We are a power management company made up of over 92,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. Our energy-efficient products and services help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably. By giving people tools to use power more efficiently. Helping companies do business more sustainably. And by encouraging each and every employee at Eaton to think differently about our business, our communities and the positive impact we can have on the world.
Eaton's Engineering Competence Center in Bonn (500 employees) has an opening for:
Lead Engineer - Power Electronics (m/f/n)
About the research and the project:
As a power management company, Eaton is focusing on new technologies and devices needed to enable the transition to a low carbon economy. The variability of renewable power sources and the need for transport electrification are triggering development projects in many companies.
The Power System Technology team, as part of Eaton Research Labs (ERL), is focused on DC Power Systems for various applications: residential, commercial, transport electrification. We are focusing on microgrids that integrate distributed energy sources (DER), including renewables, batteries, generators.
We have an exciting and rewarding position of a Lead Engineer in Power Conversion to support research and development in emerging technology programs. The job function includes developing and testing innovative power conversion technologies and identifying market opportunities for the new technologies, support businesses to evaluate market studies and develop business cases. The individual will also evaluate internal and external funding resource, support discussions with national labs and university leaders to be on top of the key technologies identified.
You will be part of a future ERL team in Bonn, focusing on Power Electronics and Energy Systems solutions for European and world-wide customers.
As a Lead Engineer-Power Electronics, your first project will be on modeling and simulation of DC power systems, as part of a research consortium within the Flexible Electrical Networks Research Campus in Aachen.
You will be based in Bonn, but you will be an integral part of the Eaton Research Lab team in Europe, with functional coordination from Eaton European Innovation Center in Prague, and from ERL leadership in US.
Create emerging power system solutions (DC and mixed AC-DC), including power conversion, protection and control components, based on breakthrough technologies, for residential, industrial, automotive, truck, and aerospace applications.
Pursue external collaboration within European and national funded projects, present ideas and projects to Eaton business leaders and ERL leadership.
Further broader goals/responsibilities for this role are:
What skills would be evaluated:
Stefan and Eaton's hiring team
Eaton Innovation Centre in Prague with almost 150 employees we are a vibrant Engineering and Innovation Center for electrical, vehicle, hydraulic, and aerospace applications for the region focus on businesses in Europe, Middle-East & Africa.