Eaton Corporation HR Manager BSC in Budapest, Hungary

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

Would you like to take part in challenging projects within a global company? Eaton's Corporate Sector has an opening for:

HR Manager - Business Services Center (BSC)

Location: EMEA Business Service Center in Budapest, Hungary

As a member of Eaton’s Electrical & Corporate EMEA HR and Business Service Center (BSC) Local Leadership Teams, actively participate in the definition & implementation of Eaton’s HR strategy in EMEA, with direct accountability for the BSC Head of HR in Budapest.

Essential Functions:


  • HR Functional Excellence _ Ensure that all HR activities and programs are implemented in accordance with Eaton’s HR strategy. These include: talent acquisition; talent management & organizational effectiveness; compensation & benefits; mobility; rewards & recognition; performance management; inclusion and diversity; health, safety and employee wellness; human resources administration; human resource information systems; payroll; employee communications; employment/industrial/labor relations; right-sizing activities; mergers, acquisitions & divestitures activities; HR governance.

  • Deputy Facility leader _ Act as deputy facility leader for the BSC in Budapest, Hungary, and ensure site policies and programs are implemented. Responsible for Office Coordination, Administration, 3rd party providers to the office and HR. BSC site budget responsibility.

  • Responsible for Service Delivery Team Leadership.

  • Responsible for Volunteer Group activities and engagement.


  • Ensure adequate facility space and environment that supports the business needs.

  • Represent Eaton with building owner, building management, project management and all suppliers to ensure adequate quality and the best price facility.

  • Secure building space as required to meet the space demands of the Eaton businesses

  • Accountable for CAR and Operating Budgets

  • Ensure support and results of all teams (Facility, property and office management, HR, MESH, Finance, IT, Project Transition & CPI, External and internal communication)

  • Lead profit planning and financial results of BSC


  • Understand the business strategy and identify opportunities to improve organizational capability and drive culture change to align the organization with the strategy. Ensure organization practices align with Eaton Philosophy. Develop and nurture a customer focused, positive customer caring attitude, capabilities, and culture.


  • Ensure that annual employee job performance assessments are conducted. (the annual goal setting process, the annual assessment process and periodic feedback sessions that strive to raise the performance bar in the organization. Provide coaching and consulting to BSC leaders on effective performance management intervention. Coaching, consulting, facilitating.





  • Minimum of a university degree, preferably with concentration in HR. Masters’ Degree preferred.

  • Experience in a multi-country HR experience is required.

  • Experience in HR and Shared Service Industry preferred.

  • A previous experience in managing a multicultural team is crucial for this role. An experience in managing resources remotely would be a plus.

  • Excellent business service skills and hands on people management.

  • Ability to understand, interpret and easily communicate and align policies and practices to the Eaton Philosophy & Values and Code of Ethics .

  • Proven ability to influence and work effectively across all levels in a highly-matrix environment.

  • Demonstrate discretion, able to work with sensitive and confidential materials and possess good business judgment.

  • General knowledge of local employment laws and ability to apply legal concepts to real world situations.

  • Highly organized with strong attention to detail, while also able to manage multiple priorities.

  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal across a wide audience

  • Proven ability to deal with conflict and diffuse difficult situations

  • Fluent in Hungarian and English is required

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Human Resources

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Corporate Sector

Job Level: Manager

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: No

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.