Eaton Corporation Graduate Leadership Development Program -Technical Sales & Inside Sales in Budapest, Hungary

Eaton Leadership Development Program – in Sales is designed to accelerate the development of future sales leaders by providing participants with functional and leadership experiences that enable them to learn, contribute and integrate with the organization. The program is ideal for recent graduates in electrical, mechanical, industrial or general engineering, industrial distribution or engineering technology who have a proven track record of excellent academic performance and are passionate about a career in a multinational environment in the area of sales.

Program structure:

  • This is a two-year program that involves two 12-month assignments in EMEA region in the electrical sector. In an effort to maximize your development, each assignment has the potential to have you placed in different facilities and/or functions during the length of your program. Your assignments will give you multiple opportunities to develop your leadership skills.

  • The assignments will provide participants with exposure to different areas such as and not limited to: outside sales / field sales, account management, customer support, inside sales support (interpreting customer specifications, drawings and schematics to provide quotes, solutions)

  • You will also have the opportunity to interact with and present to Eaton leaders during your assignments.

  • You will be expected to work with other participants in the program on projects outside of your assigned location.

  • Locations and rotations might include: Hungary, Germany, France

  • Upon successful completion of the program, your experience and newly acquired skills could lead you in a variety of career path such as inside sales manager, key account manager, team leader or continuous process improvement responsible and other sales leadership roles as identified by the current business needs.



  • Bachelor or Master in electrical, mechanical, industrial or general engineering, industrial distribution, engineering technology

  • Fluent in English and German or French knowledge

  • Work or internship experience is a plus (max 3 years of experience)

  • Geographically flexible and willing to relocate during the program

  • Leadership aptitude and/or demonstrated leadership experience within university or community

  • Self-motivated and a strong desire to achieve results

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

What Eaton offers:

  • Permanent contract in fast growing global company

  • Great promotional opportunities – Eaton encourages internal promotion, whenever possible

  • Culture & Values - Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day

  • Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 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 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Sales

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: ES EMEA Region

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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.