Eaton Corporation Sales Representative Houston in Houston, Texas

Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Division is seeking a Field Sales Representative. The Field Sales Representative will be based out of Houston.

Position Overview:

As the electrical industry's global leader for explosion proof and hazardous environments, Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business is constantly pushing forward and looking ahead, advancing electrical and instrumentation products in new and innovative ways. Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Business manufactures over 100,000 products for NEC and IEC applications, including: conduit fittings and cable glands, industrial control and electrical apparatus, enclosures, industrial luminaires (including LED), plugs and receptacles, drilling and marine products, commercial construction and solar solutions.

The successful candidate will be responsible for achieving sales goals and executing sales plans within an assigned sales territory and/or account.

Essential Functions:

  • Close orders; prepare professional quotations and bills of material.

  • Monitor flow of targeted business in assigned area and communicate issues, needs and/or workload requirements as necessary.

  • Initiate order preparation activity; provide technical and application assistance to customers and distributors.

  • Occasional customer visits; will organize and/or assist in customer training efforts.

  • Responsible to maintain office catalogs/competitive information files and other industry-related documentation.

  • Sustain proper communication with internal customers, including price and product feedback on both commercial and technical issues while maintaining effective communication and coordination with field sales engineers.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required

  • Minimum 3 years of industrial product sales experience is required

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

  • No relocation benefit offered, candidates must live within immediate Houston area to be considered

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing, Engineering or Technical Sales from an accredited university is preferred

  • Experience selling into electrical or heavy industrial markets is preferred

  • Experience managing distribution initiatives is preferred

  • 7 years of related sales experience is preferred

  • Experience calling on contractors, industrial end users and specification engineers is preferred

Position Criteria

  • Demonstrated track record of exceeding quotas and sales targets

  • Strong project management capabilities

  • Organized, detailed oriented and ability to manage multiple priorities

  • Exceptional listening skills and self-motivation are essential

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: Sales

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG CHD EP Americas

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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.