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Eaton Corporation Senior UX Designer REMOTE or Hybrid based on location in Topeka, Kansas

As an intelligent power management company, Eaton is fully engaged in our digital transformation to improve our internal business processes and to reach and serve our customers better and provide them with new value. We are reshaping the way we think and work – leveraging digital tools and technologies to accelerate our transformation and instilling a digital mindset from the ground up.

Eaton’s Digital Office, Utilities segment is currently seeking a Senior User Experience Designer to join our team. This position is based at our Plymouth, MN facility and has flexibility for REMOTE work for candidates living more than 50 miles outside Plymouth, MN.

At Eaton, we are recruiting a team of motivated professionals to digitally transform Utility Energy Automation Solutions using the latest IoT, software and cloud technologies. Eaton is accelerating and leading the industry with its digital offerings to utility customers.

Position Overview:

Eaton’s Utilities Digital Software Applications Team is looking for a Senior UX Designer to work on a diverse portfolio of projects across the Utility Software Platforms. The ideal candidate has an uncanny sense for clean design, is a fierce advocate for the user, and is committed to creating elegantly simple user experiences from complex workflows. Experience with Design Thinking and the Internet of Things (IoT) is a plus.

In this function you will:

  • Identify product opportunities through human-centered discovery and research methods, contribute to complex UX ecosystems, and inspire product teams to push the boundaries of what’s possible

  • Translate research and business plans into product concepts that lead to intuitive user experiences

  • Facilitate product development using personas, journey maps, research reports, sketches, wireframes, and prototypes

  • Execute across all project phases from early discovery and research through detailed visual design

  • Plan and facilitate Design Thinking workshops across a diverse group of businesses and software offerings

  • Effectively advocate for users in a corporate climate, providing day-to-day design leadership

  • Work closely with other human-centered designers, engineers, and business professionals to guide products from inception through delivery

Why work at Eaton? 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)

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:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 4 years working as a Human-Centered Designer, Industrial Designer, or similar

  • Strong hand sketching and digital visual communication skills

  • Must have an online portfolio of research and design that can be accessed via link on resume or application

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and in the future

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Human-Computer Interaction, Industrial Design or related field from an accredited institution

  • 4 or more years of experience working as a Human-Centered Designer, User Experience Designer, or Industrial Designer

  • Experience and exposure to Design Thinking tools and methodologies.

  • Experience with Agile software development

Position Criteria:

  • Ability to travel up to 15% domestically

  • Build strong relationships and operating rhythms with leaders inside and outside the core UX team.

  • Foster Eaton’s culture and principles, while setting new standards in executional and operational excellence.

  • Support co-workers and mentor junior staff

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • The ability to grasp complex and diverse customer needs and distill them into clean, understandable solutions.

Eaton provides a competitive total rewards package commensurate with applicable skills, knowledge, and experience and consistent with internal and external market practices. The annual salary range for this role is $96,000 - $132,0000 a year.

At Eaton, we know that good benefit plans are important to employees and their families. In addition to a competitive base salary, Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits at a Glance. (http://www.eatonbenefits.com/ecm/groups/public/@pub/@eatonbenefits/documents/content/pct_1804713.pdf)


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: EPG EAS Electrical Automation Solutions

Job Level: Individual Contributor

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time