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About Eaton

Eaton is a power management company providing energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power. A global technology leader, Eaton acquired Cooper Industries plc in November 2012. The 2012 revenue of the combined companies was $21.8 billion on a pro forma basis. Eaton has approximately 102,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. 

Our products and the employees who design and build them are part of making a difference in the world every day. If you’re ready to do something that matters, to do it well and to be encouraged and rewarded for doing it, then Eaton is the place for you. To learn more about Eaton, please visit


Why join Eaton?


More than 100,000 employees are combining their ingenuity to solve one of our era's greatest challenges - delivering more power while consuming less resources. We deliver the power inside hundreds of products that are helping to answer the demands of today’s fast-changing world. As the world’s energy, infrastructure and transportation needs continue to increase, we're at the forefront of developing innovative solutions to help our customers grow more efficiently, profitably and responsibly.  


As an employee at Eaton, you will...

Be placed in an environment where our positive culture and values define who we are

Be empowered and provided the tools you need to live well

Be given the opportunities to make the difference in your life, your community and the world

Be provided with opportunities for lifelong learning

Learning & Development

At Eaton, we recognize that lifelong learners help us achieve our business goals. We believe that an employee who is continuously learning is an engaged employee. This commitment to learning enables excellence that provides competitive advantage in the marketplace – and prepares our employees to excel in their careers.

We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University.




Inclusion & Diversity

At Eaton, our success depends on our ability to draw the very best from the global, cross-cultural talent pool reflecting the diversity of our customers, communities and markets. We foster an inclusive environment that respects individual differences and values the unique perspectives that lead to innovative ideas and better decisions.


At Eaton, we aim to remove traditional barriers to wellness and provide employees and their families with the resources they need for good health. According to Cindy Brabander, Eaton’s executive vice president and chief human resources officer, “Wellness at Eaton is more than a program, it’s about changing the environment by offering the right tools to help empower employees to make that happen”. As a result of our efforts, Eaton was named a 2013 Best Employer for Health Lifestyles by The National Business Group on Health.  

Engineering Opportunities

As a power management company, Eaton views technology innovation and engineering as a business necessity in meeting the needs of our customers, and in addressing the world’s growing energy requirements.

Our desire for creativity, invention and discovery, are the engines that power innovation at Eaton. We see innovation as “monetizing valuable novelties."

We strive to create an environment that develops people to excel in engineering and takes prides in the ability to innovate aligned with our customers’ needs.

At Eaton, we are looking for people who want to be a part of creating next generation solutions to some of the world’s most challenging power management requirements. We seek people with a desire to grow their career through challenging and diverse engineering experiences.

Eaton’s newly established Innovation Center in Prague, Czech Republic, is our fifth global Innovation Center with “Power of One” capabilities for Energy Efficient Power Systems including Electrification of Transportation, Vehicle, and Aircraft applications. The Innovation Center will create several opportunities for early and senior engineering profiles. If you are currently looking for a new challenge, do not hesitate to visit our website

Other engineering opportunities exist in areas such as Applications, Product Development, Business Advanced Technology Development and Corporate Research and Technology.

Click here to learn more about Engineering careers at Eaton.