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Senior Technology Manager - Power Electronics

Karlsruhe, Germany

Senior Technology Manager - Power Electronics (m/f/n)

Location: Bonn, Aachen/flexible across Germany

Primary function:

  • Development of advanced technology projects leveraging German and European government funding with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Cooperate with a team of scientists and engineers specializing in various technology areas that are part of the Power Electronics Technologies Department of Eaton's Corporate Research Organization. Strategic guidance and coaching.
  • Champion technology realization programs utilizing our internal project execution processes.
  • Facilitate communication and cooperation between Eaton locations in the region and globally
  • Support a team of scientists and engineers specializing in various technology areas that are part of the Power Electronics Technologies Department of Eaton's Corporate Research Organization.

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Further broader responsibilities for this role are:

  • Developing research proposals and obtaining government funding to advance research in the area of Power Electronics as relevant for Eaton, as well as develop and maintaining relationships with the external technical community.
  • Developing technology roadmaps and strategies as it relates to European region, as well as support relationships with Eaton stakeholders (engineering, product lines, government programs team) and champion technology realization and sound business case.
  • Guidance, coaching and development of the technical staff.
  • The position will report to the VP Engineering & Technology EMEA and functional to the Global Technology Manager."

We would like you to bring:

  • PhD or MSc degree in Electrical Engineering or related field
  • Expertise in power and energy systems area
  • Research &Development experience in either of these fields: power electronics, power systems, DC distribution, microgrids, protection, power conversion, renewable energy integration, motor controls and drives, electrification of vehicles and aircraft
  • Developing and executing EU and German government funded projects will be welcome
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills in English and German (oral and written)

What we can offer to you:

  • Excellent working environment, flexible work solutions and home office
  • International projects in dynamic and collaborative teams
  • Opportunity to learn new technologies
  • Being close to other innovation projects in Eaton
  • 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:

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.


Client-provided location(s): 76 Karlsruhe, Germany
Job ID: Eaton-23001Karlsruhe
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Adoption Assistance Program
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Summer Fridays
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Internship Program
    • Work Visa Sponsorship
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)