Eaton Reviews

Updated April 16, 2015
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  1. Assembly Technician

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - AssemblyTechnician in Greenwood, SC
    Current Employee - AssemblyTechnician in Greenwood, SC

    I have been working at Eaton full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    The pay is good an great benefits

    Cons

    Stability of the company and job security

  2. Sales Engineer

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Great company, great benefits, growth potential

    Cons

    Very little con for this company

  3. Great company with great ethics.

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Good ethics, competitive compensation, great learning company

    Cons

    Requirement to be mobile every two years in order to progress

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  5. Administrative Assistant

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton

    Pros

    Good company to work for

    Cons

    Commute can be a problem

  6. Employee oriented company

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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton full-time

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Great work life balance, benefits, & job security

    Cons

    Process oriented to a fault, moves slow like most large corporations

    Advice to Management

    More focus needed on agility and employee development

  7. Senior Mechanical Engineer

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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Senior Mechanical Engineer in Los Angeles, CA

    I have been working at Eaton full-time (less than a year)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    Pros

    Comprehensive all day interview, get to meet entire management team in one day. Received decision within 3 business days. Young and enthusiastic management team.

    Cons

    Same set of questions being were asked by every interviewer, redundant and tiring to answer after a while.

    Advice to Management

    Would be great if I had the chance to interact with fellow colleagues instead of just the managers.

  8. Good people and good culture

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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Engineer
    Current Employee - Engineer

    I have been working at Eaton full-time (more than 5 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    Pros

    Easy going work culture. Great work-life balance. Thinks and talks all the right things. Competitive pay for the area. If willing to move, several opportunities are available for career progression.

    Cons

    Slow and ineffective decision making. Will need to upgrade talent at all levels. Reluctant to add head count where necessary.

    Advice to Management

    Hire and fire based on performance. If something does not work, change it.

  9. Great Employer

    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton

    Pros

    good benefits and career opportunities

    Cons

    none that I can think of

  10. Great career growth opportunities... Health care plans need serious attention

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton full-time (more than 3 years)

    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Encourages strategic thought at all levels of the organization. Many career growth opportunities. The company is well diversified and has a bright future.

    Cons

    Health care plans are horrible. High deductible plans with only $800 contribution for families. Makes for a hefty out of pocket expense each year for a family of four.

    Advice to Management

    Aim for above average benefits to retain above average talent.

  11. Overall a good place to work.

    • Comp & Benefits
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    • Senior Management
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    • Career Opportunities
    Current Employee - Product Sales Engineer
    Current Employee - Product Sales Engineer

    I have been working at Eaton full-time (more than 10 years)

    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    Pros

    Good pay and benefits. Good training program. Most people I worked with were very good at their job and good people to be around.

    Cons

    Got stuck with an inexperienced supervisor who didn't know how to manage people and had poor people skills.

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