Lead Outside Sales Engineer at Eaton (Raleigh, NC)

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Eaton's North American Electrical Sales division is currently seeking a Lead Outside Sales Engineer to join our team based at our Morrisville NC location.The primary function of the Lead Sales Engineer is to market and sell Eaton's products and services to obtain orders that are profitable to Eaton.

Position Overview:

Eaton is a power management company made up of over 92,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. The Lead Outside Sales Engineer will be expected to achieve electrical distribution and engineering service solutions sales results in the geographic market region consistent with the expectations of seasoned sales professionals. The primary responsibility is to manage the assigned customer base, to increase sales in the local marketplace, application guidance and technical assistance to assigned customers. Additional responsibilities will include assisting in project design and leading design build opportunities and expected to develop, grow, and maintain relationships with Eaton employees, specifiers, and customers including Eaton Authorized Distributors. The individual will handle more complex projects including but not limited to Institutions, Data Center, and Water/Wastewater Treatment projects.

The primary functions include understanding Eaton's support structure available to sales, including Eaton Care; understanding Eaton proprietary systems and software including Bid manager and VISTA; applying technical knowledge for all products that are involved with the sales assignment; comprehension of project specifications and drawings; ability to gain confidence of customers and become a trusted source of information about Eaton offerings

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 role you will:
  • Develop and execute sales plans to meet performance expectations and requirements
  • Quote projects and negotiate correct required pricing
  • Prepare sales presentations to create product understanding and awareness
  • Build relationships with key customers to enhance long-term business prospects
  • Work with factories to resolve technical issues while working with customers to resolve quality issues
  • Canvas the market to gain insight and adjust to ever changing pricing and delivery requirements
  • Assist team to develop a coordinated sales effort while keeping management informed of market conditions
  • Obtain ongoing training on both functional and technical skills.


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 5 years of electrical industry outside sales experience
  • Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver's license
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering


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.

We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)


Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: [email protected]

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: NAS North American Sales

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
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 263 open jobs at Eaton, click here.
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