Eaton Corporation Executive Talent Acquisition Consultant in Cleveland, Ohio

The Executive Talent Acquisition (ETA) Consultant will be responsible for the sourcing, attracting and acquiring of exceptional & diverse emerging leadership talent across Eaton. He/she will focus on working with internal clients and human resource managers to define executive hiring needs as well as develop and implement cost effective, results oriented recruitment strategies that yield excellent hires throughout the organization. The ETA Consultant will drive all search activities i.e., determination of sourcing methodology & tools, proactive recruiting, pre-screening of candidates, reporting, structure of interviews, and ensure that the correct diversity focus is maintained.

Specific responsibilities will include:

  • Support and manage a full slate of executive/emerging leadership recruiting projects (full life cycle)

  • Creatively and proactively source, screen and present high quality leadership candidates

  • Develop appropriate and consistent communications with internal clients and senior human resource partners to ensure a positive client and candidate experience

  • Provide strategic direction and counsel to hiring executives and senior human resources managers regarding recruiting trends, concerns and possibilities for opportunistic hiring

  • Negotiate complex offer packages consisting of both short-term and long -term items

  • Market Eaton as an "Employer of Choice"

  • Prepare and present attractive recruitment messages and materials appropriate to executive level hiring

  • Ensure the presentation of high quality leadership candidates in accordance with diversity and EEO goals and objectives for both internal and external searches

  • Manage and conduct thorough reference and background checks on final candidates

  • Effectively utilize comprehensive knowledge of company benefits, general compensation strategies, affirmative action program awareness and recruiting sales techniques

  • Develop and maintain a robust network of internal and external relationships


Basic Qualifications

  • 5 years of professional experience in recruiting, sales or human resources

  • 2 years of executive and/or emerging leadership level recruiting

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university

  • Must be authorized to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship

    Preferred Qualifications

  • MBA or other advanced degree

  • Executive level recruiting and/or retained search firm experience

  • Experience in recruiting professionals within the manufacturing or technology industries

Position Criteria

The successful incumbent will possess a continuous improvement mindset and enjoy working in a team driven environment. He/she will have a high level of curiosity and will be a seeker of information committed to ongoing learning. He/she will also possess a strategic mindset, having the ability to anticipate and plan for multiple outcomes.

  • Strong client facing capabilities- personable with consultative sales and persuasion skills

for reasoning and negotiations.

  • Fully knowledgeable of executive recruiting techniques, recruitment plan development, sourcing methods (executive referrals, research, direct sourcing and internet search.

  • Operates with a high sense of urgency and embraces being accessible to clients, candidates and business partners

  • Consultative and adaptable leadership style

  • Excellent negotiation and sales skills

  • Excellent relationship management skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication (verbal and written) skills

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: Human Resources

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time