Eaton Corporation RVP Sales - Central Region in Glendale Heights, Illinois

Eaton is a power management company with 2017 sales of $20.4 billion. We provide energy efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and

services. Eaton has approximately 96,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com.

We are dedicated to growing our business and our people! We believe in providing our employees and YOU the opportunity grow, have fun and take pride in their/your work.

If YOU thrive in a creative, fast-paced, innovative environment, then our sales management team is looking for YOU!

Based from a home-office or a Eaton Lighting facility in the Midwestern US, this position is responsible for attainment of Division and Corporate goals for sales growth and profitability through market development, effective direction and management of the activities of our sales agencies and personnel, while providing superior service to our customers. This is achieved through developing and recommending annual sales plans and forecast for individual manufacturers’ representatives, markets, factory territories for their area. Continually analyzes sales levels and trends through market research and initiates pro-active or corrective actions as required to assure attainment of objectives and assuring that appropriate technical guidance and assistance regarding product applications is available to customer.

Qualifications

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution

Must be eligible to work in the United States without current or future sponsorship

A minimum of 10 years of sales management experience in an electrical products industry dealing with a commercial/industrial customer base

A minimum of 5 years of experience as a manager of sales professionals

Ability to travel at least 50% of the time

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution in Marketing, Business Administration or Engineering

Advance Degree from an accredited institution

A minimum of 8 years of sales management experience in the lighting industry/lighting controls industry

A minimum of 3 years of experience/familiarity with lighting controls technology

Currently residing in the Western United States

POSITION CRITERIA

Well- developed communication, organizational, motivational and interpersonal skills

Well-developed talent management and organizational effectiveness skills

Proven track record of meeting or exceeding stretch goals

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: EPG LD Lighting Division

Job Level: Director

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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

Eaton 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.