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Graduate Leadership Development Program: ELECTRICAL ENGINEER Corporate Research and Technology

Prague, Czech Republic


Job Description

The Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) offers an exciting, engaging, and fun environment for creative  engineers who are looking for great learning, advancement, and technology leadership opportunities in a broad range of technological fields and in an highly diverse team of researchers and engineers.

With almost 100 employees we are a vibrant Engineering and Innovation Center for electrical, vehicle, hydraulic, and aerospace applications for the region focus on businesses in Europe, Middle-East & Africa.


  • The program consists of 2 times one-year assignments in different business division and technology areas with experiences that will be focuses on new products and cross business innovations.
  • Assignment will be based within our European Innovation Center in Czech Republic (Prague - Roztoky).
  • Participants will have a high level of interaction with Eaton Leadership.
  • Participants will be expected to formally present project updates to Engineering Leadership and will receive multiple opportunities for networking and formal training. Training needs will focus on both technical skills as well as leadership competencies.
  • Sample Post-Program Position: Graduates of the program should be ready for key engineering roles, ranging from product design and engineering to program management
  • This is a Talent pool for suitable candidates which we identify for specific projects. Candidates will be contacted upon opening of the projects.


  • IMPORTANT: Authorization to work in the Czech republic is required
  • 2017 or 2016 MS degree in Electrical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Innovation Management, or related engineering field
  • Interest in electrical power distribution, power electronics, integrated electrical solutions, power systems controls and automation, etc.
  • Curious about next generation AC and DC Smart and micro grid architectures. 
  • Interest in project management experience and agile technology development methodologies
  • Open to collaborate with universities and external research partners
  • Entrepreneurial mindset
  • Would like to understand customer and business need
  • Not afraid of writing government funded research proposals
  • Driven & motivated by learning new technologies, products and applications, even when very different to past studies & experience


Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 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 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.

Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 046299