Quotations Supervisor -- Highland, IL

Job Description

Eaton’s B-Line Division is currently seeking a Quotations Supervisor to join our team. This position is based at our Highland, IL location. 

Position Overview:

The Quotations Supervisor is responsible for driving growth and shaping the future of Eaton’s B-line series. In this role, you will execute pricing strategies, drive revenue, ensure profitability, create ownership, and market penetration.


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:
  • Monitor processes and procedures on an on-going basis to ensure efficient operation

  • Identify and support process improvement initiatives to benefit both the business and the customer

  • Manage a team of quote representatives who are responsible for pricing of standard items across assigned territories

  • Resolve escalations of pricing negotiations that occur between customers and the inside sales team

  • Execute product line pricing strategies related to market share growth and profit targets

  • Be accountable for maintaining profit margins and price realization

  • Ensure business processes are clearly defined and communicated, resulting in customer satisfaction and cost control

  • Develop and champion process improvement projects


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 required

  • Minimum 2 years pricing experience and 2 years management experience

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint)

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without out company sponsorship, now or in the future.

  • No relocation is being offered for this role.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Highland, IL will be considered.  Active Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical location.


Preferred qualifications:

  • Master of Business Administration

  • Knowledge of B-Line Products

  • Knowledge of ERP systems (SAP and Business Explorer)

  • 2 years’ experience in commercial/industrial electrical industry

  • Experience with support systems

  • 4 years pricing experience and 4 years management experience

  • Pricing for a manufacturer or distributor preferred

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment; under pressure and within project deadlines

  • Familiarity with selling through manufacturer’s representative, distribution, and factory direct sales forces

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.


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: EPG BLD BLine Division

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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, 10 % of the Time