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Eaton Reviews

Updated December 10, 2017
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  • Workload can be stressful which makes it hard to have a good work life balance (in 79 reviews)

  • No support from upper management until the problem has moved from minor to major (in 32 reviews)

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  1. Helpful (1)

    "Operations Excellence Team Leader"

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    Current Employee - Operations Excellence Team Leader in Los Angeles, CA
    Current Employee - Operations Excellence Team Leader in Los Angeles, CA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

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

    Pros

    Fortune 500 company, high profit in contract work of aircraft hydraulics.

    Cons

    Poor support for lean management at beginning. Younger management team showing favoritism & pride to improve, operate/ support complex improvement projects with leaders who are not their favorite people


  2. "Worth looking into"

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    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer
    Current Employee - Mechanical Engineer
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Growth options, Able to get training and career advancement opportunities, high standards for how business is conducted.

    Cons

    Long Hours, Health care and 401k continue to drop below industry standards

    Advice to Management

    More Communication Needed

  3. "Category Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Ethical, diverse company with adequate growth opportunities.
    Focus on employee growth and development.
    Global opportunities.

    Cons

    Disconnected info between plants and corporate .
    Complex organizational structure.
    Little follow-up on initiatives.


  4. "Lead Scheduler"

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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 place to work and teaches to work in a high pressure environment

    Cons

    The salary is not competent


  5. Helpful (1)

    "Never Satisfied"

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    Current Employee - Investment Analysis in Kearney, NE
    Current Employee - Investment Analysis in Kearney, NE
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place, friendly co workers,

    Cons

    continuous growth involves never satisfied with a limited future. What's enough? Trillions $$$

    Advice to Management

    Keep climbing the ladder, skies the limit.


  6. "Great Company"

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    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Shawnee, OK
    Current Employee - Quality Engineer in Shawnee, OK
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Structured, diverse in culture, great opportunity to grow in the company

    Cons

    Challenging work place, sort of get thrown in the fire

    Advice to Management

    Improve training


  7. "Sr Product Engineer"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eden Prairie, MN
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Eden Prairie, MN
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Work /Life Balance, World wide company

    Cons

    No extra compensation or bonus

  8. "Flexible work schedule"

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    Current Employee - Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Pittsburgh, PA
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

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

    Pros

    Great place to work for with flexible work schedule. Exposure to latest and greatest technology in the field. Great leader in the field of power engineering.

    Cons

    Salary is slow to increase in an challenging and growing industry. Career training is limited and minimal impacting career growth.


  9. Helpful (1)

    "Solution Architect"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Great company to work for

    Cons

    not a technology savvy company


  10. "Review"

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    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.


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