Eaton Careers

Eaton Internship Program: Supply Chain (Master's/MBA)

Cleveland, Ohio
Supply Chain / Logistics


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:
The objective of the Eaton Internship for Program Supply Chain Management is designed to provide interns challenging and rewarding supply chain experiences to develop leadership and functional skills. The program is ideal for current MBA or Masters of Supply Chain Management students who have a proven track record of excellent academic performance and a high level of ethics, values, and creativity. Selected candidates will be passionate about a career in supply chain management in a manufacturing environment.
During the internship, participants are provided with on-the-job professional and leadership responsibilities while working on projects with measurable business impact.
The 12 to 14 week paid internship will provide participants with:
  • Exposure to project management, strategic supply sourcing, commodity management, logistics trade management, new product development, materials management, or supplier development.
  • Assignments aligned with the strategic objectives of Eaton’s Supply Chain function.
  • Presentations and coaching opportunities led by members of the senior SCM leadership team.
  • Learning and development of Eaton Leadership Competencies such as business strategy, business acumen, and leveraging resources.
After completion of the internship, and upon graduation, your experience and newly acquired skills could lead to a variety of career paths, such as full time employment in the Supply Chain rotational leadership development program or directly into the field. The Supply Chain Leadership Development Program (SCMLDP) is a full-time rotational program which could include assignments in Supply Chain, Purchasing, or Commodity Management.


Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements):
  • Actively enrolled in a Master’s or MBA degree program with a focus in supply chain management from an accredited institution.
  • A minimum of one internship in Supply Chain or Operations.
  • 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 Internship Program.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Desire for a career in Supply Chain Management in manufacturing environment
  • Strong analytical, writing, and presentation skills
  • High potential/high interest to develop as future leader within the supply chain/operations organization
  • Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or the community
Position Criteria:
  • This role may include travel (up to 25%) within a local region as determined the assignment manager.
  • Transportation to and from the worksite and for incidental business travel is the responsibility of the intern; however, expenses for required and approved business travel (not including the worksite) will be reimbursed.
  • The summer internship culminates with a formal presentation where students showcase their success stories to leaders of the organization and receive feedback on their performance.
To Apply: In addition to applying through the campus system, interested candidates must apply to in order to be considered for this opportunity.

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: Supply Chain / Logistics

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

Requisition ID: 063851