Eaton Corporation Field Applications Engineer in Leicestershire, United Kingdom

This role sits within our Marketing function, requiring close interaction with Sales, Product Management and Engineering. The incumbent will develop technical knowledge of fuse and switching products and be responsible for providing technical support direct to customers and through sales channels to assist with the selection of suitable fuse and switch solutions. Our aim is to offer industry leading technical advice to our customers.

Essential functions of this role are:

  • Giving technical advice to customers and developing an understanding of their specific application requirements

  • Developing and delivering training packages to customers and internal stakeholders

  • Interpret and contribute technical data to tender documents

  • Research trends within the electrical industry and identify opportunities to develop and market new products

  • Support and develop projects and promotional activities to strengthen market position

  • Build and maintain cross functional relationships


In order to be successful in this role the incumbent must:

  • Have a degree in Electrical Engineering or demonstrable equivalent experience

  • Possess excellent communication and interpersonal skills are essential

  • Ability to work autonomously and as part of a team

  • Previous experience in a field engineering role would be desirable but not essential as would a second European language

  • Be willing to travel 25% of the time within the UK and Europe

Important notice: Candidates applying to this vacancy will be subject to background screening.

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 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 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Engineering

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: ICPD

Job Level: Individual Contributor

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: Yes, 25 % of the Time