Inside Sales Representative at Eaton (Houston, TX)

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Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Business is currently seeking an Inside Sales Representative to join our team. This position is based at our Houston, TX location.

Position Overview:

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.

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.

In this function you will:
  • Assist the sales representative on quotations to customers
  • Receive incoming telephone calls regarding technical help, product application, where to find material, and standard terms and conditions pertaining to the sale of the products
  • Evaluate all calls and develop sales leads for the outside sales representative
  • Create a demand, by use of the telephone, for Eaton Crouse-Hinds Products with potential on accounts classified as industrial, electrical contractor, constructor, architect/engineer and government
  • Maintain adequate records to control selling activities and to ensure proper care of all Eaton Crouse-Hinds property assigned
  • Be familiar with competitor's products and prices and continuously increase knowledge of Eaton Crouse-Hinds products and their application advantages to customer needs
  • Perform cross reference requests to support conversions from competitive product
  • Collaborate with various departments to support both pre-sale and post-sale activities in order to drive customer satisfaction (pricing, customer service, operations, compliance, logistics, quality, product line management, engineering, finance, & the warehouse team)
  • Preform various order management related functions where required (urgent shipping requests, expedite requests, return requests and order cancellations)
  • Help maintain record keeping and reporting of weekly sales for district managers (Eaton SharePoint)
  • Facilitate training opportunities for new team members within the sales organization - both internal reps and agents
  • Support sales analytics and reporting though the use of QlikView/SAP

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's degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum one (1) year of customer-interfacing experience
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Houston, TX will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Engineering degree or Business Administration degree with an emphasis in Marketing from an accredited institution
  • Quoting experience
  • SAP experience

Position Criteria:
  • Energy with the passion and drive to succeed
  • Effective customer interfacing skills
  • Strong PC skills
  • Ability to travel up to 10%

We are 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.

What you will get from us
Eaton's mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power - more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton's 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.

We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.

We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.

We are 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.

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?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
More Information on Eaton
Eaton operates in the Energy industry. The company is located in Syracuse, NY, North Charleston, SC, Glendale Heights, IL, Tualatin, OR, Shawnee, OK, Raleigh, NC, Fayetteville, NC, Smyrna, GA, Arden, NC, Moon Township, PA, Beachwood, OH, Cleveland, OH, Southfield, MI, Grand Rapids, MI, South Bend, IN, Menomonee Falls, Village of, WI, Eden Prarie, MN and Mountain Home, AR. Eaton was founded in 1911. It has 51594 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 274 open jobs at Eaton, click here.
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