Eaton Corporation Director, North America Marketing in Syracuse, New York

Eaton’s Crouse Hinds Division has an opening for a Director of North American Marketing.

This position is responsible for leading all the marketing operations, activities and initiatives for the EP Business Unit of Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Division. This includes responsibility for the development and implementation of North America commercial strategy, product development strategy and strategic marketing initiatives across all product lines to drive topline growth and margin expansion in close coordination with all key internal stakeholders (BU managers, Regional Sales VPs, GPLMs, PLMs, VP Operations, VP Engineering). This also includes broad cross-functional alignment and leadership to ensure that internal performance metrics for both Operations (Fill Rate, Lead Time, SiOP) and Engineering/NPD (Total Time to Market, Standard Cost, VAVE productivity) are at or better than the levels required for the North American Market.

The North American Marketing Director will also have a leadership role in the execution of C-H’s Vertical Market Strategy whose stated goal is to achieve end-market mix of no more than 45% Oil & Gas by 2021 by expanding into Waste Water Treatment, Power Generation, Food & Beverage, Pharmaceutical, and General Industrial. This will be done by developing a product roadmap and commercial execution plan with key stakeholders listed above. Additionally, the role will be responsible for effectively implementing the broader use of data analytics to drive increased topline and earnings performance as well as continuing the buildout of Product Data Hub and Order Center to drive Eaton’s ambition to have an increased presence and capability online in order to reduce customer friction, improve topline sales and reduce overall transaction costs.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution is required

  • Minimum 8 years of industrial experience is required

  • Minimum 4 years marketing experience is required

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA is preferred

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution in Business Administration, Sales, Marketing or Engineering

Position Criteria:

  • Well-developed communication, organizational, motivational and interpersonal skills

  • Strong financial acumen

  • Must be able to travel up to 20%

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: Marketing

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG CHD EP Americas

Job Level: Manager

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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