Eaton Corporation Graduate Leadership Development Program (m/f) in Soest, Germany

Graduate Leadership Development Program

in Product Management - Emergency Lighting - multiple locations

(Germany, UK)

Expand your experience, gain global exposure, develop leadership competencies and gain knowledge of Eaton’s business, products, processes and functions with Eaton’s Graduate Leadership Development Program in Product Marketing area. The two year program will help the participant develop a wide range of Eaton leadership competencies such as business strategy, business acumen and leveraging resources. The scope of the assignments allows participants the opportunity to provide value to the organization by achieving a well-defined, important strategic objective.

Program structure:

  • As a participant in the program, you will complete two one-year assignments that will give you the hands-on experience. These assignments include gaining experience in product management, market positioning, pricing, product specification based on voice of the customer in the life safety division of Eaton.

  • Leadership Exposure: Participants will have a high level of interaction with Eaton Leadership.

  • You will also be expected to work with other participants in the program on projects outside of your assigned location.

  • Location Germany, Soest. Participants will need to relocate for the second year assignment (possible second year location is UK, Doncaster)

  • After completion of the program, your experience and newly acquired skills could qualify you for roles such as Product Manager.

  • Date of Entry: latest September 2017.


  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in industrial engineering with focus on electrical engineering or electrical engineering with an emphasis on Marketing and Economics

  • Work or internship experience is a plus

  • Geographically flexible, mobile

  • Desire to build a career in areas of Product Management

  • Leadership aptitude and/or demonstrated leadership experience within university or community

  • Self-motivated and a strong desire to achieve results

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Fluent in English and German

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Tätigkeit: Marketing

Region: Europa, Naher Osten, Afrika

Organisation: LSD Life Safety Division EMEA

Funktionsebene: Einstiegsposition

Beschäftigungsart: Vollzeit

Ist Remote-Arbeit (z. B. Arbeiten von zuhause oder von einem anderen Eaton-Standort aus) für diese Position gestattet?: Keine

Ermöglicht diese Position eine Versetzung?: Keine

Reisebereitschaft: Ja, 10 % der Zeit