Eaton Corporation Applications Engineering Specialist - eMobility in BadenBaden, Germany
Senior Technical Application Engineer
This Senior Technical Applications Engineer position will be responsible for supporting key advanced development and technical acquisitions with EU market OEMs. In this role, he or she will understand key customer eMobility trends and promote them within the engineering product development, sales and strategy teams. He or she will understand Eaton’s roadmap and represent the technical characteristics of the LV & HV eMobility products & solutions. The ultimate objective is to develop strong customer relationships and to grow the Eaton eMobility business.
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In This Function You Will
Serves as technical applications interface support externally to EU OEM customers and internally to cross functional engineering, sales and strategy teams.
Supports pre-acquisition and acquisition engineering customer interfacing activities with customers.
Actively drive project acquisition technical phases to deadlines and negotiate critical milestones with customers.
Coordination of customer meetings including preparation, documentation, defining internal work packages and status tracking.
Creation of sample documentation, control plans, design and process FMEAs
Support sales team to identify and assess new business opportunities by collecting customer requirements, evaluate initial product compliance, and note areas of non-conformance and/or opportunities for requirements modification
Support the analysis of customer requirements trends and assist internal advanced product and technology development activities
Supports the acquisition/pursuit team and sales team by providing the voice of the customer, leading technical customer communication and establishing expectations.
Supports the strategy and sales team to develop product technology roadmap and define RFI & RFQ quote readiness
Prepares presentations to effectively communicate status, highlights, risks and mitigation plans
Interact with development groups including Hardware, Electrics/Electronics, Software, and support guidance for development of market competitive technologies
Work directly with customers and assist with product installation, problem solving, root cause analysis and vehicle/system integration.
Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Mechatronics or Mechanical Engineering from an accredited institution
Minimum of 5 years of experience (Automotive OEM or Tier#1):
Vehicle electrification / power electronics domain (eMobility)
+ + Automotive engineering product development (Low Voltage and/or High Voltage systems)
Strong interpersonal skills, including effective customer interface
Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. Specifically, in an international product development/engineering environment. (Proficient in English as well as German or French)
Experience in working both independently and in a team-oriented, collaborative environment
Must be able to work in the EU without corporate sponsorship now and in the future
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Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: VEH Vehicle Group
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time
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