Senior Inside Sales Engineer (German Speaker)

Job Description


Senior Inside Sales Engineer (German Speaker)



Join Eaton and help us provide energy-efficient solutions that have a real impact on the environment. We make what matters work. Find out more on


Do you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people?


As a Senior Inside Sales Engineer (German Speaker), you will workout quotations of low voltage and medium voltage electrical distribution boards and switchgears, specification and design of emergency lighting and fire solutions for the local sales organization. You will deliver engineering solutions and technical support (pre-sales and/or after sales) to internal and external customers and/or the sales organization by acting as a primary point of contact on several channels for electrical product portfolio, in specific low voltage devices for EATON Electrical division.


Your key deliverables :


  • Responsible for interfacing with local sales colleagues, area managers, end customers, partners such panel builders, wholesalers and distributors, designers and/or sales or service representative when necessary to handle a variety of pre-sales or post-sales technical support functions.

  • Supporting the local sales functions and external customers in areas such as technical assistance, product or assortment specific questions, technical guidance, warranty, documentation, repair/calibration request and troubleshooting.

  • Manage technical inquires such configuration-to order and engineering-to-order solutions including product from EATON electrical divisions.

  • Draft technical quotations based on electrical diagrams, lists of material, tender documents, technical data, product lists from competitor’s catalogues.

  • Manage cross references and provide technical support in choosing the components among the EATON product portfolio and competitors.

  • Assist internal and external customers with product selection and application assistance via email and phone.

  • Act as a technical expert for resolving customer challenges related to a given products via phone/email/webchat etc.



Are you?



  • Education level required: Industrial Engineering (Electrical is an advantage)

  • Minimum 3 year of experience in Electrical/Industrial Engineering

  • Technical knowledge: Advanced understanding of electrical products and applications.

  • Soft skills: Analytical mindset, technical knowledge

  • Fluent German in writing and speaking


Then we want to hear about you!


What Eaton offers:


  • Contract in fast growing global company

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Great promotional opportunities – We encourage 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: Sales

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Sales EMEA

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, 10 % of the Time