Eaton Corporation Field Application Engineer - Electrical Sector in Bologna, Italy

Eaton's Electrical Division has an opening for a:

Field Application Engineer – Electrical Sector

Location: Bologna, Italy

The Application Engineer has the primary responsibility for providing advanced technical and applications support for Eaton products in pre- and post-sales activities. The activities include delivering training and support for products and applications to front line sales, integrators, distributors, service personnel, and end customers; contributing to the business’ growth with new development programs, existing product enhancements and changes, and providing direct customer support for Engineered to Order (ETO) solutions.

The incumbent must be able to represent Eaton and work well with people at all levels of the customers’ organizations. Internally, the incumbent will work with Sales and Marketing, Customer Service, Engineering, Product Management and other Eaton teams as required. Some travel to customers, field sales offices, and tradeshows may be required.


  • Define customer requirements for application development. Implement custom application to products through utilizing the tools available within the product portfolio.

  • Provide direct support to sales and customers in the pre-sales and post-sales.

  • Ability to communicate with external customers and internal teams, and take ownership to identify and fill knowledge gaps.

  • Support sales to collect requirements and develop product applications for new and existing customers.

  • Collect VOC in the frontline during the day-to-day interaction with customers.

  • A team player that works with cross-functional teams in sales & marketing and the customers to deliver complete solutions



  • Bachelor’s degree in from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 3 years of engineering experience with electronic control equipment and Codesys programming.

  • Familiar with Codesys standards

  • Familiar with CANbus and similar bus technologies

  • Analytical problem-solver capable of interfacing with customers

  • Ability to perform on-site troubleshooting and analysis of customer problems and deploy solutions rapidly under pressure

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to travel (up to 50%)


  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Great promotional opportunities – Eaton encourages internal promotion, whenever possible

Please note that by applying for this role you will be subject of background screening.

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: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Sales EMEA

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, 50 % of the Time

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