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Eaton Corporation Lead Digital Design Engineer in Topeka, Kansas

Eaton’s Corporate Technology Office (CTO) Division is currently seeking a Lead Digital Design Engineer. This position is based at our Southfield, MI facility on a hybrid schedule. Relocation assistance will be provided.

Position Overview:

This position will focus on automation of digital product design and optimization processes. The role is responsible to automate CAD and CAE modeling and simulation tools as well as using machine learning algorithms to assist modeling, simulation, and product design. They will provide technical leadership and play a crucial role in delivering innovative, scalable solutions, and driving collaboration and integration between multiple internal and external partners.

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:

  • Use engineering modeling, simulation (for structural, fluid, materials, manufacturing, etc.) and optimization software

  • Develop scripts for pre- and post-processing, and execution of engineering simulations

  • Use machine learning to assist product design

  • Lead high quality delivery of a variety of technical engagements enabling breakthrough business outcomes for customers

  • Work alongside and lead internal and external partner teams to deliver solutions.

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


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Master’s degree in an engineering discipline or computer science or related area from an accredited institution

  • Experience with mechanical/electromechanical engineering design, modeling, and simulation tools

  • 2+ years’ experience in modeling and simulation, machine learning, or software development

  • Practical experience with coding tools such as Python

  • Practical knowledge or experience with machine learning

Preferred Qualifications:

  • PhD in an engineering discipline or computer science or related area

  • Proficiency with mechanical and electromechanical engineering design, modeling, and simulation tools

  • Proficiency with Python, C#, Matlab, or any other scripting languages

  • Basic project management skills

Position Criteria:

  • Prior work experience with the industry

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and to participate creatively in collaborative teams

  • Ability to function well in a fast-paced research environment, set priorities to accomplish multiple tasks within deadlines, and adapt to changing needs

At Eaton, we strive to provide compensation and benefits that attract, engage, and retain the best talent. This includes competitive pay and a variety of benefit programs for eligible employees.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $87,200 - $119,900 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll get from us:

We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)

  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs

  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance

  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development

  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs

  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)

Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com

Eaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power ─ today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we’re accelerating the planet’s transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world’s most urgent power management challenges, and doing what’s best for our stakeholders and all of society. Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. We reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serve customers in more than 170 countries.

Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.

Eaton is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and non-discriminatory at all levels, reflecting the diversity of our customers and the varied environments in which we conduct business around the world. Our success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best people unlimited by race, color, social or economic status, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any protected status. Eaton follows relevant non-discrimination laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. It is the policy of the Company to make all decisions regarding employment, including hiring, compensation, training, promotions, transfers, or lay-offs, based on the principle of equal employment opportunity as defined above.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: CTO Corporate Technology Office

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor

Schedule: Full-time

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

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time