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Application Engineer

Location: Bognor Regis
Company: Eaton Corporation
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PRIMARY FUNCTION:
The Applications Engineer role is to configure DC products from an extensive range of standard modules, assemblies and parts and to support the business through the manufacture of those products. The Application Engineer will be required to gain a deep technical understanding of DC power systems and be able to provide excellent customer technical support and guidance on Eaton DC products. The role will also require assisting Sales to quote for new opportunities and provide customers internally and externally with engineering support in areas of design, regulatory compliance, and cost.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
Key responsibilities:
- Ensure you are familiar with the company's range of DC products.
- Ensure familiarity with the DC market and competitors technology.
- To be prepared to travel within the UK or abroad outside working hours when required.
- To 'configure to order' DC systems based on a standard range of products and components.
- To 'design and configure' products and solutions to new customer requirements.
- To assist sales with technical input to quotations.
- To be an internal / external technical point of contact for DC products and solutions.
- To learn local MRP system and be able to create new part numbers and compile Bill of Materials (BOMs).
- Generate build packages for each job incorporating adequate information for the product to be manufactured.
- Use AutoCAD and Visio where required to draw simple circuit diagrams and layouts of the products.
- Support manufacturing and test activities.
- Understand and create circuit diagrams, line schematics and cable wiring details.
- Understand and experienced in working to BS7671, 17th Edition or above wiring regulations.
- Knowledge of EN62368 safety standard and other relevant regulatory standards.
- Generate associated customer documentation for products including installation manuals, operation guides, maintenance procedures, method statements and commissioning documents.
- Create training packages and deliver training on Eaton DC products to Planners, Installers, Operations and Maintenance personnel.
- Collaborate and cooperate with team members to accomplish shared goals.
- Improve business and departmental processes.
- Be quality focused.
- Drive Engineering cost out initiatives through the business.
Qualifications
Basic Qualifications
- University Degree or ONC/HNC in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, or equivalent.
- BS7671 Wiring Regulations (minimum 17th edition, 18th edition preferable).
- Electrical apprenticeship or minimum 3 years Electrical Engineering experience.
Position Criteria:
- Experience working in an electrical/electronic design/manufacturing environment.
- Flexibility of working hours.
- Computer literate with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and Outlook.
- Articulate in both written and verbal communications.
- Ability to work autonomously.
- Drive and determination.
- Work on own initiative.
- Multi-tasking and able to work to challenging project milestones.
- Ability to develop a creative approach to problem solving.
- Ability to work under pressure and meet work deadlines.
- Be prepared to take accountability for one's actions.
- Experience using ERP/MRP systems.
- Experience using AutoCAD to generate circuit diagrams - Not essential but an advantage.
- Experience using Solidworks 3D modelling - Not essential but an advantage.
- Comply with the companies' code of ethics.
What you will get from usEaton's mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power - more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton's 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. 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 pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.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.
Job: Engineering
Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: PQED Power Quality Division EMEA
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?: No
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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