Eaton Corporation Sales Engineer in North Charleston, South Carolina
Eaton’s Electrical North American Sales Division is seeking a Sales Engineer. The Sales Engineer will be based out of our North Charleston, SC location.
The primary function of the Sales Engineer is to sell assigned product lines to targeted customers in targeted market areas. This position will be responsible to achieve the assigned sales goal consistent with the expectations of a thoroughly seasoned professional sales engineer for the assigned product categories while under little supervision. It will be an expectation to optimize sales volume, product mix and profit margin, while increasing sales in the marketplace. This position will need to coordinate sales for the assigned customer and distributor base. It has the responsibility to manage all aspects of the customer relationship, providing sales and technical assistance with distributors, contractors, end users, specifiers, and Electrical Group personnel.
Accurate and timely planning and specification interpretation, quotation, and technical support
Communication with customers, warehouse, and plants to facilitate problem resolution
Collect, analyze, and utilize market intelligence regarding competitive products, customer needs, preferences, and buying habits
Review and interpret customer needs on plans and specifications
Provide facility timely solutions to customer issues by utilizing available resources or creating procedure for resolution
Awareness of and responsiveness to market conditions and competitive activities while communicating such information to product divisions
Plan promotional events and presentations with distributor personnel to promote Eaton’s position, while developing a proven record of achieving assigned sales goals
Support distributor inventories and inventory turns by recommending specific products and levels to be stocked
Prepare and present bids and quotations to customers using company price and delivery guidelines while using sound business judgment
Provide necessary reports and surveys requested in a timely manner
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Minimum one (1) year of experience within electrical industry
Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license
- Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering
Knowledge of Eaton Electrical product and service capabilities
Possesses an understanding of the sales process using sales techniques as evidenced by good customer relationships
Knowledge of Bidmanager and Vista
Demonstrated and understanding of market trends, industry issues and knowledge of competitors
Effective interpersonal and teamwork skills
Time management, presentation, and planning skills
Ability to leverage support personnel to meet customer and organizational needs
Manage and track customer projects and opportunities through sales reporting and forecasting
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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 25 % 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.