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Eaton Corporation Configuration Tool Specialist in Sumter, South Carolina

Eaton’s Commercial and Residential Solutions (CRDS) division is hiring a Bid Manager Support Specialist. This position is based at our Sumter, SC facility.

Position Overview:

This position will be located in our Sumter, SC facility. This position provides Bid Manager product applications support for Eaton’s Panelboard and Switchboard product line. Bid Manager is Eaton’s proprietary online application tool for configuring and quoting assembled products and project business. Responsibility includes the development, execution and maintenance of Panelboard and Switchboard configuration tables and rules. As a tool subject matter expert, this role also provides assistance to others within the product line and manufacturing functions. This role is essential for driving efficiencies to align strategic goals associated with the product line sales and operations.

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:

  • Maintain attention to Bid Manager detail with focus on the accuracy of the rules and logic for new product additions and product maintenance

  • Input and manage Bid Manager rules into a proprietary spreadsheet-driven tool (PICK tables)

  • Help lead software testing, software documentation and user support

  • Responsibility for the accuracy of the Bid Manager output

  • Responsibility for review and implementation of efficiency improvement opportunities

  • Support team goal to achieve Product Line Growth targets via participation in new product development project teams as a representative for the Bid Manager support group

  • Ensure that assigned Bid Manager change management requests are managed and completed in a timely fashion, with status communication to the appropriate stakeholder

  • Provide backup support as required to other team members

  • Support and assist product line, front-end and production teams in resolution of process and/or information quality problems associated with the Bid Manager takeoff tool

  • Support continuous improvement initiatives

  • Adhere to all safety rules and procedures, including 5S requirements, and responsible for reporting unsafe conditions to the appropriate management or EHS representative

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Information Technology or Engineering from an accredited institution OR an Associates degree in Information Technology, Engineering, Engineering Graphics Technology or a related engineering field from an accredited institution AND a minimum of 1 year of work experience supporting the manufacturing, design, assembly and/or order processing of electrical distribution products.

  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Sumter, SC will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:

  • 3 years’ experience with commercial product configuration software

  • 3 years’ experience with Eaton’s Bid Manager tool, Pick Work Bench

Position Criteria:

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, persuasive skills, and analytical problem-solving skills.

  • Effective cross-functional teaming skills

  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint)

  • Demonstrated proficiency in verbal & written communications, organizational & computer skills

  • Demonstrated technical and application knowledge of Eaton Panelboards and Switchboards

  • In-depth product knowledge and/or ability to gather necessary product data when needed

  • Project management skills required ensuring related projects are completed on time

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.

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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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ES CRDS COMM Commercial

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % 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.

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