Eaton Corporation Product Manager, Energy Storage, Commercial & Industrial in Le Lieu, Switzerland

Eaton's Power Quality Division has an opening for a:

Product Manager – Energy Storage Commercial & Industrial

Location: Le Lieu, Switzerland

The Le Lieu site employs around 40 people and specializes in Data Center and railway solutions. Our newly created Energy Storage team is also based there and expanding.

The primary function of the Product Manager – Energy Storage is to manage part of Storage Commercial and Industrial buildings product lines and drive new product development for assigned product lines to achieve company short and long term strategic and business objectives in Europe, Middle East & Africa

The position is to work within the Energy Storage Team and reports to the Product Line Manager - Energy Storage.

Essential Functions:

  • Leads all product marketing and business development/support activities for assigned xStorage Commercial and Industrial buildings product lines in EMEA.

  • Coordinates product marketing positioning and outbound messaging in EMEA for assigned product lines.

  • Drives the definition of marketing communication strategies for assigned product lines in EMEA, working with Marcom team to develop and deploy relevant sales and marketing tools & campaigns.

  • Coordinates pricing strategy in EMEA for assigned product lines, analyzing market pricing and closely monitoring end-to-end margins.

  • Gathers voice of the customer and accumulates market knowledge of key targeted segments and competitive offerings.

  • Contributes to new product development projects from the specification of market requirements to the launch of new product.

  • Investigates and evaluates new market/business opportunities, contributing to product line strategy planning.

  • Participates with other regions (Americas and APAC) to the definition of the global xStorage Commercial and Industrial buildings product roadmap.

  • Receives escalation on pre-sales questions for assigned product lines in synchronization with Divisional Business Developers.

  • Maintains a constant dialogue and strongly interface with the main vertical sales leaders that are important to his product line.

  • Trains application engineers and champions in countries.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • Master degree in electrical engineering ideally completed with a marketing or business degree.

  • 5 to 10 years of experience as Product Manager.

  • At least 2 years of experience in Solar industry or Electrical industry, smart grid or microgrid experience is a plus.

  • Personal interest for renewable energies and software is a plus.

  • Ability to learn, articulate, market and support products and technologies linked to energy efficiency.

  • Ability to execute multiple projects simultaneously and complete projects with tight deadlines in a highly international environment in a matrix organization.

  • Ability to think and act strategically and strongly customer-oriented.

  • Good written & oral communications, presentation and interpersonal skills.

  • Fluent in English, German would be a plus.

What Eaton offers:

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic is really important for us

  • Culture & Values - Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day

  • Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully

About Eaton:

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening.

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/careers.

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.

Job: Marketing

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: ES EMEA Region

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 region only

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time