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Product Application Engineer

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Waukesha
Posted on: September 18, 2022

Job Description:

Eatons Power Delivery Division is currently seeking a Product Application Engineer to join our team in Waukesha, WI, which features modern facilities including office space, laboratories, and product manufacturing. The buildings host marketing, engineering, testing, finance, sales, and research which offers direct exposure and collaboration with all aspects of our business.Position Overview:This role offers an exciting opportunity for a candidate to be involved with front-end innovative solutions and customer interactions to help grow and develop Eatons transformer product line. The primary purpose of this position is to provide product engineering support to the marketing team for both internal and external customers and support for all transformer marketing initiatives.Eatons transformer marketing team creates an environment where collaboration, invention, and passion for creativity are an everyday focus. As a part of this team, you will have the opportunity to grow technical skills and business acumen.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. Its where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potentialand where you can help us reach ours.Essential Functions:In this role, you will:

  • Serve as a transformer subject matter expert by providing technical product, application, and training support to Proposals Engineers, Inside Sales Reps, Sales Agents/Reps and Customers.
  • Serve as a key engineering support for all internal and external commercial support matters, including management of customer visits, plant tours, witness testing and inspections. Gather customer intel during the visits and report back to marketing management team.
  • Serve as a key customer liaison for all technical product support matters, including specification clarifications, test requirements, and product scope. This includes detailed specification reviews and providing input into transformer quotations per customer specifications.
  • Support strategic marketing and new product development initiatives (NPD) through development and collection of Voice of Customer (VOC) data, analysis of product/application trends, and assessment of new product market potential.
  • Develop and deliver product support and marketing communications including technical presentations, training seminars, promotional materials, and research and/or white papers for publication and presentation at conferences.
  • Attend strategic industry meetings, trade shows, and visit key customers to improve the business. Establish and maintain strong professional and interpersonal relationships with customers. Cultivate relationships with vital customers and understand customer needs.
  • Develop a strong understanding of the production process, test process, IEEE standards compliance, and product application. Work collaboratively with customers, engineering, quality, supply chain, and warranty to resolve commercial issuesWhen we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we as individuals and as a company are stronger.QualificationsRequired (Basic) Qualifications:
    • Bachelors degree in Engineering from an accredited institution
    • Minimum of two (2) years of experience in technical marketing, engineering, or manufacturing
    • Must reside within a 50-mile radius of the work locations listed as no relocation is being offered
    • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorshipPreferred qualifications:
      • Bachelors degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering
      • Minimum of 1 year of experience using SAP and a quotation systemPosition Criteria:
        • Must be detail oriented, able to prioritize and execute multiple tasks in an efficient manner and demonstrate a good work ethic and positive attitude
        • Excellent analytical, communication, interpersonal, problem solving and decision-making skills to support internal and external contacts within a multi-cultured environment
        • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously, independently, and meet critical deadlines.
        • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills including the ability to effectively explain technical concepts to a variety of audiences, high learning agility, and great follow-through in meeting commitments.
        • Knowledge of electrical distribution transformers and their components and accessories and knowledge of typical applications, equipment, systems, and standards
        • Must be very customer and commercial centric
        • Proficient using MS Office toolsWe 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.Why work at Eaton? We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
          • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
          • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
          • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
          • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
          • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
          • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)LI-LS3Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com What you will get from usEatons mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. Its where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potentialand where you can help us reach ours. Eatons 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. 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 have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the companys operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.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.Job: MarketingRegion: North America US/Puerto RicoOrganization: ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery DivisionJob Level: Individual ContributorSchedule: Full-timeIs remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: NoDoes this position offer relocation?: NoTravel: Yes, 10 % of the TimeEaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.

Keywords: Eaton Corporation, Waukesha , Product Application Engineer, Engineering , Waukesha, Wisconsin

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