Field Application Engineer

Published
November 19, 2021
Location
Mountain View, CA
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Job Type

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Eaton’s Electrical Sector is currently seeking a Field Application Specialist to join our team. This position can be based in San Francisco, Sacramento, Stockton, San Jose, CA. or Denver, CO. Position Overview: The primary focus of the Field Application Engineer (FAE) is to create and manage demand for Bussmann series products by driving and influencing specifications at the end customer. The target customers are consulting engineers, design-build contractors, electrical inspectors and original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Responsibilities include influencing targeted state and local jurisdictions to adopt the latest version of the National Electrical Code (NEC) and working with electrical inspectors to help enforce NEC and Underwriters Laboratories (UL) requirements that help to increase safety and ultimately sales of Bussmann series products. The Field Application Engineer will act as the subject matter expert on overcurrent protection in the territory and develop appropriate materials, articles and presentations and other training aids to achieve the desired sales goals. The FAE should possess a level of expertise that enhances their ability to persuade others. 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. In this function you will: Influence consulting engineers, design-build contractors, end users, OEMs and electrical design engineers on the benefits of specifying and utilizing Bussmann series products Train and assist electrical inspectors on the benefits of enforcing NEC sections that are most beneficial for creating demand for Bussmann series products Assist UL inspectors on the benefits of enforcing portions of UL standards that are most beneficial for creating demand for Bussmann series products Train customers on the benefits and application of Bussmann series products related to the proper application per the National Electrical Code Influence NFPA, IEEE, IAEI, IBEW, NECA, and NJATC members and state/local electrical code members to vote for Division-friendly changes and proposals that create demand for Division product Develop specification-oriented sales materials, articles and presentations as appropriate Identify gaps in the product offering and associated potential new products and applications Provide pre-sale and value-add post sale support to OEMs on product applications Drive specifications at end users that “pull through” Bussmann series products at OEMs that support the end user Provide technical product training and updates to both internal and external customers Establish as the subject matter expert or the “go-to” resource on overcurrent protection in the territory and develop appropriate materials, articles and presentations and other training aids to achieve the desired sales goals Accumulates and fosters technical knowledge to stay on the cutting edge of expertise Coordinates activities with the commercial sales team in the territory and is a strong collaborator Qualifications Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering from an accredited institution Minimum 5 years’ experience in one of the following fields: Consulting electrical engineer Plant engineer OEM design engineer for industrial control panels, machinery or electrical distribution equipment. Electrical Contractor or Design-Build Contractor Sales Engineer for switchgear, distribution equipment, industrial control equipment or overcurrent protection Electrical Inspector Journeyman electrician Understanding of UL Standards and the National Electrical Code (NFPA70) No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within 50 miles of Ellisville, Missouri will be considered for this position. Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future Preferred Qualifications: P.E. license, Electrical Engineering degree Ability to engage in highly technical sales and training activities, strong presentation skills to small and large audiences Ability to work across Eaton divisions Self motivated and proven goal oriented individual capable of working from a home office with minimal supervision Up to 30% travel required in Colorado and other West coast markets Position Criteria: Ability to read and write clear and understandable Good problem solving & decision making skills Strong Organizational skills Ability to handle multiple tasks at a time Basic proficiency with Windows operating system Basic proficiency with Microsoft Office Exhibits patience when assisting non-technical clients Candidates must be service oriented, self-confident, and dependable Skills to question and assess customer’s situation and needs 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. As a contractor with the Federal government, Eaton is subject to the Executive Order mandating COVID-19 vaccination. As permitted by applicable law, the candidate(s) hired under this posting must provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines, or request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation exempting them from the requirement. Vaccination status will not be verified until after an offer of employment is provided, and candidates may also request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation at that time. Eaton also 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: [Click Here to Email Your Resumé] 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 #LI-JM3 What you will get from us Eaton’s 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. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 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 company’s 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: Sales Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico Organization: EPG CPD UL Bussmann 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, 25 % of the Time

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