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Eaton Corporation EMC Simulation Engineering Specialist, eMobility in Southfield, Michigan

Eaton’s eMobility division is currently seeking an EMC Engineering Specialist to join our team. This position is based at our Southfield, MI location. Relocation assistance provided.

We make the electric revolution work. Every day, we work to improve people’s lives and the environment by making power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable.

Preparing for the electrified future of mobility 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.

Eaton’s eMobility segment is collaborating with companies around the globe to innovate the transportation technologies of the future, creating efficient vehicles that travel faster, farther, higher and safer at a lower overall cost to the consumer and the environment.

Position Overview:

In this role, the EMC Engineering Specialist is responsible for ensuring/enhancing functional excellence and overall technical integrity of new products and technology in the area of Electronics. This is a role aimed at providing high quality low voltage and high-power electronics design/development with adherence/compliance with Eaton procedures to align with industry standards like Functional Safety standards for Electrical/Electronic systems in Vehicle applications (e.g. IEC61508, CISPR 25, and ISO26262).

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:

  • Act as subject matter expert in Electronics with the flexibility to apply their expertise to different product lines within the diverse embedded systems product lines.

  • Develop EMI/EMC modeling methods to assess and improve designs for decreased emission reduction and increased immunity

  • Collaborate with PCB layout and mechanical packaging teams to ensure best practices including component placement, power planes, ground planes and shielding

  • Experience with EMI/EMC development, testing and troubleshooting. Familiar with all industry and automotive/vehicle specific standards. Experience developing EMI/EMC solutions for vehicle power electronics and high power switching environments

  • Generates technical solutions and has accountability for the integrity of design solutions on multiple large and small programs

  • Drives best practice methodologies for engineering across all groups within eMobility with proven methods & tools and serves as the “surrogate customer” for quality acceptance of all products & technical deliverables by personally getting involved, designing, teaching, coaching & mentoring.

  • Helps engineering teams and managers attain on-time program execution across Industrial Sector for many complex programs with electronics content to ensure programs meets internal and external customer needs via performance requirements and expectations.

  • Maintains an awareness of research, trends/industry developments and utilizes domain expertise to drive strategic innovation and technology roadmap activities aligned to current and future customer needs.

  • Supports innovation activity around Electronics (includes Power Electronics) to support Eaton Industrial Sector organic growth of revenue year over year. Innovation and Ideation are critical activities to fill the growth funnel with potential growth opportunities.

  • Collaborates with customers and anticipates the future based on a deep understanding and familiarity of current technology trends and directions.

  • Serves as key technical lead to the Integrated Program Development Team, and to customers on large and complex programs.

  • Facilitates and leads root cause and corrective action (RCCA) activities through relevant simulation techniques as needed

  • Facilitates, Leads or Supports Non-Advocate Reviews across Enterprise-wide programs as tasked

    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 Electrical Engineering or related discipline (Physics, Mechanical, etc.) from an accredited institution is required.

  • Minimum seven (7) years of experience with new product development specializing in electrical and electronic embedded components and systems and specifically EMI/EMC related design.

  • Minimum five (5) years of experience in Automotive or other field requiring high integrity/reliability in harsh environments.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong background in power electronics and/or RF & electromagnetic theory

  • Knowledge about possibilities, limitations of EMC simulation and methodical approach implementation for each investigation.

  • Develop EMI/EMC modeling methods to assess and improve designs for decreased emission reduction and increased immunity

  • Expert knowledge in RF and 3D field simulation ideally in automotive background and with CST Microwave studio (or) Ansys.

  • Ability to find and understand the relevant physical/electro- magnetically effects in a given problem situation.

  • Theoretical and hands-on experience in general EMC and RF principles and effects.

  • Experience with EMI/EMC development, testing and troubleshooting. Familiar with all industry and automotive/vehicle specific standards. Experience developing EMI/EMC solutions for vehicle power electronics and high power switching environments.

  • Exposure to RF measurement techniques using spectrum analyzer, LCR meter, Network analyzer, RF signal generators etc.

  • Strong analytical skills covering multiple areas of engineering,

  • Ability to identify growth opportunities and nurse them through the Ideation Process or PROLaunch,

  • Ability to interact with business and technology leaders,

  • High level of creativity and strategic thinking,

  • Ability to work in a matrix environment, influence the organization, get results and drive change through others without direct reporting relationship,

  • Ability to run Tiger teams and crisis management.

  • Broad knowledge of other industries to “import” best in class ideas,

    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 EMB eMobility

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

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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