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Senior Engineer - New Product Development

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Jackson
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

Eaton's Fuel and Motion Control Systems division, a part of our Aerospace group, is currently seeking a Senior Engineer - New Product Development to join our team. Relocation is available for candidates currently located within the United States.

Position Overview:

The Senior New Product Development Engineer will perform engineering assignments involving responsibility appropriate to experience level, including design and design analysis of complex products, analysis of engineering problems, the development of engineering design documentation to support design concepts.

This is an experienced level position in a team devoted to meeting customer demands by designing and certification testing hydraulic components for specific applications on various commercial and military aircraft. Products include electric motor pumps, engine driven pumps, hydraulic motors, hydraulic heat exchangers, and hydraulic reservoirs.

Engineers in the New Product Development group work directly with engineering teams at top aircraft manufacturers such as Boeing, Airbus, General Dynamics, Textron (Bell), United Technologies, Lockheed Martin, Northrop Grumman, Dassault, Blue Origin, and Embraer along with many more around the world. Every product is uniquely designed to meet customer specifications. We customize our existing products for new applications and are developing new ways to address changing market demands.

This video highlights some of the products we design and manufacture for aircraft: http://videos.eaton.com/detail/videos/aerospace/video/2404968155001/eaton-s-hydraulics-products-for-aerospace?autoStart=true

The Fuel and Motion Control Systems Division of Eaton's Aerospace Group, has an opening for a Sr. Engineer in the New Product Development department in Jackson, MS. Our facility has approximately 500 employees and is a leader in the design, development, manufacture and delivery of Aerospace hydraulic components, systems and services to the global aftermarket and OEM markets. Our products provide power for aircraft flight controls, landing gear, brakes, steering, thrust reverse, utilities, and emergency systems.

Eaton is a growing, diverse company with many locations in the U.S. and around the globe. There is more information about Eaton at the end of this posting and you can follow this link to learn more about our vision and goals: http://www.eaton.com/us/en-us/company/about-us/vision-goals.html

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.

In this function you will:

  • Perform a variety of design and engineering calculations generally involving the application of advanced but standard mathematical formulas and available tabled or charted data. May derive formulas for the set up and solution of engineering problems.
  • Prepare test procedures and specifications in conjunction with engineering assignment. Advise laboratory personnel relative to equipment operation, test requirements and procedures, etc. Evaluation of test results to determine the adequacy of equipment design and/or determine if design modifications are needed.
  • Provide necessary inputs to, monitor status of, and direct the engineering service groups that are conducting tasks such as drafting or analysis.
  • Analyze and prepare designs for component or subassemblies, standard products, or simple systems and develop criteria for determining if design modifications are required.
  • Drive cost reduction results through analysis and preparation of engineering change proposals. Evaluate and establish root cause and corrective actions for unit non-conformances and test failures. Address problems/issues through root cause and corrective actions (RCCA).
  • Prepare and review a variety of engineering drawings as required to determine the functional adequacy and feasibility of the design and/or design modifications. Prepare and/or guide design layouts using CREO to check operational feasibility of requested changes.
  • Organize and prepare presentation material for review of design and design changes with more experienced engineers, engineering management, and other stakeholders. Prepare and submit various reports related to assignment.
  • Participate in and lead the preparation of engineering proposals by compiling, preparing and providing technical data.
  • Coordinate phases of small design projects at a technical level compatible with this classification including recommending scope of project, cost and schedule estimates, developing a design to meet specifications, liaison with other concerned activities, etc.
  • Prepare and conduct design reviews and design discussions directly with the customer. More senior engineers would typically be present in the most critical of these discussions, but to offer only minimal guidance. the customer. More senior engineers would typically be present in the most critical of these discussions, but to offer only minimal guidance.

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 Aerospace Engineering from an accredited university
  • Minimum two (2) years of engineering design experience
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Experience in machinery design
  • Experience with CREO (or PRO Engineer preferred), 3D CAD modeling and the creation of detailed drawings
  • Knowledge of standard aerospace manufacturing processes and ability to design for manufacturability
  • Knowledge of typical DFSS tools and processes such as design of experiments, statistical analysis, tolerancing, etc.
  • Experience with project and schedule management
  • Knowledge of aerospace component test methods and capabilities
  • Ability to interpret aerospace technical requirement, knowledge of industry standard requirements, and ability to flow system and component requirements down to sub-components

Position Criteria:

  • Attention to detail and ability to think critically
  • Self-starter with ability to learn and apply new concepts quickly
  • Ability to learn and apply new concepts.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Sense of responsibility and ownership
  • The selected applicant should be a fast-thinker and problem solver
  • Knowledge of basic Microsoft and Microsoft Office application
  • Up to 10% travel required.

We are 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.


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: North America - US/Puerto Rico

Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Keywords: Eaton Corporation, Jackson , Senior Engineer - New Product Development, Other , Jackson, Mississippi

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