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Eaton Reviews

Updated August 14, 2018
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  • "Work life balance might be difficult some times" (in 84 reviews)

  • "Upper management reluctant to change or upgrade" (in 33 reviews)

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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. "Review"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Product market leader in hazardous market

    Cons

    Resources for developing products and supporting business

  3. "Manufacturing Manager"

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

    I worked at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Pay and responsibility helps you grow

    Cons

    Slow moving and loaded with process

    Advice to Management

    Focus on eliminating non-value add activity


  4. Helpful (1)

    "mechanical engineer working in the lab"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    time off, buddies at the door, et.

    Cons

    its called work because it not fun,

    Advice to Management

    keep it real homes


  5. "1 year employed"

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    Current Employee - Team Leader in Asheville, NC
    Current Employee - Team Leader in Asheville, NC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Overall good people. Willing to work with schedule, especially if you are going to school. Pretty good benefits. 401k, Health, dental, eye insurance. Family leave. Short term disability and long term.

    Cons

    Some mandatory overtime. Can be lack of communication between leaders and folks on the floor.

    Advice to Management

    Show more appreciation to employees. Hold events or offer rewards for good service.


  6. "Mechanical Engineering Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Negative Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Experienced staff that offers a wealth of knowledge to learn from.

    Cons

    Building facilities, mediocre benefits, company focus on profits over employees.

    Advice to Management

    Bring back the full 401k match


  7. "SCM Analyst"

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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

    Great Company to work for. Eaton Provides Competitive salaries and great benefits for their Employee. They also have a nice learning program called as Eaton University where employee can learn form wide variety of courses. Overall a good company to be associated with.

    Cons

    Not many. Eaton can work on providing more cross functional training opportunities for Employees

  8. "MDM Analyst II"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Great benefits; Great salary; Nice facilities

    Cons

    Difficult paths to advancement; Favor given to candidates from development programs


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Assembly"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay, easy job, room to bid out of department or bid up in pay.

    Cons

    IL plant is Union and seems no one works because of it.


  10. "Fallen on deaf ears"

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    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Former Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I worked at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Educational Assistance Program
    Good people at ground level

    Cons

    Company culture
    Minimal career advancement opportunities
    Compensation

    Advice to Management

    Listen to your hourly employees. They are the product experts and have great ideas on how to improve production.


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