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Eaton Corporation Product Stewardship Engineer - Remote in Boston, Massachusetts

Eaton is looking for a Product Stewardship Engineer – Remote to join our Product Stewardship Center of Excellence. This position can be based anywhere in the U.S. (remote home office) but does require 15-20% international travel in a year.

Do you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people? Join Eaton and help us provide energy-efficient solutions that have a real impact on the environment. We make what matters work.

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is a global leader with expertise in power distribution and circuit protection; backup power protection; control and automation; lighting and security; structural solutions and wiring devices; solutions for harsh and hazardous environments; and engineering services. Eaton is positioned through its global solutions to answer today’s most critical electrical power management challenges.

Essential functions for the role include but are not limited to the following:

  • Advocates Eaton’s commitments towards sustainable development in the engineering community of the electrical sector.

  • Interprets existing, new and upcoming product stewardship-related regulations of markets affecting products of Eaton Electrical Sector.

  • Translates product stewardship-related regulatory requirements into actionable product specifications.

  • Tracks and reports the overall product compliance status on BU-, divisional-, and group-level by developing analytical product compliance status reports.

  • Develops and implements methods to estimate and report the scope-3 emissions of the electrical sector product portfolio.

  • Develops design principles, tools and methods to address and reduce product lifecycle emissions (“Design for Climate Change”).

  • Develops and implements methods to quantify circularity such as recyclability, re-usability, durability and disassembly of products.

  • Supports new product- and VAVE-programs regarding the execution of the ecodesign process (“Design for Compliance/Climate Change/Circularity – DfC3”) for ensuring that internal and external ecodesign-related requirements are met.

  • Leads activities related to lifecycle assessments and environmental product declarations.

Highly qualified candidates will possess the following abilities:

  • Comprehension of industry, regional, and country product stewardship-related requirements.

  • Ability to collect, understand and communicate complex product-related requirements.

  • Strong team-building skills.

  • Strong organizational skills including ability to manage large number of disparate projects and to track projects through completion.

  • Thorough knowledge of product-related design, production, and use practices.

  • Adept at utilization of company-wide system for product-related data management.

  • Ability to demonstrate managerial courage (e.g., managing varied interests representing potential conflicts).

  • Ability to support cross-functional process improvement teams.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in product engineering

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • No relocation will be offered as this role can work from a home office or an Eaton location in the United States

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with SDS, International Regulations Compliance like REACH, TSCA, RoHS

  • Lifecycle Assessment (LCA)

  • Experience with EHS SAP

  • WEEE (waste of electric and electronic equipment)

  • Eco-design (Environmental Design)

  • Product Sustainability

Position Criteria:

  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally at least 25% of the time

At Eaton, we strive to provide compensation and benefits that attract, engage, and retain the best talent. This includes competitive pay and a variety of benefit programs for eligible employees.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $103,550 - $135,000 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview ( . Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to:

Eaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power ─ today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we’re accelerating the planet’s transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world’s most urgent power management challenges, and doing what’s best for our stakeholders and all of society. Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. We reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serve customers in more than 170 countries.

Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.

Eaton is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and non-discriminatory at all levels, reflecting the diversity of our customers and the varied environments in which we conduct business around the world. Our success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best people unlimited by race, color, social or economic status, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any protected status. Eaton follows relevant non-discrimination laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. It is the policy of the Company to make all decisions regarding employment, including hiring, compensation, training, promotions, transfers, or lay-offs, based on the principle of equal employment opportunity as defined above.

Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: Electrical Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes – Remote

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time