We are looking for Business Development Manager (Power Systems Division and Medium Voltage Assemblies) in Eaton’s Electrical Division, based in Welshpool, Australia.
In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, and meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals.
This role is responsible for applying commercial and technical knowledge to sell Eaton’s range of Power Systems & Services and Medium Voltage Assemblies to the Western Australian market. To promote Eaton’s offerings to targeted customers & ensure orders, sales & margin targets are, at least, reached.
Your essential responsibilities:
Achieve orders, sales, price, margin and growth objectives
Business development – new products to existing customers and existing products to new customers
Manage key accounts including ensuring customers’ post sale expectations are met, includes contract & price management
Cultivate strong target customer relationships, a deep understanding of their business challenges and application needs
Understand Eaton’s broad range of products and services and particularly their application in Australia
Be able to identify industry trends including evolving customer needs and competitors’ activities
Participate in targeted industry events including conferences, seminars and trade functions including making presentations
- Prepare compelling, winning offers
Create win-win situation, drive value creation through customer organization and resolve conflicts
Plan, execute and provide management updates on agreed strategy including regular customer visits
Provide Tier 1 technical support and get customers access to higher level support when required
Collaborate closely with others within Eaton including operations, finance, marketing, engineering, human resources, services and management
Influence global product developments to include ANZ requirements
- Leverage channel partners for non-direct customers
Generic responsibilities for all roles:
Ensure all activities comply with legal and ethical requirements
- Comply with the company’s policies and procedures
Be aware of the company’s and your own obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations as well as the company’s documented Quality Management system
If you have:
Third level qualifications in a technical and\or commercial discipline are desirable
At least 5 years’ experience in industrial B2B sales with a track record of success selling medium voltage products
Strong high voltage electrical engineering skills are required
Superior knowledge of sales practices, customers, customer relations, personnel development, products, product applications and specifiers
Knowledge of medium voltage switchgear, voltage regulators, transformer components, surge arresters, capacitors, fuse, molded rubber products and energy automation solutions will be particularly well regarded
A track record of planning and managing sales resources to assure that adequate coverage is applied to major, new and existing accounts
Understand major competitors’ tactics, organisation, distribution strategy, and pricing while keeping management informed of trends and changes
Detailed knowledge of target industry segments including utility, resources, industrial and infrastructure and access to key decision makers including owners, consultants, contractors, EPCs
- Advanced negotiation skills
Good business acumen and ability to position an appropriate risk position for contract approval
Great communication and collaboration skills. Ability to form effective external and internal relationships
Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!
*We make what matters work.
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. Need to know more about Eaton? Visit our website @ www.eaton.com.
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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.
Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: ANZD AustraliaNew Zealand Division
Job Level: Individual Contributor
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