Eaton Corporation Project Engineer-Data Centers in Mountainside, New Jersey

Eaton Electrical Division North American Sales (NAS) organization located in Mountainside, NJ has an opening for a Project Engineer-Data Centers.

This position will provide project management support for hyperscale data center construction projects.

Primary responsibility will be focused on the project management, post-order, side of the technical and commercial aspects of select orders. This also involves working with the outside sales team in the early submittal stages to translate an in-depth understanding of customer requirements into clear deliverables for all stakeholders. The Project Engineer- Data Centers will work with the local sales team and EatonCare to coordinate everything from the preparation of approval packets through the successful commissioning of the equipment, with the objective to provide flawless execution on all project details thereby improving the financial metrics for Eaton and our customers. This position will also be responsible for the ongoing development of sales channel, as well as, having input in developing relationships with key contractors and large-scale builders in the local markets.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you.

  • You will review plans, specifications, comments, clarifications and purchase order to help with clean order entry

  • You will host order transition meeting with identified internal resources, as well as, kick-off meetings with distributors and customers

  • You will compare plans and specifications with quoted bid manager bill of material

  • You will manage project documentation needs and releases

  • You will compare construction drawings to marked up approval drawings in effort to identify any discrepancies prior to shipment

  • You will manage customer relationship throughout assigned projects, including but not limited to “as-built” drawings and test reports, warranty issues, factory test and customer meetings

  • You will conduct final closeout of projects with Sales

  • You will identify key customers for assigned target market.

  • You will develop sales plans and strategies to meet or exceed sales objectives in assigned markets or accounts as well as grow market share.

  • You will conduct channel and end customer training

  • You will utilize customer feedback, drawings and specifications to develop unique sales proposals and solutions including Eaton’s full product portfolio

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience within a technical, sales, project management, or marketing function

  • Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

  • Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or other technical field

  • Electrical engineering expertise and product knowledge with a focus on data centers

  • Prior contractor sales and/or sales support experience preferred

Position Criteria:

  • Possess technical sales aptitude, market channel knowledge and power distribution expertise

  • Capable of working in a team environment, using strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to establish customer relationships within the market area while maintaining and growing existing customer relationships

  • Knowledgeable of Eaton product and service capabilities and can assemble standard offerings to meet customer needs with occasional internal oversight

  • Possess necessary computer skills including: Adobe Acrobat, AutoCAD, Internet applications, Microsoft Office applications, and other product configuration tools

  • Possess organizational, presentation, training, and planning skills

  • Knowledgeable of market and industry issues, key trends, and surround competitors

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: MCO Marketing Commercial Operations

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only

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.