Eaton Corporation Eaton Leadership Development Program: Global (MBA) in Cleveland, Ohio

We make what matters work.

At Eaton, we believe that power, whether it’s electrical, hydraulic or mechanical power -- is a fundamental part of people’s lives. Technology, transportation, energy and infrastructure—these are things the world relies on every day. That’s why we are dedicated to helping our customers across the world find new ways to manage power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. And we’re committed to improving people’s lives, the communities where we live and work, and the planet our future generations will depend on. Because that’s what really matters–and we’re here to make sure it works.

While our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services, our culture and what we value can be represented in six essential leadership attributes expected of all Eaton employees.

  • We’re ethical -- we play by the rules and act with integrity.

  • We’re passionate -- we care deeply about what we do. We set high expectations and we perform.

  • We’re accountable -- we seek responsibility and take ownership. We do what we say.

  • We’re efficient -- we value speed and simplicity.

  • We’re transparent -- we say what we think. We make it okay to disagree.

  • We learn – we are curious, adaptable, and willing to teach what we know.

You want to make an impact in the world. At Eaton, we’re solving some of the toughest challenges on the planet. Our Early Talent Programs ensure that you have a multitude of opportunities to make an impact across a global organization. Participants in our Early Talent Programs work to solve real-world challenges while developing the skills required to lead at the next level. Early Talent assignments hold true significance to our businesses. In turn, participants gain enriching and diverse experiences and work side by side with experienced leaders to power their careers.

What sets our Early Talent Programs apart:

  • Each individual’s development experience is customized to help participants reach their potential; no two participants will have the same experience or set of roles throughout the program. The majority of participants will work in multiple locations and businesses.

  • Participants receive cross-functional exposure. They have opportunities to build their skills and try on different roles early in their career, ultimately maximizing their potential for consideration for a variety of future roles.

  • By keeping our programs small and selective, we are able to make hiring decisions based on each candidate’s unique skill set and high potential.

  • The opportunity to learn from senior leaders is a part of the fabric of every experience.

Your career matters – and we’re here to make it work. Are you ready?

About Eaton:

As a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion, Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. We have approximately 95,000 employees across the world, and sell products to customers in more than 175 countries.

Position Overview:

Now that you have your MBA and some relevant business experience, it’s time to take your career to the next level. Our Global Leadership Development Program (GLDP), for Masters of Business Administration graduates is the right place to get started. Eaton’s GLDP program provides challenging cross-functional, cross-business assignments offered during two, one-year rotational assignments. This program was created to develop Eaton’s future General Managers.

Graduates of the program are prepared for management level roles in supply chain, sales, operations excellence, manufacturing operations, and product line management.

Alumni of the program hold a variety of functional leadership positions including Acquisition Integration, International Sales, Plant and Operations Management, Business Development, Product Management, Global Marketing, Customer Support, General Manager, and Vice President.

As a participant, you will complete two assignments, each approximately one year in length. Assignments may include roles in supply chain, product marketing, business development and/or manufacturing operations. As a member of this dynamic program you will be provided plenty of opportunities to network and build relationships with various business leaders throughout the organization.


Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements):

  • Currently possess or will have obtained an MBA degree from an accredited institution no later than August 2018

  • Minimum of 5-years of work experience between undergraduate and graduate degrees

  • Minimum of 1-year direct supervisory experience or cross functional project or team management experience

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship

  • Geographical flexibility to relocate within the United States for the duration of the Development Program

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, business management, or other technical discipline from an accredited college or university

  • A minimum of 2-years, previous managerial or supervisory experience strongly preferred

  • Manufacturing environment experience

  • Strong business and financial acumen – understands how business works and understands the key drivers of profitability and growth

  • Financial analysis, negotiation, project and/or program management. A track record of driving execution, delivering results, and cope with ambiguity

  • Ability to inspire others

  • Strong history of job progression and promotions

  • Global experience

  • Desire to build careers in areas including general management (plant, program, product or operations management) marketing, sales, business development, or strategy.

  • Strong analytical, writing, and presentation skills

Position Criteria:

  • This role may include travel (up to 25%) within a local region as determined by assignment manager

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Marketing

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring region only

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.