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Eaton Corporation Lead Engineer in Shanghai Shi, China

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team – winning is fun. We are looking forward to a Lead Engineer in Shanghai. In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals.

This role is within Eaton Research Labs. The successful candidate has the principal goal of identifying, developing, and justifying commercialization of significant growth opportunities for diverse Eaton businesses in the area of power electronics, power converters, power systems, electric drives, electromagnetics, numerical modeling and controls.

This exciting role offers opportunity to:

  • Create innovative power conversion and control product concepts/prototypes based on breakthrough technologies for electrical, industrial, automotive, truck, and aerospace applications, as a technical lead and as a team member.

  • Work in conjunction with Eaton product and engineering divisions to successfully develop and transfer technologies.

  • Support creating project plans, manage budgets and resources, and deliver results on-budget and on-schedule.

  • Coordinate and manage multi-cultural distributed teams on multi-disciplinary research and product development.

  • Supports building business relationships by presenting ideas and projects, participating in ideation events and acquiring resources and funding needed

  • Participates in external open innovation events with universities and research institutes

  • Actively contributes to IP generation through authoring or co-authoring disclosures and patents

  • Mentor junior staff and consult internal business and engineering customers



  • Master's degree with 5+ years experiences; Ph.D. with 2+ years experiences is preferred

  • Broad understanding of power electronics technologies and its application in power conversion areas

  • Extensive experience with power semiconductor devices, gate drive technologies, thermal management, AC/DC, DC/DC and DC/AC power converter topologies, design and control strategies.

  • Extensive experience with high-power power electronics system hardware design, development, and verification

  • Extensive experience with control algorithm implementation and verification in embedded platforms

  • Experiences with magnetics in power electronics like high frequency transformer, high frequency inductor, CT, hall sensor.

  • Experiences with EMI/EMC analysis and filter design

  • Experiences with Batteries and battery management systems.

  • Experiences with power system and microgrid

Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!


We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters. We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Engineering

Region: Asia Pacific

Organization: CTO Corporate Technology Office

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.