Eaton Corporation Application Engineer in Leicestershire, United Kingdom

The successful candidate will be responsible for providing technical support and selecting suitable protection solutions to key strategic customers, comprising of new product development, customer design iterations and application service activities.

The essential functions of this role are:

  • Cooperate with assigned OEM design departments on new applications and provide accurate technical answers to enquiries

  • Propose and specify new product extensions to meet customers' needs for high-end solutions.

  • Maintain personal contact and establish important rapports with OEM Engineers to secure continuing and growing market acceptance of products

  • Work closely with key customers to detect technical trends

  • Conduct and coordinate high and low power product testing as required

  • Provide technical training and product familiarisation to internal and external customers

  • Support key initiatives to expand the product portfolio outside of over current protection product groups

  • Work closely with the global Engineering team to standardize on systems and processes to allow effective collaboration across all engineering groups

  • Maintenance of product literature

  • Support and develop programs and promotional activities to strengthen market position for sustained product lines


The successful candidate should have a degree within the power electronics, electronics or physics fields of study.

Previous experience within an applications role or electrical environment would be desirable but is not essential.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: ICPD

Job Level: Entry Level

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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