2019-20 Eaton Leadership Development Program “Operation Engineering”

Job Description

Eaton Puerto Rico Early Talent Program is currently seeking qualified students for the Leadership Development Program to join our team.

At Eaton, we make what matters work. Power is a fundamental part of our world. That's why we're dedicated to improving people's lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more efficient, safe and reliable. Because that's what really matters. And we're here to make sure it works.

Eaton is a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 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 100,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information about us, please visit Eaton.com

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

Eaton's Puerto Rico Early Talent programs provides our businesses with new university graduates, or current university students, to fill critical business needs through our structured programs.  Participants in our Early Talent Programs works to solve real-world problems while developing the skills required to manage 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.

The Eaton Leadership Development Program “Operation Engineering” focus its efforts to maximize the selected student development. Each assignment has the potential to have the student placed in different facilities, businesses, and/or functions during the length of the program (2 – 3 years). The assignments will provide multiple opportunities to enhance the student’s leadership skills. The selected student will also have the opportunity to interact with Eaton’s leaders during the assignments.

After completion of the program, the experience and acquired skills could qualify the selected student for regular employee roles such as “Lean Engineer, OPEX Engineer, PLS Engineer, Maintenance Engineer, Manufacturing Supervisor and Manufacturing Engineer”.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s or master’s degree in engineering sciences: industrial, mechanical and/or electrical from an accredited institution required by June of the current year, with a GPA minimum of 3.0 or higher

  • Flexibility to relocate in Puerto Rico and USA

  • Leadership aptitude (ability to lead others within campus and/or community) and a desire to build a career in manufacturing operations with exposure to supervision skills development

  • Strong communication skills (oral/written) in both Spanish and English

  • Relevant internship or co-op experience in progress to be completed by June of current year

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States/ Puerto Rico without company sponsorship


Position Success Criteria:

Transportation to and from the worksite and for incidental business travel is the responsibility of the participant; however, expenses for required and approved business travel (not including the worksite) will be reimbursed.

This role may include travel (up to10%).

We are 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.

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: EPG CPD PCD Power Components Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time