Eaton Corporation Field Project Manager in Topeka, Kansas
Eaton’s Marketing Commercial Operations Division is currently seeking a Field Project Manager to join our team. This position is based remotely in the Mountain or Pacific time zones of the US.
The primary function of a Field Based Project Manager (PM) is to allow for greater levels of Sales productivity by fully engaging in and taking ownership of all post purchase order (PO) activities. The PM role is expected to create value for the Eaton sales team, product divisions and customers, acting as the primary liaison between internal and external stakeholders, ensuring all project milestones are met. The project manager is ultimately responsible for the successful execution of the largest, most complex and highest risk electrical projects sold at Eaton (from order entry to order closeout). This position focuses on data center projects for large hyper scale and Co-Located (COLO) / Multi-Tenant Data Center (MTDC) customers.
The primary functions include managing the technical aspects of major electrical assembly project orders by meeting customer specifications and timelines for all deliverables including but not limited to customer relationship management, project financial management, technical project management, documentation (submittals, engineered drawings, maintenance manuals etc.), coordination of equipment manufacture and delivery, equipment/assembly startup support and addressing quality concerns.
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:
Utilize the Project Management team resources assigned to their project orders.
Assess and apply in depth knowledge of sales planning services to internal clients in one or more specialty areas, requiring technical application.
Upgrade existing processes, deploy new initiatives, and recommend new solutions based on analysis and customer trends.
Ensure compliance with applicable processes and procedures to achieve business goals; 5) provide leadership and development to a sales team consisting of sales professionals, sales reps, and the distributor channel.
Proactively use competitive information to leverage advantages of Eaton Corporation.
Negotiate internally for resources and priorities needed for customers; and
Improve financial position for Eaton and the customer.
Effectively manage business in all 4 time zones of the US, coordinating and leveraging resources in those time zones to provide timely and efficient solutions to internal and external stakeholder needs.
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)
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
Minimum 5 years’ of electrical industry experience
Minimum 2 years’ experience with direct product and people managerial responsibility
Sponsorship is not available. Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the U.S. on an ongoing basis without requiring company sponsorship.
Possess and maintain a valid and unrestricted driver’s license.
No relocation assistance is available for this role
Bachelor’s degree in Business or Electrical Engineering
Minimum 2-years’ experience managing mission critical datacenter electrical equipment in a manufacturing environment
Strong application of Power Engineered products
At Eaton, we strive to provide compensation and benefits that attract, engage, and retain the best talent. This includes competitive pay and a variety of benefit programs for eligible employees.
The expected annual salary range for this role is $81,750 - $119,900 a year.
Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.
This position is also eligible for a variable incentive program.
Eaton 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 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.
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: MCO Marketing Commercial Operations
Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes – Remote
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time