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Technical Proposal and Inside Sales Engineer -- Houston, TX

Houston, Texas


Job Description

Eaton’s Hazardous Area Communications division is currently seeking a Technical Proposal and Inside Sales Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Houston, TX facility.


The Technical Proposal and Inside Sales Engineer is responsible for the day-to-day technical evaluation of quotation, main customer service functions, sales orders & tenders, and supporting the HAC portfolio of products at all levels of the market. In this role, you will work closely with factories manufacturing and technical personnel, direct interaction with customers, handling queries, and attending to customer specification needs.


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 efficiently create quotations and tenders for the HAC portfolio of products ensuring technical compatibility, commercial viability, and regulatory conformance

  • You will technically evaluate incoming customer sales orders ensuring the product matches its intended purpose and use, and conforms to regulatory certification directives

  • You will manage large orders and key contracts ensuring all aspects of the project are controlled to maximize customer satisfaction

  • You will develop a working technical knowledge of HAC product portfolio and certification

  • You will be a liaison and co-ordination with HAC internal departments and other Eaton business unit entities to ensure accurate technical information is delivered to the customer


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.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Associates or related technical degree

  • Experience in telecommunications

  • Experience in managing sales agents

  • Effective written and oral communication skills; effective presentation and public speaking skills

  • 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.  All candidates considered must live within 50 miles of the following Eaton location: Houston, TX.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in the telecommunication segment within the oil and gas industries especially in Fire & Gas, CCTV, and PAGA Solutions


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 CHD HAC Hazardous Area Communications

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

Requisition ID: 069383