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Eaton Corporation Senior Test Engineer in Grand Rapids, Michigan

Eaton’s Fuel and Motion Control Systems division, a part of our Aerospace group, is currently seeking a Senior Test Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Grand Rapids, MI office.

Position Overview:

Leads new product test programs including development testing, qualification testing, test report generation, enforcing test standards, and project management of complex test equipment for electro-mechanical actuators.

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:

  • Provide hands-on test leadership for new product development programs

  • Design and develop new test equipment for verification of electro-mechanical actuator during development, qualification, and production phases.

  • Write engineering documents including but not limited to test plans, procedures, and reports.

  • Manage the design, build, and verification of test equipment through external suppliers.

  • Develop test equipment requirements from customer and product requirements.

  • Coordinate testing with outside test labs.

  • Lead technicians in test execution and test equipment development.

  • Create and release engineering drawings and schematics.

  • Provide troubleshooting and repair of test equipment.

  • Perform hands-on testing as required

  • Comply with Eaton’s high expectations for a safe work environment.

    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 Engineering from an accredited university

  • Minimum three (3) years of engineering 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.

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

    Preferred qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum of five (5) years of experience designing and troubleshooting test equipment

  • Experience testing for electrical components in a new product development environment

  • Prior project management experience

  • Hands-on experience with electromechanical components and related systems (i.e. actuators)

  • Prior Aerospace industry experience is preferred

    Position Criteria:

  • Working knowledge of mechanical design principles

  • Strong product design ability (Both new product & product modification)

  • Advanced knowledge in engineering report and specification writing

  • In-depth knowledge of mechanics of materials, statics, and dynamics

  • Ability to make recommendations on product designs, strongly influence product costs, and capital investments.

  • Ability to lead technical discussions and presentations for internal and external customers, including design reviews, non-advocate reviews and technical coordination meetings.

  • Thorough knowledge of product applications, product design techniques, engineering processes, and engineering standards.

    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: 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?: 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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