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Field Application Engineer

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Harrisburg
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

Eatons Bussmann Division is currently seeking a Field Application Engineer to join our team. This position is remote, and all candidates must currently reside in Texas.Position Overview:As a Field Application Engineer (FAE), you will create and manage demand for Bussmann series products by driving and influencing specifications at the end customer, which includes 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.You 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 his or her 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. Its where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potentialand where you can help us reach ours.In this role, 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.
  • Accumulate and foster technical knowledge to stay on the cutting edge of expertise
  • Coordinate activities with the commercial sales team in the territory and is a strong collaboratorWhen 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
    • 5+ years experience in one of the following fields:
    • Plant engineer
    • Consulting electrical 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
    • No relocation is offered for this position. All candidates must currently reside within Texas
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future
    • Up to 30% travel required within the Gulf regionPreferred Qualifications:
      • Ability to engage in highly technical sales and training activities, strong presentation skills to small and large audiences
      • Ability to work across Eaton divisions
      • Highly motivated and proven goal oriented individual capable of working from a home office with minimal supervision
      • Understanding of UL Standards and the National Electrical Code (NFPA70)
      • Preferred but not required: P.E. license, Electrical Engineering degreeWe 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)At Eaton, we know that good benefit plans are important to employees and their families. In addition to a competitive base salary, Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits at a Glance. (http://www.eatonbenefits.com/ecm/groups/public/@pub/@eatonbenefits/documents/content/pct_1804713.pdf)#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 2021 revenues were $19.6 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 170 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: SalesRegion: North America US/Puerto RicoOrganization: EPG CPD UL BussmannJob Level: Individual ContributorSchedule: Full-timeIs remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes RemoteDoes this position offer relocation?: NoTravel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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