Lead Engineer-DfMA

Eaton Corporation

  • Pune, Maharashtra
Lead Engineer-DfMA
Job Posted : Mar 22nd, 2022

Job Description

If 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 Lead Engineer-DfMA 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:

Job Summary:-

  • Build Design for Manufacturing and Assembly (DfMA) capabilities by close working with Design Engineering, Manufacturing Plants and Supply Chain teams to ensure DfMA aspects are pro-actively maintained in product design life cycle through active participation in design reviews and mentoring product engineers.

Job Responsibilities:-

  • Leads interactions with Design Engineering, Manufacturing Plants and Supply chain teams to examine Design for Manufacturability & Assembly in support of existing products and introduction of new products & technologies
  • Drives & guides DfMA, Product Cost Estimation, Benchmarking and Manufacturing feasibility studies for NPD (PROLaunch) and VA-VE projects.
  • Supports in fast tracking the Manufacturing Readiness Level (MRL) maturity for Technology Development (PreLaunch) projects by assessing & conducting various reviews.
  • Participates in Design reviews and Design release process to provide manufacturing sign-off before design is released.
  • Establishes key contact as liaison between EIIC Design Engineering and Manufacturing plants & Supply chain organization for respective business group.
  • Drive standardization and sharing of learnings and best practices across businesses.
  • Mentors Product Engineers, Designers on DfMA aspects, manufacturing processes, product costing etc.
  • Assess feasibility to support creation of manufacturing process capability entitlement database for identified model plants
  • Actively seeks out various professional development opportunities to keep current with latest manufacturing trends to champion adaptation of new technologies.



  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Electro-Mechanical Engineering required; Master’s degree focusing Manufacturing Technology preferred
  • Min. 10+ years’ experience in manufacturing engineering; or a combination of manufacturing engineering and Product Development.
  • Years and area of experience required: 4-6 years.
  • Extensive hands-on experience and expertise related to manufacturing processes is a must – Machining, Precision machining & supefinishing processes, Tooling/Gauging Casting/Forgings etc. Hands-on experience related to Sheet metal; plastic molding & electronics components will be plus.
  • Proven experience with new product design development and product launches.
  • Ability to Lead/Perform “Design to Cost/Value”, Product cost estimation/optimization, should costing etc. Hands-on experience using any formal DfM/DfA and Should costing tool is a plus
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing principles, structured problem-solving tools, Six Sigma (DFSS & DMAIC), Engineering Change Management (ECM) process and ERP system.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written with ability to work cross functionally within all levels of the organization
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen


  • 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.