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Life in Roztoky

The home of our European Innovation Center, Roztoky, Czech Republic, is where our dynamic team is dedicated to solving tomorrow’s power management challenges today. Join us as we reinvent how people live, work and play.

A place where invention and discovery become reality every day

In Roztoky, we develop innovations that help improve the quality of life and the environment.

Established in 2012, the European Innovation Center is dedicated to making Eaton’s products and services more efficient, safe and sustainable. As part of the global Corporate Research and Technology group, our center plays a vital role in the company’s research and development.

Our teams specialize in electrical, hydraulic and mechanical engineering and support customers across Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Our specific focus areas include vehicle powertrains, industrial automation, power distribution, hydraulics, electronics and IT. We’re accelerating innovation across our portfolio by joining forces with a wide range of government, industry and academic partners.

Your skills in software development, systems engineering, power electronics, and digital signal processing can help us tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet. The European Innovation Center is a place where you can reach your full potential — and where you can help us reach ours.

  • Accelerating innovation

    We won three EU grants under European Regional Development Fund, OP Enterprise and Innovations for Competitiveness:
"By managing power more efficiently, we can help society and the environment. It’s a great time to be an engineer and there’s nowhere better to work on truly meaningful projects than at Eaton."
Luděk, engineering manager, Roztoky, Czech Republic

We make what matters work.

We’re a power management company, but more importantly, what we do improves the quality of life and the environment. Our products, technologies and services make a difference in the world.
"Since joining Eaton after graduation, I’ve grown with the Innovation Center—from receiving my master’s degree to becoming a mother. Eaton’s flexibility has supported my needs at every stage of my life."
Olga, senior embedded software engineer, Roztoky, Czech Republic

The rewards we offer our employees demonstrate how we focus on their priorities.

From education assistance to flexible work schedules, we care about our employees’ personal and professional development.

Hear more about what our leaders and employees are saying

     

    An exciting, dynamic and creative work environment 

    Diverse people and projects

    With experts from many different countries and fields collaborating under one roof, inspiration is always just a conversation away.

    Working in Roztoky brings generous benefits, including professional development, flexible schedules, wellness support and frequent social events. We also love supporting the local community through regular volunteering and fundraising.

    Living in Roztoky

    In the suburbs of Prague, the town of Roztoky offers its residents many advantages. It’s well connected by public transport and is less than 30 minutes from Prague’s city center, international airport, and the Czech Technical University.

    Brimming with history and culture, Prague ranks in the world’s top 20 cities by quality of life. As the Czech Republic’s capital, this cosmopolitan city is welcoming with a diverse population from across Europe and beyond. You’ll find a vibrant nightlife too, with a wide variety of friendly restaurants, bars and pubs to explore.

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    Innovation labs: automotive, residential, hydraulic, electro and IT power
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    Innovation labs: automotive, residential, hydraulic, electro and IT power
    Close partnerships with local universities
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    Close partnerships with local universities
    "While I’m a foreigner in the Czech Republic, I was immediately welcomed into the European Innovation Center’s diverse team. Thanks to Eaton’s shared vision and culture, I’ve been able to contribute fully from day one."
    Jeremy, senior mechatronics engineer, Roztoky, Czech Republic

    Inclusion & diversity

    Diverse perspectives and backgrounds power our performance.
    "I joined Eaton for the fantastic leadership development program: two one-year projects, developing soft and hard skills and offering amazing networking opportunities. Plus, there’s a great atmosphere here!"
    Daniel, senior vehicle electrification engineer, Roztoky, Czech Republic