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Operations Leadership Development Programme

Project Management/Analytics/Finance.

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Job Description

Eaton’s Early Talent Operations Leadership Development Programme is a three-year rotational programme designed to expose you to a variety of enriching, diverse and cross functional learning experiences. Two assignments are in operations in the following areas: lean/continuous improvement, quality, project management, supply chain management, project management, logistics.

We make what matters work


One assignment is in a commercial role: technical support, product management, inside sales or similar. These experiences will provide you the building blocks necessary to launch you onto an exciting and engaging operations leadership career at Eaton. Participants will complete three one-year assignments two different countries across our business sectors in EMEA region.

Programme Structure:

  • 3 years, 3 different assignments
  • 2 roles in operations (starting in Project Management and Operations (Manufacturing) + 1 role in commercial area
  • 2 different countries (start in Sutton/Luton manufacturing plant, UK)
  • Challenging job roles each year and ongoing leadership trainings
  • Networking with senior leadership as part of the yearly leadership conference
  • Programme start in September 

Be part of an amazing culture that is focused on doing what is right

  • Forbes' America's 2022 Best Large Employers
  • Forbes' America's 2020 Best Employers for Women
  • Derwent Top 100 Global Innovators 2020
  • Ethisphere Magazine’s 2021 World’s Most Ethical Companies
  • Fortune’s 2020 World’s Most Admired Companies
  • Human Rights Campaign 2022 Best Places to Work for LGBTQ Equality

Candidate Profile:

  • Currently possesses, or will have obtained, a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in currently possess or will have obtained a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Engineering, Science, Mathematics, Finance with a with a graduation date no later than August 2022
  • Fluent English
  • Work or internship experience is a plus (minimum 1 years and max 3 years of experience)
  • Desire to build a leadership career in multinational company
  • Leadership aptitude and/or demonstrated leadership experience within university or community
  • Self-motivated and a strong desire to achieve results
  • Geographical flexibility to relocate within the EMEA for the duration of the programme

Programme Benefits:

  • Develop breadth of knowledge of our operations and supply chain processes and get experience in the commercial side of the business and learn about customers.
  • Learn how to deliver results in key business driver areas such as safety, quality, delivery, inventory productivity and sales
  • Work side by side with experienced leaders who will provide coaching and mentorship opportunities
  • Work to solve real-world challenges in various Eaton business groups with a continuous improvement mindset
  • Learn what it takes to be a successful leader with our immersive leadership development series that helps you master the key foundational building blocks of Eaton’s Leadership Model.
  • Participate in our inclusion employee resource groups (iERGs) where various demographic groups and their allies work together toward common organisational goals
  • Help Eaton achieve our 2030 sustainability goals which include reducing our GHG emissions from our operations by 50% and have 100% of our manufacturing sites certified to be zero waste to landfill

What you will get from us

Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably.

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 day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.

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Job ID Number: 118405
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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: Ongoing
  • Starting: September 2022
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: Competitive + benefits
  • All grades
  • Nottingham
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  • All STEM disciplines

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