Eaton Corporation Senior Engineer – Hydraulic controls in Prague, Czech Republic

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.

Eaton’s Corporate Research & Technology Centre of Excellence opened a new position for a

Senior Engineer – Hydraulic controls (Electrical + Hydraulic systems research and design)

The role description:

  • 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) 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.

  • The Lead Engineer is expected to serve as a technical lead and technical contributor on projects within the team. He is responsible for meeting the schedule, scope, cost and technical targets for all efforts under their control. He is expected to write to technical papers and presentations as well as IP generation through authoring (or co-authoring) disclosures and patents.

  • The Lead Engineer should serve as a subject matter expert within the area of EM/EHS for Eaton. This includes developing and maintaining relationships with the external technical community and academia, active participation in industry or technical groups and events, etc. Finally as a subject matter expert internally the Lead Engineer will be expected to mentor junior staff and consult with internal business & engineering customers

Qualifications

  • PhD degree in Mechanical Engineering or Materials Science with emphasis on fluid dynamics & theoretical knowledge on Hydraulic systems and its controls from an accredited institution

  • Post degree experience with industry exposure in fluid systems research or engineering, specifically system level modeling to conduct trade studies and down-select architectures for hydraulic systems, components, and it's electronic controls

  • Experience with prototype fluid system design and the cycle of build, test, data capture, and analysis through formalized and disciplined experimentation

  • Diversified experience on developing various electrohydraulic blended power (Electrical controls + Hydraulics) systems and their controls

  • Experience with hydro power generation, renewable energy, and fluid machinery

What Eaton offers:

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics is really important for us

  • Culture & Values - Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day

  • 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)

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: Corporate Sector

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

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.