New Product Development Manager / Lead Design Engineer

10 Jan 2018
01 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

We are looking for a new addition to our multifunctional engineering team designing innovative lighting products at our large site in Doncaster. You will be managing new product development projects from concept to completion and working with a very knowledgeable and passionate team.

Delivering the most innovative and sustainable lighting and controls products, Eaton provides a complete offering of ambient LED luminaires designed with advanced optical performance, engineered for energy savings and constructed to offer long-lasting durability.

Eaton Doncaster delivers a range of innovative and reliable indoor and outdoor lighting and controls solutions, specifically designed to maximise performance, energy efficiency and cost savings. The Lighting business serves customers in the commercial, industrial, retail, institutional, residential, utility and other markets.

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Essential Functions:

Working within a multi-disciplined team of development engineers

Project managing all aspects of new product development with a good understanding of mechanical and electrical/ electronics design processes

Liaising closely with internal and external stakeholders

Maintaining engineering standards and implementing efficiencies and savings

Running and managing NPD tollgate process

Ability to manage multiple projects at different stages, bringing them to a successful and timely completion

Understanding Tollgate design process

Strong communication skills and ability to work within an international, matrix based organisation

Good understanding of mechanical, electrical and electronics design

Ideally experience of using VAVE methodology

Qualification in electrical/ electronics or mechanical engineering

What Eaton offers:

Competitive compensation and benefits package

Great promotional opportunities – Eaton encourages internal promotion, whenever possible

Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University.

About Eaton:
Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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