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Eaton Reviews

Updated October 22, 2018
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  1. "Human Resources Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Excellent Professional Envirnoment focus on Continuous Improvement !!

    Cons

    Too many processes to deal with

    Advice to Management

    Decisions are slow sometimes from Corporate


  2. "Great Summer!"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Eaton has a great internship program that allowed me to connect with upper management and learn about opportunities to continue within the company.

    Cons

    No job is perfect, day to day things did come up. Nothing to make me sway you not to apply.

  3. "Mandatory overtime"

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    Former Employee - Assembler in Sherman, TX
    Former Employee - Assembler in Sherman, TX
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eaton full-time (More than a year)

    Pros

    Good pay. Good benefits. Steady work.

    Cons

    Mandatory overtime. Annual inventory--everyone participates. Vacated positions don't get filled.

    Advice to Management

    Stop punishing the many because of the few. The few enjoy that. Punish the few over their actiond, instead. Reward the many!!


  4. "Tech 2"

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    Former Employee - Tech II/S&H in Wilsonville, OR
    Former Employee - Tech II/S&H in Wilsonville, OR
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eaton full-time (More than 3 years)

    Pros

    Good safety culture. They were good at including the shop floor with the engineers and other teams.

    Cons

    Pay was bad and they expected you to complete seemingly randomly picked tasks to get your small raise .5% to 7% yearly.


  5. "Amazing experience"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    Pros

    Things move fast paced at this company

    Cons

    Company can be rigid at times


  6. "Decent paying hourly job"

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    Former Employee - Material Handler
    Former Employee - Material Handler
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Hours are good; Tuition reimbursement

    Cons

    Little work sometimes; Benefits packages are getting worse

    Advice to Management

    Listen to employees of all levels.


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    "HR"

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    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Jackson, MI
    Former Employee - Human Resources Manager in Jackson, MI
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Eaton full-time (More than 10 years)

    Pros

    Challenging work
    Great people
    Good HR systems in place

    Cons

    HR team is not afforded the same opportunities to improve performance that we allow all associates.
    HR turnover is very high
    Meat grinder environment

    Advice to Management

    Treat HR equally

  8. "Finance & Accounting Co-op"

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    Current Employee - Finance & Accounting Co-Op in Galesburg, MI
    Current Employee - Finance & Accounting Co-Op in Galesburg, MI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Eaton (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great experience, amazing work place, great perks, great pay, great people

    Cons

    On finance you can get stuck at work past 5pm if you have a lot on your plate at times

    Advice to Management

    None


  9. "Good company"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Ethical and friendly team work - good sales bonus on sales target

    Cons

    Far from Management in UAE


  10. "Principal Hardware Design Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Principal Hardware Design Engineer in Rockville, MD
    Current Employee - Principal Hardware Design Engineer in Rockville, MD
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Eaton full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Strong foundation and diverse product presence.

    Cons

    Need for more internal company technical collaboration, product innovation and market strategy.

    Advice to Management

    Empower the employees through collaboration, innovation, and creativity.


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