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Inside Sales Engineer

Raleigh, North Carolina


Job Description

Eaton’s Power Quality division is currently seeking an Inside Sales Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Raleigh, NC facility.
The Inside Sales Engineer is part of the Product Marketing team for Critical Power Solutions. Our primary customers are Multi-tenant, Enterprise and Hyperscale Datacenters, Healthcare and Mission Critical facilities. The Inside Sales Engineer provides pre-sales technical and quotation support to Eaton’s Power Quality Manufacturer’s Representatives and the Eaton Direct Sales team on products such as Uninterruptible Power Supplies (UPS), Power Distribution Equipment, Batteries and Battery Monitoring, and Services.
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 review one-line diagrams, plans and specifications and then offer the appropriate Eaton products to Eaton Sales, Eaton Sales Partners, and customers.
  • You will explain Eaton’s product documentation to specifying engineers and electrical contractors to guarantee correct product application and installation
  • You will support area sales managers/direct sales staff through technical assistance, pricing strategy, competitive review, installation and service information
  • You will create submittals as required for large standard projects, in support of Direct Sales
  • You will participate in scope review meetings and other pre-sales discussions with customers as required
  • You will handle phone calls and provide technical information to sales partners, Eaton customer service and the Eaton manufacturing plant
  • You will interface with vendors to secure quotes and  price to include in sales package
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering from an accredited institution or currently enrolled in a Bachelor's degree in Engineering program from an accredited institution with a graduation date no later than December 2018
  • Minimum 1 of experience in engineering, marketing, business, or sales (including co-op and/or internship experience)
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering from an accredited institution
  • Familiarity with Data center equipment or design
  • Familiarity with UPS equipment or products
  • Experience with power distribution or electronics
Position Success Criteria :
  • Ability to demonstrate customer focus mindset
  • Ability to multitask and work independently – specifically as it relates to handling different type products/parts, answering phones, managing technical reviews, and performing other tasks in a high transactional, high dollar value orders work environment
  • Ability to effectively interface and communicate with customers, sales staff, consultants, and contractors to support requirements – both verbally and in writing
  • Ability to work with a sense of urgency
  • Ability to self-motivate and self-manage, work autonomously and in team oriented environment
  • Ability to be proactive, attentive to detail, task oriented, and able to overcome obstacles to meet schedule requirements
  • Ability to demonstrate creativity and innovation leadership, is able to come up with new and unique ideas
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving using logic and methods to solve difficult problems with effective solutions
  • Ability to demonstrate process management and figure out processes necessary to get things done
  • Ability to demonstrate technical learning and can learn new skills, knowledge, industry, product or technical knowledge

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: Sales

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG PQD CPS Critical Power Solutions

Job Level: Entry Level
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: 060136