Eaton Corporation Sales Manager Germany Industry & mOEM (m/f) in Bonn, Germany

Eaton Electric Division has an opening for:

Sales manager Germany (Industry and mOEM) (m/f)

Essential Functions:

  • Define and execute sales and go to market for assigned segments aligned with German sales and business units strategies.

  • Lead the sales team in the assigned segments to meet or exceed the defined targets

  • Build close relationships with key customers and distributors

  • Negotiate important contracts and projects

  • Develop a highly engaged team

  • Recruit, hire, train, develop and continuously improve organizational capabilities of assigned personnel.

  • Responsible for planning and managing the sales resources to assure that adequate coverage is applied to accounts.

  • Understand major competitors’ tactics, organization, distribution strategy, and pricing while keeping management informed of trends and changes. Understand the products and their competitive position in Germany.

  • Assure that strategic and country operation plans, major product launches, and key programs are properly planned, executed and managed.



  • Bachelor's degree/diploma in Electrical Engineering (or equivalent), Master's degree preferred

  • Proven experience in developing and leading highly engaged teams

  • Proven experience in defining and executing successful sales and go to market strategies

  • Extended product and market knowledge

  • Established customer relationships within the market area

  • Time management, presentation/training skills, planning skills

  • Proven track record in value added selling

  • Team builder with excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Fluent in German and English

What Eaton offers:

  • Company car

  • Home office solution

  • Incentive plan

  • Additional health and life insurance

  • 33 days of holidays to use

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

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Job: Sales

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Sales EMEA

Job Level: Manager

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 75 % of the Time

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