Eaton Corporation Distributor Sales Representative in Lenexa, Kansas
Eaton’s North American Sales Division is seeking a Distributor Sales Representative. The Distributor Sales Representative will be based at our Lenexa, KS.
The primary function of Distributor Sales Representative is to manage the assigned customer base to increase sales in the local marketplace and provide sales and technical assistance to distributors and internal personnel. This position will be responsible for directly interfacing with assigned distributors by providing a variety of sales support and administrative services in inventory management. It is required to identify and coordinate training needs, product promotion administration, product and price information as well as problem resolution in order to optimize Eaton electrical penetration and sales.
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:
Interface with assigned distributors by providing a variety of sales support and administrative services in inventory management
Provide sales and technical assistance
Train distributors on new products, e-commerce, and Eaton processes while evaluating distributor training needs
Conduct local training and/or assisting in registration for Eaton University classes
Manage and leverage commitments/Co-op Program while maintaining or creating a point of purchase for distributor counter areas
Identify and coordinate training needs, product promotion, administration, product and price information
Problem resolution in order to optimize Eaton Electrical penetration and sales
Train distributors on how to use internal programs such as Vista, Bid manager, and the commitments program
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution is required
Minimum 1(one) years of sales, sales support or marketing experience is required
Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
1 year of sales, sales support or marketing experience within the electrical industry
Electrical industry and product knowledge
Experience working with electrical distributors
Product line knowledge is a plus
Ability to learn/teach electronic/computer processes
Strong interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to resolve conflict effectively
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 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.
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: NAS North American Sales
Job Level: Individual Contributor
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
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.
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