Eaton Corporation Sales Representative - San Francisco in Livermore, California

Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Division is seeking a Sales Representative. This individual will be based in San Francisco, CA and will be responsible for the North, South and East Bay areas.

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.

Position Summary

We are currently looking for a sales representative for the San Francisco, CA area. Responsible for achieving sales goals and executing sales plans within an assigned sales territory and/or account. This position is accountable to create a demand for and contribute to the assigned area quota to insure profitable sales of Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds products within acceptable selling costs in order to achieve established sales goals.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required

  • Minimum 5 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 area (50 mile radius) to be considered

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Marketing 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

  • 7-10 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

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

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

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