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Strategic Marketing Director - Fuel and Motion Control

Titchfield, United Kingdom


Job Description

Eaton's Aerospace Division has an opening for a:
Strategic Marketing Director - Fuel and Motion Control
Location: anywhere in the EMEA region or in the U.S.
This position is responsible for growing the Fuel and Motion Control Division business through strategic planning and superior product line management of specific product or product families. Strategic Marketing Director interfaces with Customers & Eaton Sales, Commercial, Marketing, Engineering and Operations teams to successfully manage the product through all stages of the product life cycle. This position has global responsibility for specified product line or product family and reports into Regional Business Unit Manager.
Essential Functions:
  • Developing the product line strategic plan in line with FMCs strategic goals, and establishing a roadmap for growth including development of the global Product Line Footprint plan
  • Coordinating the Technology Development Strategy for Product Line and exploring Eaton technology developments with the customer base
  • Working closely with Sales and Commercial  to ensure timely completion of customer technical and commercial enquiries, proposal responses as well as coordinating pricing strategies for new development and existing business
  • Monitoring and reporting new opportunities, quotes, proposals, new product intake, trend and margin analysis across all geographical locations that comprise the product line or product family
  • Serving as overall leader for product line/multi-site issue resolution in determining root cause, implementing corrective actions, developing and executing field containment and actions, assessing Division financial impact, and coordinating customer communications
  • Engaging Supply Chain and aiding the coordination of processes such as major source changes, or cost reduction and following on contract proposals / quotes to ensure seamless transition that meets product technical, financial, and other requirements
  • Leading cross-functional teams to deliver product recurring cost savings in line with original business plan
  • Managing implementation of major product design changes to fit, form, or function, to ensure adequate production overlap-plan, reduce obsolescence, and abate financial/business impact
  • Ensuring appropriate support for major platform Program Management system projects and maintaining a strong relationship with plant managers to ensure the plant related requirements are met


  • Educated to degree level
  • Significant level of experience in Aerospace or related industry
  • Knowledge of fundamental marketing concepts and business development strategies
  • Knowledge of the aerospace market, customers and competitors
  • Practical understanding of accounting and finance
  • Leadership, teaming, team problem solving skills
  • Proficient with PC’s and computer software programs including: MS Project, Word Excel, PowerPoint
  • Communication skills – both verbal and written
  • Organizational and planning skills
What Eaton offers:
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics is really important for us
  • Great promotional opportunities  – Eaton encourages internal promotion, whenever possible
  • Learning & Development  - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University

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: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER Aerospace Group

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, 50 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 041124