Associate Engineer- Ecodesign

Eaton Corporation

  • Pune, Maharashtra
Associate Engineer- Ecodesign
Job Posted : Apr 10th, 2024

Job Description

Eaton’s Center for Sustainability is looking for highly motivated individuals who is passionate about environmental accounting and has strong inclination towards Sustainability domain. The Associate Engineer will be supporting Product Environment profiles (PEP) / Environmental Product declarations (EPDs) through life cycle assessment (LCA) and Design for Environment for New Product Introduction, compliance (climate and environmental regulations) for Eaton’s broad portfolio of electrical products. This work will help business across the enterprise meet customer requests related to Life Cycle Assessment, address regulatory challenges and create sustainability value propositions to gain additional business opportunities.

  • Execute detailed Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) studies as per ISO 14040 & 14044 to evaluate environmental impacts of Eaton electrical products followed by 3rd party verification to publish type-III Environmental Product Declarations (EPD) with support of Engineers.
  • Support development of modular LCAs & creation a library of Eaton standard components & processes.
  • Support the product engineering teams on the calculation of greenhouse gas emissions associated with the electrical product’s lifecycle.
  • Support evaluation of compliance in accordance with applicable eco-design related regulations (e.g. EU-ErP Directive)
    Understand customer requirements and communicate to other Eaton teams
  • Provide regular reports on development and support activities.
  • Support Design-For-Environment activities for new product development projects
  • Contribute to continuous process improvements to increase productivity and efficiency.

Qualifications And Experience:-

  • Bachelors degree in Enviornmental science or Chemical/Mechanical/ Electronics /Electricals engineering
    Bachelors with 0-3 years’ experience in the areas of Sustainability domain, Product or technology development for Industrial, Electrical/Electronic or Chemical products or process.


  • Need to have sound fundamental engineering knowledge.
  • Has a basic understanding of requirements related to eco-design regulations.
  • Has an understanding of Life Cycle Assessment standards (ISO 14040/44/25)
  • Has experience of conducting LCA as per the specific rules as (ISO14040/44/25). LCA according to PEP-EcoPassport Product Category Rules/ Product Specific Rules will be bonus.
  • Demonstrates LCA modelling using software like EIME (preferably), SimaPro, Sphera/GaBi, OpenLCA or any similar software.
  • Demonstrates understanding related to goal & scope definition & Life Cycle Inventory (LCI) data requirements.
  • Can analyze LCA results for hotspots and support interpretation.
  • Communicate the LCA impacts to internal and external stakeholders.
  • Basic understanding on REACH, RoHS, Prop65 and other applicable regulations and its impact on product and technology will be added advantage.
  • Comfortable dealing with data and Microsoft office applications (Excel, PowerPoint, Word)
  • Good verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively explain technical concepts.
  • Good judgment, time management, and decision-making skills


  • Pune, Maharashtra.

Company Overview:-

Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently, and more reliably. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries