Eaton Corporation Product Development Engineer - Electric controls (hydraulics) in Prague, Czech Republic
Eaton's European Innovation Center has an opening for a:
Senior Engineer - Electric controls (hydraulics)
Find more efficient way to manage the hydraulic power :
Do you like working on research and technology projects?
Do you want hands on experiences working on innovative and new technologies in electrical + Hydraulics (Blended power)?
Are you looking for a modern, multinational and friendly environment?
(20min from the center)
What are our responsibilities in global Eaton Engineering Function
Corporate Research & Technology focuses on the front end of innovation by: conducting research to advance the state of the art, emphasizing cross-business impact technologies, and innovating to provide Eaton’s customers’ with safe, efficient, and reliable power management solutions.
The Electromechanical / Electrohydraulic Systems (EM/EHS) team has the principal goal of identifying, developing, and justifying commercialization of significant growth opportunities for diverse Eaton businesses in the area of electrohydraulic and hydro mechanical technologies related to fluid systems and machinery, including system architecture, valves, pumps, motors, cylinders, compressors, fittings, and conveyance. The team engages in leading and executing technology programs, applying mechanical engineering theory and practice to Hydraulic, Vehicle, Aerospace, and Electrical applications.
First days and months:
Learn about various hydraulic products, systems, electronic controls.
Get familiar with current state of art of hydraulics in the EUROPE market applications.
Create some innovative solution concepts on future technology and present them to the leadership.
Have daily support from our colleagues in Prague, India and USA.
Further broader goals/responsibilities for this role are :
Generate the ideas/solutions which can be implemented by the customers in more than 3 years from now.
Support the projects on combining electrical and hydraulic system opportunities by collaborating with teams from global Hydraulic divisions.
Technical execution responsibility for complex systems and solutions which include hydraulic hardware, embedded controls, electronics hardware and electro-hydraulic testing.
Work with external partnerships, outside technologies and best practices to bring to Eaton.
Actively works in open innovation events with universities and external institutes
Lead/Support in government proposal preparation and/or project execution
We would like you to know:
Masters/PHD degree in Mechanical Engineering / Mechatronics with theoretical knowledge on electric controls from an accredited institution
Knowhow of electric controls ( hydraulic/mechanical systems)
Industry exposure in fluid systems research or engineering, specifically system level modeling to conduct trade studies and down-select architectures
Technical risk mitigation methodologies like AgileStarts
What we can offer to you:
Excellent working environment – yoga, table tennis on site, friendly team and much more
Quiet location in the green, only 20 min from the Prague centre metro station
Learning & Development - we invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University (on-site in Prague)
Unique career development in various industrial sectors in Prague and international Eaton locations
Team of professionals, opportunity to learn new technologies.
Being close to other innovation projects of Eaton
Looking forward to hearing from you!
Yogiraj and Eaton's hiring team
The Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) offers an exciting, engaging, and fun environment for creative engineers who are looking for great learning, advancement, and technology leadership opportunities in a broad range of technological fields and in an highly diverse team of researchers and engineers.
With almost 100 employees we are a vibrant Engineering and Innovation Center for electrical, vehicle, hydraulic, and aerospace applications for the region focus on businesses in Europe, Middle-East & Africa.
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.
Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector
Job Level: Individual Contributor
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
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.