Eaton is Hiring | Mechanical Design Engineer |

Position – Mechanical Design Engineer
Company – Eaton
Location – Chennai, Tamil Nadu, IN

Job description

What you’ll do:

“Eaton – MTL has an opening for a  Design Engineer with a Mechanical background. This position will be based in Chennai, India.

The candidate will be working on the design and development of global electronic instrumentation products. He will be responsible for Concept development, performing DFM, design reviews, developing prototypes, and updating project progress periodically. 

  • Designs parts, components, and assemblies for Instrumentation Electronics products for applications in Process Industries and Industrial loops.
  • Contribute to the development and characterization of materials and processes as part of the introduction of new and more performing machines
  • Creates CAD models, including part and assembly drawings, Bill of Materials (BOMs) to
  • support manufacturing, testing, and assembly.
  • Good interpersonal skills which should reflect in communication with Hardware engineers.
  • Work with other functional teams like Certification, Manufacturing & Process teams on an early track to synchronize product development.
  • Staff in the wider business on Sustaining Engineering issues and manufacturing Engineering for NPI activities.• Having design simulation experience is a plus
  • Working knowledge of overall design engineering processes encompassing “”Design – Development – Testing – Product Launch”” is required.
  • Provide a manufacturability perspective for early concepts and help validate through building appropriate designs. Assist with building prototypes that help in proof of concept and work with all different stakeholders”    
  • “The candidate in this position will be responsible to:
    • Lead the project activities
    • NPD and Sustain product development
    • Design of Mechanical Parts – Plastics (Housings, supports) & Sheet Metal – starting from Concept, 2D & 3D Modelling, Proto builds & Validation
    • Work around the boundary of relevant Industrial Standards – UL, IEC etc to accomplish the design
    • Should be able to manage customer requirements, concept design/selection, detailed design, and analysis & design validation.  
    • Design for manufacturability – to improve new and existing designs & strong enough to address the technical challenges
    • Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) certification is a plus
    • Ability to develop productive working relationships with other stakeholders/functions outside of Engineering
    • Maintain credible communication practice with stakeholders on technical clarifications, testing & resolving of field failures
    • Maintain effective communication both verbal & written with customers, team members, and cross-functional teams
    • Be an active professional in continuous learning resulting enhancement in organizational objectives
    • Continue to lead the team, mentor them and develop their skill set”    


  • B.E/B.Tech in Mechanical/Mechatronics Engineering 
  • Bachelor’s degree – 2 to 3 years experience


  • 2D drafting knowledge
  • 3D Modelling – Concept, Wireframe, Plastics, Sheet Metal etc.
  • Knowledge in Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing
  • Knowledge in material properties & accurate choice of appropriate materials”
  • Drive for Results, Passionate, Collaborative, Excellent written and verbal communication skills needed & with Digital Mindset

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