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Eaton Corporation Lead Controls Engineer in Galesburg, Michigan

Eaton’s Vehicle Group is currently seeking a Lead Controls Engineer to join our eMobility team. This position is based at our Southfield, MI or Galesburg, MI or Marshall, MI location.

Position Overview:

In this role, the Lead Controls Engineer will design, implement and validate production and experimental electro-mechanical controls algorithm. Collaborate and support Software & Controls team members, Chief Engineers, platform team engineers and other stakeholders across the Industrial Sector organization. Work independently to pilot next-gen embedded controls programs to evaluate new architecture and 3rd party software components.

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:

  • Architect and design new software solutions from beginning to end at all life cycle stages.

  • Interface and coordinate with hardware and controls engineers to perform tests on simulation, software, hardware, and systems platforms to validate proper system performance.

  • Lead external partners and internal engineering resources on the integration work between ECU device drivers, controls model interface points, service tool drivers and other intelligent embedded systems.

  • Evaluate, learn and apply the latest software technologies and standards to create value efficiently and effectively.

  • Develop test procedures to validate and/or characterize controls strategy, performance and efficiency in environments such as dynamometers, Hardware In Loop and Model In Loop. Co-ordinate with the test labs to execute test plan and acquire data for analysis.

  • Organize, plan, lead, manage and champion projects including new and existing product redesign by utilizing both in-house and external resources.

  • Obtain and communicate the needs of plants, OEMs, end users and other functional groups to ensure voice of customer is satisfied in the embedded software design and testing.

  • Build and maintain working relationships with the controls engineering organization, other functional groups and customers.

  • Conduct software defect root-cause analysis, lead implementation and validate corrective actions.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering from an accredited institution required

  • Minimum five (5) years experience in analysis and control of electromechanical systems

  • Minimum three (3) years in Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Galesburg, MI, Marshall, MI or Southfield, MI will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters in Engineering

  • Experience with CAN communications interfaces and tools.

  • Experience developing software architecture in terms of components and interfaces with particular emphasis on code re-usability and maintainability.

  • Working knowledge of Autosar framework and experience developing in the Autosar environment

  • Experience with various software development methodologies and tools (agile, iterative, waterfall, etc.).

  • Experience with processes and tools for requirements management, change and configuration management.

  • Experience with software test methodologies and tools and development of test plans for embedded systems.

  • Experience integrating and validating performance of electro-mechanical systems.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication in English with ability to clearly convey project status and timelines to senior leadership

  • Strong interpersonal skills with the ability to make presentations and work in group settings.

  • Experience with auto-coding methodologies and technologies.

  • Knowledge of functional safety and development processes compliant to safety standards (ex. ISO 26262, IEC 61508).

  • Circuit simulation software such as Pspice.

  • Background in powertrain, electro-hydraulics or industrial automation

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.

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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: VEH Vehicle Group

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.

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