Eaton Corporation Product Design Engineer in Burlington, Ontario

Eaton Electrical is currently seeking a Product Design Engineer to join our team! This position is based at our Burlington, ON facility.

The Product Design Engineer is responsible for new product design/efficiency initiatives primarily for Switchboards, but may also include Automatic Transfer Switches.

The primary function of the role is the design of specialized electrical assemblies for use in the Canadian market. Working with a preliminary marketing specification, this person will be intimately involved in every aspect of the product design process from the point of product inception right through to and including the manufacturing process.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

  • You will provide engineering support to various Canadian product groups including the main plant and satellite locations;

  • You will enhance and support engineering processes across Canada;

  • You will prepare, monitor, maintain and ensure adherence to project timelines, budgets and processes.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

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

  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in designing electrical products or assemblies

  • Experience using 3D CAD software

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within a 80 kilometer radius of the Burlington, ON facility will be considered.

  • Must be authorized to work in Canada without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • P.Eng designation

  • Experience and working knowledge of Project Management methodology

  • Experience using Inventor, SolidWorks, ProE

  • Experience with power distribution assemblies

Position Success Criteria:

  • Knowledge of testing requirements (short circuit, thermal, seismic) and standards for certification purposes (pertaining to CSA, UL and/or FM)

  • Knowledge of BOM structures, Enovia and Oracle (or equivalent)

  • Excellent communication and analytical skills to effectively think through a problem systematically and move projects forward

  • Full proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Use of Autodesk Inventor and AutoCAD programs to produce 3D concepts, models, drawings, designs and documentation for distribution and control products (primarily Switchboards and Magnum Automatic Transfer Switches) based on the relevant product standards

  • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment

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Job: Engineering

Region: North America – Canada

Organization: ESSG CA Canada

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

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