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Senior Sales Engineer

Engineering and Architecture

Aerospace Engineer


Pelham, Alabama, United States

Eaton’s North American Sales division is currently seeking a Senior Sales Engineer to join our team. This position is located in Pelham, AL. Relocation assistance will be provided for candidates outside of a 50-mile radius of this location. This role will focus on electrical distribution products within the residential and commercial construction markets. If you are looking for a rewarding career within a larger global company in a heavily growing market, apply today!

Join Our Team: Making a Difference at Eaton

Are you passionate about working for a company that not only delivers cutting-edge solutions but also prioritizes ethical practices and environmental impact? At Eaton, we’re on a mission to power the world around us while leaving a positive footprint.

Who we are: Eaton’s Electrical Sector is a global leader in providing innovative electrical solutions. We power the world around us, including our homes, schools, hospitals, retail stores, factories, data centers, and more.

Our commitment: We’re not just about business; we’re about making a difference. Our team is dedicated to improving lives and safeguarding the environment through our products and services.

What you’ll do:

  • Build relationships with key customers and channel partners to enhance long-term business prospects
  • Execute sales plans to meet performance expectations and requirements
  • Review and interpret customer needs on plans and specifications
  • Prepare and present bids and quotations to customers using company price and delivery guidelines while using sound business judgment
  • Collaborate cross functionally with product lines, operations, and other internal stakeholders to provide customer centric solutions
  • Be aware of and responsive to market conditions and competitive activities while communicating such information to product divisions
  • Assist teammates on training Channel on Eaton Products and Electronic Tools
  • Collect, analyze, and utilize market intelligence regarding competitive products, customer needs, preferences, and buying habits to drive data based decisions
  • Provide accurate and timely planning and specification interpretation, quotation, and technical support
  • Plan promotional events and presentations with distributor personnel to promote Eaton’s position, while developing a proven record of achieving assigned sales goals

What will make you successful?

  • General knowledge of Eaton Electrical product and service capabilities
  • Ability to build trust and relationships with various types of people
  • Ability to anticipate and be proactive on customer needs
  • Ability to leverage internal stakeholders to meet customer and organizational needs
  • Ability to learn and utilize digital tools and proprietary software
  • Technical problem-solving, communication, customer service, time management, presentation, planning, interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  • Understanding of sales processes
  • Bachelor’s degree, with three years in a technical or commercial field, Associates degree with five years in a technical or commercial field, or a high school diploma with 7 years in the technical or commercial field will be considered.
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future
  • Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license

The compensation range for this full-time position includes base pay and sales incentive. This position has a total compensation range of $97,500.00 - $143,00.00.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

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We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.