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Sales Engineer (2196201167)

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Sales Engineer



Glendale Heights, Illinois, United States

Eaton’s Electrical Sector has an opening for a Sales Engineer. The position is located at the Glendale Heights, IL. Facility. Relocation Assistance will be provided Position Overview 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, customers, end users, and specifiers. The primary functions include: providing sales and technical assistance with distributors, contractors, end users and Electrical Group personnel; provide timely and accurate information for order entry, while elevating quality issues to attention of management, and ensuring that accurate information flows to market intelligence data on competitive products, customer needs preference and buying habits; support distributor inventories and inventory turns by recommending specific products and levels to be stocked; and provide necessary reports and surveys requested in a timely manner. 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 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 Prepare and present bids and quotations to customers using company price and delivery guidelines while using sound business judgment 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 Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution Minimum one (1) year of experience in the electrical industry Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future Preferred Qualifications Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution Position Criteria Knowledge of key customers within sales territories Time management, presentation, and planning skills Commands knowledge of Eaton Electrical product and service capabilities and can assemble standard offerings to meet customer needs with occasional internal oversight Possesses an understanding of the sales process using sales techniques as evidenced by good customer relationships Skilled in Bidmanager and Vista Demonstrated and understanding of market trends, industry issues and knowledge of competitors Effective interpersonal and teamwork skills Ability to leverage support personnel to meet customer and organizational needs 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. MSJA Job Sales Region North America – US/Puerto Rico Primary Location United States-Illinois-Glendale Heights Work Locations Glendale Heights IL Loc Organization NAS North American Sales 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 country only Travel Yes, 10 % of the Time Requisition ID :098120