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Review averages

  • 160 employees say

    Excellent (51)
    31.875%
    Good (31)
    19.375%
    Satisfactory (39)
    24.375%
    Subpar (39)
    24.375%
    3.08
  • 31 applicants say

    Excellent (11)
    35.483870967742%
    Good (10)
    32.258064516129%
    Satisfactory (2)
    6.4516129032258%
    Subpar (8)
    25.806451612903%
    3.04

Company summary

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries.

Company info

Who we are

Company outlook

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Because of the pivotal role we play, Eaton is committed to creating and maintaining powerful customer relationships built on a foundation of excellence. From the products we manufacture to our dedicated customer service and support, we know what’s important to you.

Message from Craig Arnold, Chairman and CEO

Eaton’s success as a high performance company is tied directly to our long-standing commitment to the highest ethical standards. Integrity is one of Eaton’s core values and serves as a competitive advantage. Our reputation for ethical business practices is one of the main reasons our customers, suppliers, communities and shareholders value their relationships with us. 

In today’s fast-paced, challenging global marketplace, we count on every employee to make the right decision every time and to never compromise our ethics, values, or integrity under any circumstances. Together, our actions protect Eaton’s image, reputation, and culture and ensure a strong organization for all of our stakeholders.
 
We have set high standards for ourselves, and I encourage you to let me know if you believe we are not living up to them.

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Craig Arnold
Chairman and Chief Executive Officer


Benefits

Eaton offers a competitive rewards package in all of our markets, including benefit plans and programs that integrate with governmental and social programs available to employees and their families. While the programs vary from market to market, these integrated programs support Eaton employees now, and as they plan for their futures. Human Resources staff members can provide information about the specific plans and programs for employees at their locations.

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Location


  • 1000 Eaton Boulevard
    Cleveland, OH, 44122
    United States

For applicants

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Why join Eaton?

What we offer

What is special about working for us?

At Eaton, we make what matters work—creating exciting new power management technologies that keep the world moving every day. We offer more than competitive benefits and professional growth opportunities for our employees. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals can reach their full potential—and where they help us reach ours. 

How would we describe the company culture?

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Culture & Values

Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our vision and aspirational goals define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day.


Eaton's Vision

Our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services.
 

  • We develop our employees by helping them succeed not just at work but in life, as well.
  • We delight our customers by understanding their challenges and delivering real solutions, proactively.  
  • We deliver for our shareholders by doing what's right; investors will want to own more of our company. 
  • We support our communities by providing products and solutions that improve the quality of life  and the environment; and by offering our time, talent and treasure to meet social and economic needs in the communities where we work and live.   



Aspirational Goals 

Achieving our aspirational goals is as important to us as meeting our financial goals.

We aspire:

 

  • To be the preferred supplier to customers and channel partners
  • To make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees
  • To make our communities stronger
  • To ensure the safety, health and wellness of our employees
  • To be a model of inclusion and diversity in our industry
  • To be active stewards of the environment


Leadership Attributes

Our culture and what we value are represented in the attributes of Eaton employees: 

We are ethical. 
We play by the rules and act with integrity. We are proud of our actions.

We are passionate. 
We care deeply about what we do. We set high expectations and we perform.

We are accountable. 
We seek responsibility and take ownership. We do what we say.

We are efficient. 
We value speed and simplicity. 

We are transparent. 
We say what we think. We make it okay to disagree. 

We learn. 
We are curious, adaptable, and willing to teach what we know.

Reviews for Eaton

Reviews - What employees say

3.08 Employees say
3.04 Applicants say
  • 22.Nov 2017
  • Employee
Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
5.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
5.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
5.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
5.00
Career Development
5.00
Overall compensation for your work
5.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
5.00
Company Image
5.00
Job Security
5.00
Handicapped Accessibility
5.00
Workplace Safety
5.00
Challenging Work
5.00
Inclusive / Diverse
5.00
  • 16.Nov 2017
  • Employee
Company Culture
2.00
Support from management
1.00
Teamwork
1.00
Freedom to work independently
1.00
Internal Communication
1.00
Gender Equality
1.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
1.00
Career Development
1.00
Overall compensation for your work
1.00
Office / Work Environment
1.00
Environmental Friendliness
1.00
Work-Life Balance
1.00
Company Image
1.00
Job Security
1.00
Handicapped Accessibility
2.00
Workplace Safety
1.00
Challenging Work
1.00
Inclusive / Diverse
2.00
  • 16.Nov 2017
  • Employee
Company Culture
5.00
Support from management
3.00
Teamwork
5.00
Freedom to work independently
4.00
Internal Communication
5.00
Gender Equality
4.00
Attitude towards older colleagues
4.00
Career Development
4.00
Overall compensation for your work
2.00
Office / Work Environment
5.00
Environmental Friendliness
5.00
Work-Life Balance
4.00
Company Image
4.00
Job Security
4.00
Handicapped Accessibility
4.00
Workplace Safety
4.00
Challenging Work
4.00
Inclusive / Diverse
4.00

Review averages

  • 160 employees say

    Excellent (51)
    31.875%
    Good (31)
    19.375%
    Satisfactory (39)
    24.375%
    Subpar (39)
    24.375%
    3.08
  • 31 applicants say

    Excellent (11)
    35.483870967742%
    Good (10)
    32.258064516129%
    Satisfactory (2)
    6.4516129032258%
    Subpar (8)
    25.806451612903%
    3.04

kununu score comparisons

Eaton
3.08
191 reviews

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3.23
21,007 reviews

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3.17
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