Sales Engineer

Job Description

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team – winning is fun.  We are looking forward to a Sales Engineer in Eaton’s Hydraulics business, based in Guangzhou, China.  In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, 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 exciting role offers opportunity to:
  • Contact new and existing customers through emails, phone calls, and on site visits, to build and maintain relationship, identify customer needs, collect competitor information, promote new products, and forecast market trends
  • Identify potential customers by using business directories, searching on magazines/newspaper/internet, following leads from existing clients, and attending trade shows and conferences
  • Conduct distributor management through frequent interactions with distributors and customers
  • Answer customers' inquiries about products, prices, availability, and credit terms
  • Collaborate with engineers in providing application solutions to customers
  • Negotiate prices and terms of sales and service agreements
  • Prepare sales contracts, and submit contracts to CSS for evaluations
  • Track order productions and product transportations to customers
  • Collect customer feedback on Eaton products and services
  • Coordinate Customer Service, Repairing, and Quality Department to resolve customer requests and complaints


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Fluid Control and automation, Hydraulics, Mechatronics, Mechanics, and other related areas

  • 3-5 years of Sales & Marketing working experience

  • Strong marketing analysis skills

  • Knowledge of showing, promoting, and selling products, including product demonstration and sales techniques

  • Knowledge of Eaton products and applications

  • Strong market sensitivity in identifying customer needs and market trends

  • Smooth communications with a variety of internal departments and external customers

  • Strong diagnostics and trouble-shooting capability

  • Excellent project management skills in leveraging resources

  • Strong problem solving skills in developing and evaluating options and implementing solutions

  • Good English reading and comprehension

Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!



Eaton has announced it has reached an agreement to sell its Hydraulics Business to Danfoss A/S. This transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2020 and this position is expected to remain with the Hydraulics Business and would transfer to Danfoss A/S. upon close.  The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Eaton’s plans, programs and practices.  If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Hydraulics Business when the transaction closes, Danfoss A/S will provide further details to employees concerning compensation and benefits at that time.

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: Asia Pacific
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?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time