Eaton Corporation Aerospace Polymer Additive Manufacturing Engineering Specialist in Beltsville, Maryland
Eaton’s Aerospace division is seeking an Aerospace Polymer Additive Sr. Engineering Specialist to join our team. The position will be based in Irvine, CA; Los Angeles, CA; Torrance, CA; Camarillo, CA; Southfield, MI; Jackson, MI; Jackson, MS; Eastanollee, GA; Glenolden, PA; Grand Rapids, MI; Euclid, OH; North Charleston, SC; Bethel, CT; OR our Beltsville, MD facility.
Eaton’s Aerospace Group is seeking an innovative, passionate, and entrepreneurial engineering leader to manage its growing polymer additive manufacturing (AM) portfolio. The role involves working with the global Aerospace engineering team and Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence in Southfield Michigan to identify and develop new opportunities for polymer AM as well as developing and executing the polymer AM strategy.
The successful applicant will be responsible for identifying and developing specific polymer additive manufacturing opportunities in the Aerospace Business. The role will work closely with the Product Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, and Commercial teams as well as customers. The individual must have a strong and innovative engineering acumen with the technical aptitude to fully leverage the capabilities of additive manufacturing to identify novel solutions, including metal to polymer conversions. The role will support the development of these opportunities serving as both the applications engineer and PreLaunch program manager who guides the IPT teams during early development of the product.
In this position you will:
Develop new product design solutions leveraging the capability of Additive Manufacturing for improved development speed, cost and/or performance.
Envision innovative solutions that are enabled by additive manufacturing and “sell” that vision to the teams.
Work with Eaton Corporate Research and Technology (CRT), Additive Manufacturing Center of Excellence (both Southfield Michigan and Pune India), and external partners to develop the processes required to manufacture and commercialize identified targets.
Develop the strategy, roadmap and execution plan for leveraging the capabilities of polymer additive manufacturing within the business.
Recommend design solutions, influence the final design construct, and connect targets to the appropriate Additive Manufacturing Process.
Guide the effort to deploy polymer additive manufacturing across the organization including ensuring the continued education of the cross-functional organization. This includes formal and informal training on the various Additive Manufacturing Technologies.
Support internal/external innovation workshops to identify potential game-changing solutions enabled by Additive Manufacturing, prioritize them, and hold gate reviews to ensure business alignment and support.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree in Material Science or Engineering from an accredited institution.
Minimum of 3 years of product development experience.
Minimum of 2 years of additive manufacturing experience.
Must be a US Citizen
No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Irvine, CA 92618; Los Angeles, CA 90039; Torrance, CA 90502; Camarillo, CA 93010; Southfield, MI 48076; Jackson, MI 49203; Jackson, MS 39206; Eastanollee, GA 30538; Glenolden, PA 19036; Grand Rapids, MI 49512; Euclid, OH 44117; North Charleston, SC 29418; Bethel, CT 06801; OR Beltsville, MD 20705 will be considered.
Advanced degree in polymer material science, engineering, or business (with an engineering background) from an accredited institution.
Experience in aerospace new product development.
Experience managing a cross-functional technical team to develop concepts into solutions.
Position Success Criteria:
Willing to travel up to 25% of the time.
Demonstrated ability to invent to create innovative solutions.
Demonstrated project management skills.
Proven track record of driving change.
Demonstrated ability to develop and execute technology development plans.
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Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER Aerospace Group
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.