Saturday, April 20, 2024

JOB: Cost Out Engineer-Electronics Category At Eaton In Pune

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Location: Pune

Company: Eaton

Job Summary

The primary responsibility of this role is to analyze commercial, technical data of electronic components and assemblies, for generating and supporting different types of cost out, resiliency and NPI projects. It also requires developing and executing category-wise strategies, in close collaboration with various cross-functional teams like Global procurement organization, product development teams and suppliers across the globe. The incumbent would be responsible for Engineering data improvement for products like displays, meters, PCBs etc., and contribute to data libraries development.

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The Incumbent also need to contribute in reducing new product development times, by suggesting cost-effective and technically compatible products from strategic suppliers of the category. The applicant should have the capability to leverage data analytics & ideation principles to create new project opportunities. The incumbent needs to have knowledge of requirements related to electrical, and electronic products development.

  •  Analyze spend data for finding out gap for cost out in products like Displays, fiber optic converters, PCBAs etc., 
  • Contribute in building strategies to drive enterprise-wide cost-out & resiliency projects for category, working along with Global Procurement Leaders, Engineering counterparts and Supply Chain team team.
  • Engineering data Improvement for Electronics category (components, PCB and Box build components). 
  • Drive productivity by supplier consolidations, key data improvements & avoiding part proliferation.
  • Demonstrates the application of basic Engineering tools/ principles and evidence of creative thinking through component selection, preliminary validation through simulations or engineering analytics.
  • Confers with manufacturing, Product teams, suppliers to resolve   Design for Manufacturing, Design for Testing, Design for Assembly issues.
  • Builds strong relationships with Stakeholder for easy execution of strategies.
  • Suppliers’ engagement to generate new ideas and solution to gain cost out, resiliency and support NPIs.
  • Understanding on electronic devices-hardware, firmware, interfaces.
  • Good knowledge on product design, testing & validation.
  • Having knowledge on products of multi discipline: Electrical, Electronic and Mechanical would be preferred. 


  • Education level required: Bachelor’s/ master’s degree in Electronics / Electronics and Communication / Electrical Engineering. (with electronic cost out effort)
  • Years and area of experience required: 3+ years of experience with multinational engineering organization. With hands on experience on development and cost out of hardware, electrical products.

Technical knowledge:

  • Strong knowledge in Finding out gaps for electronic cost out on products – Displays, Fiber Optic Converters, PCB, PCBA etc., and Creating cost out proposals.
  • Knowledge on Design, testing and validation of various Hardware products.


Work & interact with global cross-functional and cross-cultural team. Good interpersonal skills, ability to clearly communicate to internal/external customers and suppliers.


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