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Internal Sales Engineer

Raleigh, North Carolina


Job Description

Eaton is seeking an Internal Sales Engineer for our Electrical Engineering Services Systems Division. This position is located in Raleigh, NC.


This position will be responsible for providing pre-sales technical and quotation support to the Mission Critical Channel.


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 support internal and external customers in providing effective solutions to challenging problems involving technical, service, account and commercial issues in US government centric business.

  • You will complete non-turnkey high volume, quick turn quotes for standard products and complete basic equipment submittals.

  • You will interface directly with external customers for account support and order processing. 

  • You will provide office based, backup support for the single and three phase government sales teams to maintain and grow sales.

  • You will establish and develop technical and sales tools to be utilized by the project management, sales and application engineering teams. 

  • You will develop and enhance their skills through working with the project engineering, application engineering, and project management teams to grow to support jobs requiring turnkey, design, and non-standard equipment. The position requires a candidate that has interest in a blend of technical, business, marketing, and some inside sales support.

  • You will help develop and support technical bid and sales strategy.

  • You will interface with vendors to secure quotes and price to include in sales package

  • You will participate in scope review meetings and other pre-sales discussions with customers as required

  • You will review one-line diagrams, plans and specifications and then offer the appropriate Eaton products for the project.


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

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.


  • Bachelor’s degree in ME technology or EE technology or Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering.

  • 2+ years’ experience in engineering

  • NO relocation is approved for this position, candidates must reside within a 50 miles radius of Raleigh, NC

  • Sponsorship is NOT approved for this position, must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • CAD experience

  • Proficient in Microsoft Projects

  • United States Secret or Top Secret (TS) government clearances

  • NEC knowledge

  • Customer interfacing or sales experience

  • Past experience working for a manufacturer of electrical distribution equipment or a federal oriented defense firm.

  • Up to 25 % travel- 1-2 day trip


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: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div

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

Requisition ID: 067100