Eaton Corporation Project Leader (m/f) in Soest, Germany

Eaton Corporate Sector has an opening for:

Project Leader (m/f)

Location: Soest - Germany

In the role of the Project Leader you are responsible for the successful execution of the New Product Development Projects for Central Power Systems - Emergency Lighting and the budget allocation.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsibility for the Project Management of the Life Safety Division’s CPS-EL product range

  • Ensure that standard Project Management processes are utilized and continuously improved. This improvement will be reflected in successive PROLaunch assessments.

  • Collaborate with other CPS-EL Project- / Product & Program Manager to ensure well-coordinated and harmonized project execution for the different Emergency Lighting product segments.

  • Ensure adequate support to the project teams by coordinating project reviews, preparing & publishing project metrics.

  • Establish and maintain effective metrics for quality, technical performance and delivery of the projects running across the division through all of the PROLaunch phases.

  • Maintain and improve key Project Management tools and facilities such as the Divisional PROLaunch SharePoint

  • Manage specific assigned projects with responsibility for project scope delivery and successful execution within technical, time schedule, cost and quality commitments


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Electrical Engineering degree preferred

  • Project Management qualification

  • comprehensive experience in Project Management; or a combination of Project Management with some Engineering and/or Product Development Management experience

  • experienced in New Product Development (NPD) projects

  • proven Leadership skills - capability to lead change in an Integrated Product Development Teams (IPT) environment across multiple sites

  • proficient in Project Management methodologies, processes and tools with ability to work in a matrix environment

  • excellent communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written with ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations to Eaton management and customer

  • strong analytical skills and business acumen

  • Broad technical knowledge gained within a product development/industry

  • German, fluency in English is a must

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.

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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.

Tätigkeit: Engineering

Region: Europa, Naher Osten, Afrika

Organisation: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA

Funktionsebene: Angestellte/r

Beschäftigungsart: Vollzeit

Ermöglicht diese Position eine Versetzung?: Keine

Reisebereitschaft: Ja, 10 % der Zeit

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