Eaton Leadership Development Program: Technical Sales

Job Description

We make what matters work. 
At Eaton, we believe that power, whether it’s electrical, hydraulic or mechanical power -- is a fundamental part of people’s lives. Technology, transportation, energy and infrastructure—these are things the world relies on every day. That’s why  we are dedicated to helping our customers across the world find new ways to manage power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. And we’re committed to improving people’s lives, the communities where we live and work, and the planet our future generations will depend on. Because that’s what really matters–and  we’re here to make sure it works. 
While our vision is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services, our culture and what we value can be represented in six essential leadership attributes expected of all Eaton employees. 
  • We’re ethical -- we play by the rules and act with integrity. 
  • We’re passionate -- we care deeply about what we do. We set high expectations and we perform. 
  • We’re accountable -- we seek responsibility and take ownership. We  do what we say. 
  • We’re efficient -- we value speed and simplicity. 
  • We’re transparent -- we say what we think. We make it okay to disagree. 
  • We learn – we are curious, adaptable, and willing to teach what we know. 
You want to make an impact in the world. At Eaton, we’re solving some of the toughest challenges on the planet. Our Early Talent Programs ensure that you have a multitude of opportunities to make an impact across a global organization. Participants in our Early Talent Programs work to solve real-world challenges while developing the skills required to lead at the next level. Early Talent assignments hold true significance to our businesses. In turn, participants gain enriching and diverse experiences and work side by side with experienced leaders to power their careers. 
What sets our Early Talent Programs apart:  
  • Each individual’s development experience is customized to help participants reach their potential; no two participants will have the same experience or set of responsibilities. 
  • Participants receive cross-functional exposure. They have opportunities to build their skills and try on different roles early in their career, ultimately maximizing their potential for consideration for a variety of future roles.  
  • By keeping our programs small and selective, we are able to make hiring decisions based on each candidate’s unique skill set and high potential.  
  • The opportunity to learn from senior leaders is a part of the fabric of every experience. 
Your career matters – and we’re here to make it work. Are you ready? 
About Eaton: 
As a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 billion, Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. We have approximately 95,000 employees across the world, and sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. 
Position Overview:  
The Technical Sales Leadership Development Program is within Eaton’s Electrical Sector and incorporates field sales training with challenging product, sales and leadership training. Participants will be assigned to a U.S. Eaton sales office where they will learn to sell electrical products, solutions and value to distributors, contractors, consultants and end customers.  


Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements): 
  • Currently possesses, or will have obtained a Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a graduation date no later than August 2020
  • Minimum of one internship or co-op experience completed at the time of this application   
  • Minimum overall cumulative GPA of 2.8 or higher (please do not round)   
  • Possesses and maintains a valid and unrestricted driver’s license    
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship  on an on-going basis  
  • Geographical flexibility to relocate within the United States for the duration of the Development Program    
Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Engineering, business administration, or marketing degree   
  • Overall cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher    
  • 2 or more relevant Internships or Co-op experiences   
  • Demonstrated leadership experience within campus and/or community   
  • Excellent written, oral communication and presentation skills   
  • Ability to speak second language 
Position Criteria: 
  • This role may include travel (up to 25%) within a local region as determined by the Technical Sales assignment manager.   
*The locations listed on the requisition above are an example of an Eaton location that a participant could be placed at. These locations are not guaranteed and can be changed.  

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: NAS North American Sales

Job Level: Entry Level
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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time