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We make what matterswork.

 

At Eaton, we believethat power, whether it’s electrical, hydraulic or mechanical power -- is afundamental part of people’s lives. Technology, transportation, energy andinfrastructure—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 tomanage power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. And we’re committed toimproving people’s lives, the communities where we live and work, and the planetour future generations will depend on. Because that’s what reallymatters–and  we’re here to make sure it works.

 

While our vision is toimprove the quality of life and the environment through the use of powermanagement technologies and services, our culture and what we value can berepresented in six essential leadership attributes expected of all Eatonemployees.

  • 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 animpact in the world. At Eaton, we’re solving some of the toughest challenges onthe planet. Our Early Talent Programs ensure that you have a multitude ofopportunities to make an impact across a global organization. Participants inour Early Talent Programs work to solve real-world challenges while developingthe skills required to lead at the next level. Early Talent assignments holdtrue significance to our businesses. In turn, participants gain enriching anddiverse experiences and work side by side with experienced leaders to powertheir careers.

 
What sets our Early Talent Programs apart:
  • Each individual’s development experience iscustomized to help participants reach their potential; no two participants willhave the same experience or set of responsibilities.

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

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

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

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


About Eaton:

As a powermanagement company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion, Eaton providesenergy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manageelectrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely andsustainably. We have approximately 95,000 employees across the world, and sellproducts to customers in more than 175 countries. 


PositionOverview: 

Eaton’s Summer ApplicationsEngineering Co-Op Program is forstudents pursuing a degree in electrical engineering. The objective of theprograms is to develop students in the application engineering function througha practical experience, as well as assist in the personal development ofleadership competencies through training, networking and coaching. Theassignment will help the participant develop a wide range of leadership andfunctional competencies within the field of engineering. Assignments areavailable for those students interested in application engineering for powerdistribution and control products (Switchgear, Switchboards and Motor Control)serving the Data Center, Alternative Energy and other industrial markets.?Wherever your career aspirations lie, you can cultivate your skills in theCo-Op Program! 

Essential Functions: 

Completion of their sophomore year bythe start of the Co-Op. This Co-Op is designed to provide opportunities to adiverse mix of students who demonstrate the same high level of ethics, values,creativity and performance we expect from our employees. During the 12 to 14 week paidCo-Op, students will work on projects that have a measurable impact on ourbusiness and will be coached and mentored by Eaton leaders. 

This program provides candidates withgreat exposure to Eaton and would prepare them for a potential opportunity tobe considered for the Eaton Leadership Development Programs or an engineeringor operations role within Eaton upon graduation. 

Example assignments might include: 
  • Working with a team todevelop test fixtures for verifying performance of various elements ofSwitchgear and Motor Control assemblies.? As a member of the team, you willwork with lead engineers on design principles such as defining requirements,contributing to definition of hardware design, define test plans and performvalidation testing to confirm that system and functional requirements are met.?  

  • Working with a team todocument and organize standards for control schematics along with othercollateral utilized to fulfill customer requirements. 

  • Working with a team toimprove productivity of the application engineering function through testingand implementation of engineering systems. 


Qualifications

Basic Qualifications(Including Educational Requirements):

  • Actively enrolled in abachelor’s degree program in engineering with a major in electrical engineeringfrom an accredited institution 

  • Minimum overallcumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher (please do not round) 

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

  • Geographicalflexibility to relocate within the Southeastern United States for the durationof the Co-op Program  

 

PreferredQualifications:

  • Minimum overallcumulative GPA of 3.0 of higher 

  • Completion of sophomoreyear by the start of the co-op  

  • Prior internship orco-op experience 

  • Excellent written, oralcommunication and presentation skills  

  • Demonstrated leadershipexperience within campus and/or the community  


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: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: Electrical 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 country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time


Eaton’s Summer ApplicationsEngineering Co-Op Program is forstudents pursuing a degree in electrical engineering. The objective of theprograms is to develop students in the application engineering function througha practical experience, as well as assist in the personal development ofleadership competencies through training, networking and coaching. Theassignment will help the participant develop a wide range of leadership andfunctional competencies within the field of engineering. Assignments areavailable for those students interested in application engineering for powerdistribution and control products (Switchgear, Switchboards and Motor Control)serving the Data Center, Alternative Energy and other industrial markets.Wherever your career aspirations lie, you can cultivate your skills in theCo-Op Program!

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