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Lead Engineering Technician

Company: Eaton
Location: Arden
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Eaton's Power Distribution and Control Assemblies Division is currently seeking a Lead Engineering Technician to join our team. This position is based at our Arden, NC facility.

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for utilizing CAD technology to perform design and technical work requiring a high degree of creativity as well as technical and drafting skills, demonstrating a thorough understanding of basic materials, mechanical and electrical principals, and manufacturing concepts in the development of standard product designs and/or processing of customer orders of the most complex nature.

In this position you will:
Use computer aided design (CAD) to prepare original mechanical or electrical layouts or drawings involving new or existing apparatus or customer designs of a very sophisticated nature.
Determine clearances (mechanical and electrical) and develops kinematics interactions and any other involved mechanical and electrical features of the design.
Fabricate very sophisticated prototypes. Coordinate and conduct sophisticated tests or experiments requiring a high degree of ingenuity. Gather, record, and interpret data to decide on the next action, and proceeds. Report overall results to an engineer or manager.
Gain working knowledge to fits, tolerances, strengths and weights, calculate stresses, deflections, centers of gravity, moments of inertia, electrical circuit parameters and other related items.
Initiatechanges in existing products or customer designs to improve performance, quality, or cost.
Prepare all drawings pertinent to a major design project or customer project order.
Consult with engineers, marketing personnel or outside vendors when required to solve problems.
Check work to assure conformance with Asheville Plant's quality standards.

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

Basic Qualifications:
Associate's Degree in Electronics or Mechanical Engineering Technology from an accredited institution and minimum one (1) year experience in electrical field or a plant environment OR Bachelor's Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, Industrial or Mechatronics Engineering from an accredited institution to be completed no later than December 2021.
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of the work location will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:
Minimum two (2) years in design or drafting
Minimum two (2) years of experience with CAD
Green/Yellow Belt
LEAN experience

Position Criteria:
Thorough understanding of CAD and basic drafting principles
MS Office computer skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), AutoCAD, Inventor, databases
Frequent contact with design, manufacturing, purchasing, and marketing personnel to provide and obtain information in connection with the current or prior work assignment
Occasional contact with outside vendor, field sales and customer personnel to obtain or provide information connected with work assignments
Possess a broad working knowledge of product and/or customer project design activity with demonstrated ability and drafting skills
Must be able to troubleshoot manufacturing and customer problems and report results




North America - US/Puerto Rico

Primary Location

United States-North Carolina-Arden

Work Locations

Arden NC Loc


ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

Job Level

Individual Contributor



Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?


Does this position offer relocation?




Requisition ID :109519

Keywords: Eaton, Asheville , Lead Engineering Technician, Engineering , Arden, North Carolina

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