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Eaton Corporation Global Project Specification & Pursuit Manager in Boston, Massachusetts

Eaton’s Global Energy Infrastructure Solutions (GEIS) organization is currently seeking a Global Project Specification and Project Pursuit Manager to join our team. This position can based in Houston, TX, or remotely in the United States or United Kingdom.

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for global specification and project pursuit strategy and order execution through project pipeline management, coordination between our GEIS product lines, global sales team and Eaton oil & gas organization, implementing project specification initiatives and managing global AVL’s.

This position is primarily responsible for leading the GEIS project pursuit and specification activities globally. Key focus includes project pursuit strategy and order execution through project pipeline management team, coordination between GEIS product lines, global sales team and Eaton energy infrastructure account management and project management organization, implementing project specification initiatives and managing global AVL’s. Primary geographies include North America, Latin America, Europe, Asia-Pacific and Middle East.

The candidate will work closely the GEIS global sales and marketing teams, other Eaton Divisions and the energy infrastructure solutions team to create alignment and execution on project pursuit plans. This includes the implementation of project pursuit strategies for each project across relevant product lines and geographies. The incumbent will also work with product line and sales leaders to establish specification and competitive selling tools and strategies to support project pursuit efforts.

In conjunction with global sales and marketing teams, the candidate will aid in bid pricing strategies including tracking win / loss and pricing by end-user, EPC and competitor to support future bid activities. Along with this the candidate will support the creation, presentation and approval of bid documents.

The candidate, with support of the global sales team, will develop a coordinated approach to managing AVL’s (approved vendor lists) and AML’s (approved manufacturing locations). This includes the creation of a database for end-users and EPC’s and when appropriate supporting efforts to add or change products or manufacturing locations.

Activities for this position require strong leadership, communication across levels in the organization, short term and long-term execution through timely and quality decision making, and ability to execute cross-functionally.

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.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate with the global sales team to update Group project pipeline

  • Implement coordinated project pursuit strategies for each project across each product line and geography, where necessary coordinating with other Eaton divisions and with the Eaton energy infrastructure solutions team

  • Ensure global alignment with Eaton energy market sales leaders including both regional leaders and global account managers

  • Work with product lines on specification strategy and competitive intelligence to create tools and other collateral to support project pursuit efforts

  • With the support of the global sales team, for end-users and EPC’s create an AVL (approved vendor list) and AML (approved manufacturing locations) database and where appropriate support efforts to add or change products and manufacturing locations

  • Work in conjunction with the pricing team, maintain project pricing database by customer and competitor to support bid pricing strategy

  • Work in conjunction with global sales leaders, support creation of DOA bid documents and assist in bid approval process

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Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required

  • Minimum 15 years of professional experience working on global projects in the electrical industry

  • Minimum 10 years of sales or product management experience or working in a technical role

  • Ability to travel internationally

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

Preferred qualifications:

  • MBA

  • Broad knowledge electrical products market

  • Experience in communications across broad groups including customers and executive management

  • Working with international cross-functional teams

Position Criteria:

  • Think and act strategically

  • Collaborate and execute effectively cross functionally

  • Written and oral presentation skills to targeted audiences

  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Quality decision making

  • High level of integrity

  • Ability to prioritize business needs

  • Ability to drive change

Eaton provides a competitive total rewards package commensurate with applicable skills, knowledge, and experience and consistent with internal and external market practices. The annual salary range for this role is $149,600 - $205,700 a year. Eligible for an annual performance-based incentive plan with a target at 24% of base salary.

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. (

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Eaton is an intelligent power management company dedicated to improving the quality of life and protecting the environment for people everywhere. We are guided by our commitment to do business right, to operate sustainably and to help our customers manage power ─ today and well into the future. By capitalizing on the global growth trends of electrification and digitalization, we’re accelerating the planet’s transition to renewable energy, helping to solve the world’s most urgent power management challenges, and doing what’s best for our stakeholders and all of society. Founded in 1911, Eaton has been listed on the NYSE for nearly a century. We reported revenues of $19.6 billion in 2021 and serve customers in more than 170 countries.

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 have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030.

Eaton is committed to having a workforce that is diverse and non-discriminatory at all levels, reflecting the diversity of our customers and the varied environments in which we conduct business around the world. Our success depends on our ability to attract and retain the very best people unlimited by race, color, social or economic status, religion, national origin, marital status, age, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or any protected status. Eaton follows relevant non-discrimination laws and regulations in the countries where we operate. It is the policy of the Company to make all decisions regarding employment, including hiring, compensation, training, promotions, transfers, or lay-offs, based on the principle of equal employment opportunity as defined above.

Job: Sales

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG CHD HQ

Job Level: Manager

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes – Remote

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time