Eaton, the intelligent power management company, is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive workplace. In line with this commitment, the firm has stepped up its hiring of women engineers across areas. In 2021, over 54 per cent of its new hires were women engineers.
The figure is very encouraging as the previous year, that is, in 2020, the women amongst new hires were 19 per cent less.
With more and more women opting for science, technology, engineering, and mathematics (STEM) careers, the volume of talent available within the industry for these roles has gone up.
Eaton employs women engineers in various domains including data analytics, computer science, information technology, mechanical, electrical, electrical and communications, automation, power electronics, and aerospace engineering.
The Company plans to continue expanding its presence across campuses and incorporating new colleges with respect to niche skills hiring.
Ashish Kapoor, director, human resources, India, aims to “make Eaton a great place to work where the uniqueness of each individual is valued. In lines with our goal to become a model of inclusion and diversity in our industry, we remain committed to ensuring that Eaton continues to be an equal opportunity employer”.
Kapoor admits that “Eaton’s success is dependent on our ability to identify, attract and groom diverse people with the brightest minds.”
Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. The Company is to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. It posted revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serves customers in over 170 countries.