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OPERATIONS Early Talent Graduate Leadership Development Program

Budapest, Hungary

We make what matters work.

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 Eaton leaders to power their careers.

What sets our Early Talent Leadership Development Programs apart:

Meaningful work: You'll be given a high degree of responsibility with support by all colleagues in the team

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Inclusive and diverse culture: We encourage you to be yourself and by joining our inclusion Eaton resource groups (iERGs) you can contribute to building an inclusive and diverse culture, which is ensuring fairness and equity for all.

Learning and growth: Cross business and cross functional learning will support you to accelerate your development. You will work side by side with experienced leaders who will provide coaching and mentorship opportunities. Furthermore, monthly leadership training series and a yearly leadership conference will help you to gain the fundamentals needed to accelerate your leadership journey.

Well-being and safety: Your well-being matters, so we enable you to maintain a healthy work-work-life balance You'll receive attractive remuneration and other perks.

International career: You will work in 2 different countries during the program.

Your career matters - and we're here to make it work. Are you ready?

Program Overview:

The Eaton Operations Leadership Development Program is a three-year program that involves three unique, 12-month assignments across different business and 2 different countries and Eaton locations. Two assignments are in operations area meaning it is a role in manufacturing or in supply chain organization, and one assignment is in a commercial area which will help you to gain experience in sales organization.

  • This position will start in Supply Chain division, based in Hungary, Budapest.
  • The program is planned to start beginning of September 2024.
  • Potential Operations Assignments include: lean/continuous improvement, quality, project management, supply chain management, project management, logistics etc
  • Potential Commercial Assignment include: technical support, product management, inside sales, strategic sales etc.

After completion of the program, your experience and newly acquired skills could lead you in a variety of leadership career paths within manufacturing and operations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Currently possesses, or will have obtained a bachelor's or master's degree in Business (economics, business administration, supply chain management, international management etc.) or Engineering (electrical, engineering technology, engineering management, applied engineering etc.) with a graduation date no later than August 202
  • Work or internship experience is a plus (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 program
  • Ability to speak a second language

We make your growth matter.

At Eaton, we foster an environment where you're trusted, valued and encouraged to learn and grow. We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful from day one, and offer you the opportunity to make a real difference. So, join us, and unlock your potential - in an environment where your uniqueness is not just welcome, it's celebrated.

Learn more about how Eaton makes what matters work here.


Client-provided location(s): Budapest, Hungary
Job ID: Eaton-21209Budapest
Employment Type: Other

Perks and Benefits

  • Health and Wellness

    • Health Insurance
    • Health Reimbursement Account
    • Dental Insurance
    • Vision Insurance
    • Life Insurance
    • Short-Term Disability
    • Long-Term Disability
    • FSA
    • HSA With Employer Contribution
    • Fitness Subsidies
    • On-Site Gym
    • Pet Insurance
    • Mental Health Benefits
    • Virtual Fitness Classes
  • Parental Benefits

    • Birth Parent or Maternity Leave
    • Adoption Assistance Program
  • Work Flexibility

    • Flexible Work Hours
    • Remote Work Opportunities
    • Hybrid Work Opportunities
  • Office Life and Perks

    • Casual Dress
    • On-Site Cafeteria
  • Vacation and Time Off

    • Paid Vacation
    • Paid Holidays
    • Personal/Sick Days
    • Leave of Absence
    • Summer Fridays
  • Financial and Retirement

    • 401(K) With Company Matching
    • Performance Bonus
    • Relocation Assistance
    • Financial Counseling
  • Professional Development

    • Tuition Reimbursement
    • Promote From Within
    • Mentor Program
    • Shadowing Opportunities
    • Access to Online Courses
    • Internship Program
    • Work Visa Sponsorship
    • Leadership Training Program
    • Associate or Rotational Training Program
  • Diversity and Inclusion

    • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Program
    • Employee Resource Groups (ERG)