability to effectively interface with internal peers and customers

  • Must be a strong team player that enjoys a fast paced environment

  • Health and Safety Responsibilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skill

  • Knowledge of basic electricity

  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills

  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook

  • Working knowledge of AutoCAD

  • Strong business acumen

  • Inventor knowledge

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

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.

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 United States and / or Puerto Rico

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time