Eaton Corporation Application Engineer in Plymouth, Minnesota

Eaton’s Energy Automation Solutions (EAS) Division is currently seeking an Application Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Plymouth, MN facility.

The Application Engineer will oversee the deployment of new products and systems at our customer facilities. This position is responsible for coordinating the deliverables of any additional personnel assigned to the project team. The Application Engineer works directly with Customer's engineers to design and deploy Eaton’s Distribution Automation Solutions. This Application Engineer will support the product management, product sales, and product delivery of Eaton’s Smart Sensors brands. The Application Engineer must be self-motivated and capable of making decisions concerning project priorities and must be capable working with our global teams to accomplish objectives. This position will be responsible for answering technical product and application questions for our customers, sales team, and other departments within the organization.

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.

  • You will assist worldwide Sales Representatives during product demonstrations and solutions presentations onsite and through webcasts.

  • You will evaluate customer distribution automation requirements and business drivers.

  • You will propose technical solutions to meet utility communications, automation and network specifics.

  • You will participate in the process of technical proposals and commercial bids.

  • You will write and present technical white papers.

  • You will provide continuous interface between marketing, engineering, and sales

  • execute sales team training.

  • You will maintain a working knowledge of all EAS – Automation and Integration products with a strong understanding of industry practice.

  • You will participate in EAS sales & marketing activities including industry technical meetings and conferences.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelors of Science or Engineering degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in engineering

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Plymouth, MN will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Electrical, Electronics, Mechanical, Software or Computer Engineering from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 3 years of application engineering experience

  • Experience with customer facing including, but not limited to, trade shows, training, demos, and technical support

  • Experience in developing customer relationships

  • Experience in project management

  • Experience in the electric utility industry

Position Success Criteria:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Familiar with the North American electric utility industry

  • Capability of communicating complex ideas to technical and non-technical audience

  • Strong problem solving skills; Strong analytical abilities

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: Marketing

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG EAS Electrical Automation Solutions

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, 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.