Cost out / VAVE Engineer – Electrical

Eaton Corporation

  • Pune, Maharashtra
Cost out / VAVE Engineer – Electrical
Job Posted : Apr 19th, 2022

Job Description

f you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team – winning is fun.  We are looking forward to Cost Out/ VAVE Engineer – Electrical based in Pune, India. In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are – it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals. This exciting role offers opportunity to:

  • The primary responsibility of this role is to identify, lead and execute various cost out projects related to Electrical products like Electrical components & Devices, Electrical transformers & Magnetics, Electrical Wires & harness, Batteries etc. as part Direct Material Productivity (DMP) team.
  • This involves close collaboration with Global Procurement Organization & Product divisions to generate cost out opportunities.
  • The applicant will be responsible for working on various aspects of Direct Material Productivity with the primary goal of identifying, developing, and maintaining services that deliver significant cost out opportunities as well as creating a robust pipeline of executable cost out projects.
  • The applicant should have capability to analyses commodity spend data & leverage data analytics & ideation principles to create new project opportunities.
  • The incumbent needs to have an in-depth knowledge of requirements related to electrical components design and application, including duty cycle attributes.
  • The incumbent needs to have an ability to develop design guidelines for these components along with an ability to develop test protocols.
  • Execute the enterprise-wide strategic projects for Electrical business working with global procurement leaders.
  • Execute the strategic and operational plans for Resourcing, Negotiation, Part Rationalization to achieve measurable outputs in terms of cost out goals.

Qualification And Experience:-


  • Minimum education for this position is a Bachelor / Masters in Mechanical / Electrical Engineering, with demonstrated experience in technical engineering organization
  • 4-5 years of experience with multinational engineering organization
  • Hands on knowledge of Value Engineering principles & its deployment
  • Knowledge about Electrical products like LV /MV switchgears, Transformer, Regulators etc.
  • Generate new ideas that are technically and commercially viable to reduce overall cost of the products and be competitive in the market
  • Drive productivity by supplier consolidations, key data improvements & avoiding part proliferation
  • Identify and develop different knowledge nuggets to run data analysis which can be reused for other projects.
  • Participate in supplier discussions to generate new ideas and solution to gain cost out
  • Leverage DFSS methodology to identify technical risks at an early stage of product development and develop robust product that meets customer requirements and specification
  • Fosters New patents/disclosures while working on New Product development, VAVE and problem-solving projects
  • Work & interact with global cross-functional and cross-cultural team. Excellent interpersonal skills, ability to clearly communicate to internal/external customers and suppliers.


  • 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.