Eaton Corporation Sales and Application Engineer in Sumter, South Carolina

Eaton is currently seeking a Sales and Application Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Sumter, SC facility.

The Sales and Application Engineer is responsible for the achievement of approximately $50M in Panelboard and Switchboard product line sales and margin objectives. In this role, you will work with the dedicated Regional Sales and Application Engineers to provide additional support primarily focused on the West, Southeast and Gulf regions. You will work on special projects to support all regions/segments and process improvements for the Sumter and Satellite locations. You will also support training for the sales team, distributors and satellites.

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 can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

  • You will be a commercial & technical resource for the product line, including answering complex customer or field sales questions and providing technical product training for the North America Sales team, Project Management, etc.

  • You will prepare written materials in response to customer requests including Requests for Proposals (RFP) and Marketing Literature.

  • You will support the development of the sales strategy and provide both pre- and post-order support for the assigned regions.

  • You will partner with key business development resources (i.e. Business Development Managers and Regional Marketing Managers) to ensure that they understand the activities in the region in order to optimize sales and profits.

  • You will attend project kick-off, project coordination meetings, on-board drawing reviews and/or witness testing as product expert based on needs of the project.

  • You will coordinate with the Regional Sales and Application Engineers to communicate regional/segment information to leadership on competitive activities, develop and execute marketing plans and provide customer/market voice of customer input.

  • You will support continuous improvement projects related to standard work, pricing, etc.

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

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 1 year of experience with technical sales, marketing or engineering

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or business from an accredited institution

  • 3 years of technical sales, marketing or application engineering experience in power distribution or electrical industry

  • Basic understanding of electricity

  • Basic understanding of established design standards and their application within power distribution and control systems.

  • Experience with Panelboard and Switchboard Solutions

  • Experience with AutoCAD

  • Experience with Project Management

Position Success Criteria :

  • Ability to travel up to 10%

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: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

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, 10 % 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.