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Eaton Co-op Program: Applications Engineering (Fall 2019)

Cleveland, Ohio
Engineering

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Job Description

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 responsibilities.
  • 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 2017 sales of $20.4 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:
Eaton’s Fall Co-Op Program is for students pursuing a degree in electrical engineering. The objective of the programs is to develop students in the application engineering function through a practical experience, as well as assist in the personal development of leadership competencies through training, networking and coaching. The assignment will help the participant develop a wide range of leadership and functional competencies within the field of engineering. Assignments are available for those students interested in application engineering for power distribution 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 the Co-Op Program!
 
Essential Functions:
Completion of their sophomore year by the start of the Co-Op. This Co-Op is designed to provide opportunities to a diverse 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 paid Co-Op, students will work on projects that have a measurable impact on our business and will be coached and mentored by Eaton leaders.
 
This program provides candidates with great exposure to Eaton and would prepare them for a potential opportunity to be considered for the Eaton Leadership Development Programs or an engineering or operations role within Eaton upon graduation.
 
Example assignments might include:
  • Working with a team to develop test fixtures for verifying performance of various elements of Switchgear and Motor Control assemblies.  As a member of the team, you will work with lead engineers on design principles such as defining requirements, contributing to definition of hardware design, define test plans and perform validation testing to confirm that system and functional requirements are met. 
  • Working with a team to document and organize standards for control schematics along with other collateral utilized to fulfill customer requirements.
  • Working with a team to improve productivity of the application engineering function through testing and implementation of engineering systems.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements):
  • Actively enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program in engineering with a major in electrical engineering from an accredited institution
  • Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher (please do not round)
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship
  • Geographical flexibility to relocate within the Southeastern United States for the duration of the Co-op Program
 
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Completion of sophomore year by the start of the co-op
  • Prior internship or co-op experience
  • Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills
  • Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or the community

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 Eaton.com. 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. Eaton.com/careers.

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, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 058147