Eaton Corporation Product Segment Manager - Ambient Lighting Solutions in Mississauga, Ontario

Eaton’s Lighting Division is seeking a Product Segment Manager- Ambient Lighting Solutions. The Product Segment Manager will be based out of our Mississauga, ON, Canada facility.

Position Overview:

The Product Segment Manager – Ambient Lighting Solutions will lead Eaton’s growth within the commercial and industrial ambient lighting markets and vertical segments by providing direction and leadership of assigned product lines. This individual will form the strategic planning, price management, product line roadmap and profit plan processes within product lines associated with the market segment with the goal of building profitable market share growth. Key responsibilities include establishing and maintaining strong relationships with counterparts throughout the organization, third party sales agencies and channel partners to deliver Eaton solutions to the Canadian customer base. The Product Segment Manager – Ambient Lighting Solutions will be expected to communicate, elevate and direct unique Canadian market needs with Eaton Electrical Sector marketing team from product divisions in the USA, APAC and EMEA organizations.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Create, implement and maintain segment growth plans, profit plans & product line roadmaps that support profitable market share growth across all assigned product lines.

  • Understand the key market drivers for assigned product lines through market surveys, voice of customer activities and macro-economic data. Leverage this information with a thorough understanding our competitors strengths and weaknesses to develop growth strategies within each region and/or market segment.

  • Create appropriate pricing strategies (i.e. national, regional, CSP, etc.) using Eaton standard tools including but not limited to: variant price configurator, FLASH, special price agreements. Collaborate with other marketing team members, pricing analysts and sales leadership to manage the various price guidelines and assure price realization and/or margin contribution through the use of these tools.

  • Facilitate the on-time and cost effective launch of new products & services into the Canadian marketplace, while leading the B2B content marketing strategies that will attract new customers and create Eaton brand advocates.

  • Collaborate with marketing communications and field sales functions to establish lead qualification criteria and lead handoff procedures.

  • Implementation and maintain wholesale and retail channel marketing programs that ensure effective sales promotions, including training and POP merchandising activities within these channel organizations.

  • Collaborate with the sales coverage strategy for assigned product lines and manage relationships with third party manufacturer’s sales agencies where needed to obtain appropriate sales coverage in each region.

  • Provide functional support for the Product Support/Customer Service team to maximize technical assistance and customer satisfaction.

Accessibility Policy:

Eaton has in place accessibility policies for accommodating employees with disabilities. If you are selected for an interview and require accommodations, please let the recruiter or hiring manager know so that we can work to make reasonable adjustments that best suit your needs. Accessibility information may be found at http://www.eatoncanada.ca/EatonCA/OurCompany/Accessibility/index.htm.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • A University degree is required

  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in strategic marketing, technical marketing, sales or operations

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates residing within 80KMof Mississauga, ON, Canada facility will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Professional Engineer designation

  • Master’s in Business Administration

Position Criteria:

  • Strong technical product aptitude of lighting, electrical and associated control systems.

  • Must be able to communicate effectively with a variety of different organizational levels.

  • Knowledge of B2B content marketing strategy, tools and processes, including marketing automation software.

  • Experience working with engineering, manufacturing, supply chain, finance and multiple sales channels.

  • Comfortable in facilitating customer meetings and delivering presentations.

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 Eaton.com.

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Job: Marketing

Region: North America – Canada

Organization: EPG LD Lighting Division

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

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.