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Eaton Reviews

Updated May 21, 2018
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Eaton Chairman and CEO Craig Arnold
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  • This can be a challenge when trying to manage work life balance (in 82 reviews)

  • Upper management reluctant to change or upgrade (in 34 reviews)

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  1. "Review"

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    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior New Product Development Engineer in Aurora, CO
    Current Employee - Senior New Product Development Engineer in Aurora, CO
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Leadership is always trying to improve even under challenging conditions.

    Cons

    Heavily focused on processes that are not always beneficial and can be just busy work.

    Advice to Management

    Don't be scared to let the unproductive people go. Everyone else has to carry their slack.


  2. "UPS Field Service Technician"

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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - UPS Field Service Technician in Birmingham, AL
    Current Employee - UPS Field Service Technician in Birmingham, AL
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    The people are are amazing. The benefits are competitive. There is a real sense of reward in the job.

    Cons

    Corporate Culture and everything that comes along with that. That is in every large company though.

  3. "Machinist"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syracuse, NY
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Syracuse, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Can move up very fast

    Cons

    Hourly pay is very low. Overtime is a must


  4. "Project Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Current Employee - Project Manager
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    A Good Company to work.

    Cons

    The Career opportunities are limited.


  5. "Ol positition"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Disapproves of CEO

    I have been working at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Weekly pay, great benefits

    Cons

    Hot environment mandatory overtime

    Advice to Management

    More communication


  6. "Opportunities for advancement, below average culture"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Sale Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Former Employee - Sale Manager in Indianapolis, IN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Eaton full-time (More than 5 years)

    Pros

    Lot's of opportunities to advance within such a large company. If you wanted to climb the ladder and were performing well you could move quickly.

    Cons

    Little employee focus. Employees viewed as more of a number than a person.

    Advice to Management

    Value the team as important assets to the company.


  7. "inclusion and divesity"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    prrogressive workplace where the is room to grow and many do,company benefits allow for you too be able to care for yourself and family in a healthy manner also.

    Cons

    rules and regulations seem to chnge daily and the company seems to not be able to make their mind up about how they want to operate.

    Advice to Management

    keep up the progression

  8. "Great Place to Work"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Baton Rouge, LA
    Current Employee - Sales Engineer in Baton Rouge, LA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Company encourages employees to continue to grow and learn and invests in the success of their employees.

    Cons

    Might have to handle work while on vacation (rare).


  9. Helpful (1)

    "EATON is a great company, but need to focus on retaining talent"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Power Systems Engineer in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Current Employee - Senior Power Systems Engineer in Lexington-Fayette, KY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Benefits and a stable place of employment. 4weeks paternal leave. Option to purchase an extra week of vacation. Nice people.

    Cons

    Low merit increases, paused 401k matches during slow economic times, reduced match percentages on 401k, no Roth 401k option available.

    Advice to Management

    Make a Roth 401k option available.


  10. Helpful (2)

    "Pricing Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Pricing Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Former Employee - Pricing Manager in Milwaukee, WI
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Eaton full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Great experience working with updated technology for analytics. Overall, very strong management team at all levels. Good pay structure.

    Cons

    No meaningful Cons, just areas for improvement, see advice to management.

    Advice to Management

    Communication through the levels could be improved, not bad, but room for improvement. Bonus structure should be expanded to lower levels, even all employees to give everyone a feeling of ownership and value.


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