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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. "Eaton as a company is awesome and supportive"

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    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Pune (India)
    Current Employee - Senior Engineer in Pune (India)
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook

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

    Pros

    Work Life balance
    Good pay
    Less work pressure
    Supportive management

    Cons

    Too slow in implementing any changes
    Less technical oriented NPD projects - more sustaining works
    Repeated work
    Very dynamic Org structure, chance too often- Difficult to expert in a domain


  2. 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

  3. "Worth looking into"

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    • Senior Management
    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


  4. "Last day will be happiest day of my life"

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    • Culture & Values
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    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Engineer in Peachtree, GA
    Current Employee - Engineer in Peachtree, GA
    Doesn't Recommend
    Negative Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    Flex work time for some people

    Cons

    Poor middle and upper management
    Mandatory unpaid leave the past 4 years in a row
    Average benefits and pay
    95% of locations are terrible
    Lack of training
    Super cliquey with management
    Old school mentality that working tons of OT means you are productive
    Preach ethics but when you call ethics hotline it goes straight to your HR

    Advice to Management

    Get over this old school mentality


  5. "Category Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    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.


  6. 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


  7. Helpful (1)

    "Never Satisfied"

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    • Senior Management
    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.

  8. "*2.5* could be better."

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arden, NC
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee in Arden, NC
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Decent pay, decent vacation package, good people to work with. The place an emphasis on safety.

    Cons

    Major favoritism(friends and family get promotions before seniority), mandatory overtime without much notice, management meddling in hourly worker advancement. have to keep an eye on pay stub they will try to cheat you! Very little social life. growth opportunities low. consistently lied to by upper management. Virtually no training. High turn over rate. poor ethics.


  9. "Account Manager"

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    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee

    I have been working at Eaton full-time

    Pros

    Opportunities within other Eaton Divisions

    Cons

    Live and breath around Stock Price.


  10. "Regional Manager"

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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Pacific Northwest Area Service Manager in Chehalis, WA
    Current Employee - Pacific Northwest Area Service Manager in Chehalis, WA
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

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

    Pros

    I work with great people and am challenged daily!

    Cons

    Limited upward mobility in my division unless I move to another division of Eaton.

    Advice to Management

    Great place to work!


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