Engineering Manager in Edmonton, Alberta

Eaton Corporation

Eaton is currently seeking an Engineering Manager to join our team at the Edmonton Power Center. This position is based at our Edmonton, Alberta facility.

As a member of the Senior Site Leadership Team, the incumbent must be a natural leader, motivator, hands-on problem solver and effective mentor. He/she will manage the Engineering Department and provide application engineering support to manufacturing, marketing, sales, service personnel and external customers. The main area of responsibility will be primarily tactical/operational in nature, with national strategic impact.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential and where you can help us reach ours.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead electrical/mechanical engineering personnel performance and development to support plant goals.

  • Ensure quality and timeliness for deliverables that support plant manufacturing, Marketing and Sales.

  • Cooperate with USA product design, maintenance of line and manufacturing teams.

  • Collaborate with Canada Central Engineering to support product development, certification, and product sustaining needs.

  • Keep oversight of product certification/compliance with third-party approvals agencies (UL, CSA, etc.) as needed.

  • Engage team on KPIs such as safety, quality, on time performance, cycle time & productivity to support implementation of new ideas, processes, and equipment for continuous improvements.

  • Hold regular department meetings for KPI progress, standards changes, applications, discussions and other learning.

  • Promote and encourage employee participation in improving our site and community.

  • Plan, forecast and manage departmental resources and financial budgets.

  • Play a key role to maintain and support Eaton Business Excellence (EBE), Eaton Quality Management System (EQMS), Eaton Lean Six Sigma (ELSS), Management of Employees Safety & Health (MESH) and another Eaton related programs.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger


Required Qualifications:

  • Registered Professional Engineer with APEGA or another province and eligible for APEGA registration.

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering

  • Minimum 3 years of previous managerial experience

  • Authorized to work in Canada without company sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Five plus (5+) years Experience in LV and MV power distribution application to provide consultation and advice to marketing and engineering on plant capabilities.

  • Fulfil the duties of a responsible member for the company’s APEGA permit to practice.

  • Five plus (5+) years experience in the application of control and switchgear assembly products up to 38kV.

  • Experience with Products Configurators and pricing tools

  • Prior operations experience within the electrical industry.

  • Project management experience.

  • Experience with Lean management and continuous improvement techniques


  • Exceptional leadership, written/oral communication, organizational and interpersonal skills.

  • Understanding of budgetary process and the ability to manage budgets.

  • Demonstrated behavior to meet customer deadlines while coming up with solutions to difficult challenges.

  • Willingness & ability to challenge the status quo and create a culture of continuous improvement.

  • Excellent ability to partner with all levels of leadership and consistently achieve results in a dynamic manufacturing environment.

  • Proven ability to work closely with commercial teams such as Sales and Marketing

  • Demonstrated digital mindset.

  • Strong MS365 skills; TEAMS, SharePoint, PowerPoint, Excel (Advanced), Power Query, Outlook

We are 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.

Eaton has in place accessibility policies for accommodating employees with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and require accommodations, please let the recruiter or hiring manager know so that we can work to make reasonable adjustments that best suit your needs. Accessibility information may be found at:

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

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.

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