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Eaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power ─ today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we’re accelerating the planet’s transition to renewable energy and helping to solve the world’s most urgent power management challenges.

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.

Broad Ground Road, Redditch, B98 8YS
Industry Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
Company size:   10,001+ employees
Industry:   Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing
Company Details
Broad Ground Road
B98 8YS

Eaton is a large manufacturing company with over 50,000 employees globally. Over the years the organisation has refined its commitment to flexible working, and recognising the importance of it when hiring a diverse workforce. Eaton offers several different flexible options, including part-time, flexi-time, compressed hours and job sharing. 

What we love about Eaton:

💡 Eaton strives to meet the needs of its diverse workforce through flexible work options, developed to fit around them.

💡 Eaton focuses on employees' wellbeing through their different working arrangements to find a healthy work-life balance.

What's worth checking about Eaton

💡Eaton operations in multiple different countries, and flexible working arrangement differ for each. 

Articles about Eaton:

💡Eaton has been chosen as a 2021 Top 100 Most Loved Workplace® in Newsweek

Flexible Working Approach

Flexible work solutions to fit your life 

We make flexible work, work. We are committed to the wellbeing of our employees and recognize that our diverse workforce has diverse needs. To help our employees achieve work-life synergy and bring their best self to work, we offer multiple flexible work solutions to fit their life


We strive to provide benefits and programs around the world that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. We invite you to browse the common programs shown below. These programs are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site. Please check with an HR representative to learn more about the programs available at your local site.  In many cases, instead of Eaton providing a program, it may be provided directly by government resources  in compliance with local regulations.

  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs to support you now and as you plan for the future
  • Wellness programs and resources to support the wellbeing of you and your family 
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
  • Paid time off with vacation, sick days and holiday observance
  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico) 
  • Recognition programs for a wide range of achievements
  • Referral program to reward you for helping us find the right candidate
  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance

Part-time: An employee who works fewer hours than a full-time worker. There is no specific number of hours that makes someone part-time, but a full-time worker will usually work 35-40 hours a week.
Flexi-Time: This is a working schedule that allows employees to choose when they start and end their workday, usually to accomodate an individuals needs and other commitments outside of work.
Compressed Hours: This is where an employee increases the volume of hours worked each day in order to reduce the number of days worked.
Full-time: A full-time employee works between 35 and 40 hours per week, usually on a permanent contract.
Job Share: An arrangement where two people, or sometimes more, are retained on a part-time or reduced-time basis to perform a job normally fulfilled by one person working full-time.
Hybrid Working (Office / Home): This means an employee splits their time between the workplace (usually office based) and remote working (usually at home).
Remote or Mobile Working: This is a type of working arrangement that allows an employee to work from a remote location outside of corporate offices.
Work From Home (WFH): This is where an employee has the ability to set up their workspace at home, and manage their work without the need to go to the office.
Office Working: This refers to an employee being physically present in the workplace to fulfil their contractual responsibilities.
Career Breaks / Sabbatical: These are an extended periods of agreed absence from work. The term is often used interchangeably with "sabbatical", which is generally taken to mean a shorter period of leave of several weeks or months.

*Please note that not all flexible working options may not be available for every role.

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