Eaton
3.6 of 5 422 reviews
www.eaton.com Cleveland, OH 5000+ Employees

Eaton Reviews

Updated Jul 9, 2014
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3.6 422 reviews

                             

88% Approve of the CEO

Eaton CEO & Chairman Sandy Cutler

Sandy Cutler

(239 ratings)

74% of employees recommend this company to a friend
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Review Highlights

Pros:
  • "Reasonable benefits, work life balance depending on team, reasonable compensation"
    in 40 reviews
  • "Good educational program and lots of opportunities to move up the company with some sacrifices"
    in 10 reviews
Cons:
  • "Lots of Over-time is an expectation of employment, so work life balance is not supported"
    in 15 reviews
  • "If employees are working such long hours they at least need time away with their families"
    in 10 reviews
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    Great Company to Work For!

    Project Manager (Former Employee)
    Arden, NC

    ProsGood People, great training, global reach

    ConsComplicated advancement, lots of office politics, compensation was, at best, only market rate, lots of acquisitions shaking up corporate structure

    Advice to Senior ManagementSee through politics, find objective measures of ability, promote high performers

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great Employer

    Operations Manager (Current Employee)
    Van Wert, OH

    ProsGreat benefits, working conditions, leadership, and values!

    ConsLocations are typically in very rural areas

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Working at Eaton

    Administrative Assistant (Current Employee)
    Raleigh, NC

    ProsGreat atmosphere. Great work life balance.

    ConsContract workers generally switch out yearly.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Very Ethical Company

    Marketing Manager (Current Employee)
    Pittsburgh, PA

    ProsGreat prospects for growth if you are willing to relocate often. Great management team with a very serious focus on doing business the right way. Emphasis on a culture of Safety at work place.

    ConsWork life balance is tough. Personal growth is sometimes dependent on the type and location of the business unit. Past experience is not valued as much as your experience in Eaton.

    Advice to Senior ManagementSimplify internal processes to be more nimbler and faster. Empower the sites to make larger decisions. There should be more emphasis on growth through introduction of newer products and services.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Excellent Company to work for.

    Cash Applications Specialist (Current Employee)
    Cleveland, OH

    ProsThe company offers opportunities for advancement, and will promote from within. The company is always hiring and there are plenty of opportunities to move around within the company. Senior management is excellent and very helpful when needed.

    ConsMuch overtime required for this position, jobs being sent overseas to Pune, India, contractors are compensated poorly for the amount of work they are expected to complete.

    Advice to Senior ManagementConsider keeping more jobs in the US.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Good company

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood promotion opportunities, great training, family oriented. Most of the people here are good to work with and truly care about you.

    ConsCooper integration is beleaguered with issues. Some of the roles are overworked and some are less so. No analysis of workload..

    Advice to Senior ManagementWithin Cooper, more communication is needed. There is a lot employees don't know about what is going on within the company that, if known, could help them do a better job.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    A great opportunity

    Marketing Analyst (Former Employee)

    ProsOrganized, ethical engineering corporation and treat employees very well.

    ConsCommunication was difficulty with every department.

    Advice to Senior ManagementCirculate projects faster.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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    Great place to intern as a power electronics engineering student.

    Electrical Engineering Intern (Former Employee)
    Tualatin, OR

    ProsThe company's values at up there with the best. They truly care about their employees and each level of management is very approachable. I was compensated well for the work I was performing. Very professional business environment. Employees are kept up to date with monthly news letters from upper management and local management holds frequent meetings to make sure everyone is up to speed on the day to day operations and planning.

    ConsIt was hard to get used to the personalities of some of the engineers at first, but once I was settled in they were extremely helpful and patient whenever I had a question that needed answering.

    Advice to Senior ManagementContinue to hire interns like me and help them to become great engineers.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend – I'm optimistic about the outlook for this company

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    Great experience

    Anonymous Employee (Current Employee)

    ProsGood developmentm opportunities. International company

    ConsStrong matrix organisation. At times processes stop the development

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    Revolving Door

    Field Engineer (Current Employee)
    Mountainside, NJ

    ProsOpportunity for advancement in learning technical processes and procedures is awesome.
    Great benefits and living wage salaries.

    ConsSafety seems to be a major focus, but processes purposed to help actually increase job stress and hazards.
    Lack of clear direction as to where to recieve technical support from.

    Advice to Senior ManagementIf you depend on the FSRs you should provide them with compensation that will keep their attention.

    Yes, I would recommend this company to a friend

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