Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 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 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

Engineering Manager – Fluid Connectors Division

Eaton's Innovation Center in Prague-Roztoky has an opening for a:

Engineering Manager – Fluid Connectors Division

Location: Prague, Czech Republic

In 1911, inventor Viggo V. Torbensen and entrepreneur J. O. Eaton came together to form Torbensen Gear and Axle, starting a path that would lead to the creation of Eaton Corporation, a global leader in power management solutions.

Eaton has entered the manufacturing market in the Czech Republic in 1993.

In 2012 has been opened rapidly growing Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) in Prague.

With almost 100 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 .

Our customers are the global players in the automotive industry.

As we are expanding our VEHICLE Group in Prague (Fluid Connectors, Torque Control Products, Fuel Emissions / Powertrain Controls ) we are opening a new role for an

Engineering Manager - Air Conditioning Systems

Primary Function:

  • The primary function of this position is to lead, direct, and execute the engineering activities of a Fluid
  • Connectors Product Engineering Team to design products in close liaison with the customer in line with design standards, cost targets as well as customer quality and timing expectations.
  • Within this function he/she will directly interface with customers on major risk New Product
  • Development Program for product function and design definitions, problem solving, product improvement and cost reduction issues.
  • On minor risk projects and Engineering Changes, he/she is in addition responsible to lead the integrated project team, to meet project scope, drive customer satisfaction and project financial performance.

Essential Functions:

  • Manages direct reports, like Project and CAD-Engineers.
    Establishes objectives and goals and provides direction to the team in areas of cost optimized design and process selection, to meet customer & internal specification requirements as well as set timing
  • targets to meet customer industrialization timeframe and quality milestones
  • Leads other engineers in the definition and development of new products/process designs and applications, including assistance with product cost estimates, reliability, and testing. Manages complex projects involving multiple components.
  • Applies technical expertise to identify and implement improvements to the value of existing products within their system or by changing the system to improve product value.
  • Plays a significant role in identifying and developing new business opportunities.
  • Provides and manage effective customer communications.
  • Ensure standard project management processes and tools are utilized to ensure customer and internal commitments for on time delivery, budget and scope are met.
  • Provides periodic project updates (project status, resources, budget, risks)
  • Ensures effective change management process is utilized
  • Recommends changes to current procedures and develops new procedures for the continuous improvement of the engineering process to insure quality system requirements are maintained


  • Engineering Master or Bachelor degree in combination with strong project management skills required
  • Experience in Automotive Industry required
  • Proven Leadership skills - capability to lead change across multiple sites and customers globally
  • Strong analytical skills, business acumen and risk management capabilities required
  • Demonstrating robust Project Management methodologies, processes and tools (Project Management
  • Experience in Thermodynamics and Automotive Air Conditioning Systems appreciated
  • English language skills – both verbal and written - required
  • Strong communication and presentation skills with ability to make necessary status reports and technical presentations to Eaton Management and customer

What Eaton offers:

  • Friendly international team & positive working environment
  • Unique opportunity to support building a new division in the European Innovation Center
  • Competitive salary and attractive yearly performance bonus
  • Extra vacation days, sick days
  • Language courses and much more

Informace o pozici

Eaton Elektrotechnika s.r.o.
Bořivojova 2380, Roztoky
Požadované vzdělání: Bakalářské
Požadované jazyky: Angličtina (Pokročilá)
Zařazeno: Strojírenství, Technika a vývoj, Auto - moto, Vývojový inženýr, Technický ředitel/manažer, Pracovník výzkumu a vývoje
Typ pracovního poměru
Typ pracovního poměru: Práce na plný úvazek
Délka pracovního poměru
Délka pracovního poměru: Na dobu neurčitou
Typ smluvního vztahu
Typ smluvního vztahu: pracovní smlouva
Zadavatel: Zaměstnavatel