Key Account Manager Mobile OEMs

Job Description

Eaton's Hydraulic Division has an opening for a:


Key Account Manager Mobile OEMs


Hiring Location: Pessano con Bornago (MI), Lombardia, Italy

Home office contract available



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You will join our Hydraulic Division, a partner of choice for mobile and industrial applications that simply have to work.

You will be responsible to develop and execute Italy sales plan and coordination at EMEA level of some key targeted Mobile OEM’s customers in designated geography and/or industry with the objective of maximizing sales volume, product/platform mix, and profit margin.

Developing of Hydraulic Business especially with Pumps, Motors, Valves, Electronics, SCU but also incl. Hoses and Fittings.



Your key deliverables:


  • Develops and executes tactical and strategic sales plans in support of the overall sales strategy and to meet performance expectations and requirements 

  • Takes ownership for meeting sales targets

  • Prepares sales presentations to create product understanding and awareness

  • Builds close relationships with key personnel within key customers to enhance sales volume, customer satisfaction and long-term business prospects.

  • Prepares sales proposals based on customer needs and expectations, ensuring these match Eaton’s capability and offerings

  • Advises and influences customers, creating and developing opportunities for Eaton

  • Administers all phases of the sales process to insure effective and timely customer service and response

  • Identifies opportunities for new and extension business in short and longer term

  • Monitors sales performance versus plan and takes corrective actions as needed

  • Reviews and reports regularly to the Sales Manager Mobile OEM’s for the Italy region on sales activity and performance to plans

  • Collects and summarizes customer intelligence used as key input to develop marketing and sales plans

  • Monitors competitive market data and formulates appropriate responses to protect and grow market share

  • Has credibility with customer and in industry market place




Are you?


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or comparable qualification

  • Minimum of 6-10 years of professional experience in a sales role at a fluid power company

  • Hydraulic experience, including knowledge of hydraulic pumps, motors, valves, Additional Fluid Conveyance knowledge is desirable

  • Demonstrated strategic ability, and business acumen

  • Service-oriented, combined with the ability to convince and inspire customers

  • Self-motivation, ambition, resilience, teamwork and reliability

  • Ability to effectively manage multiple projects, relationships and leverage diversity

  • Fluent Italian and English language knowledge



Then we want to hear about you!


What Eaton offers:

  • Great promotional opportunities – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible

  • Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully

  • 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



Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening.

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Job: Sales

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: HYD Hydraulics Group

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time