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Associate Buyer

Tainan Shien, Taiwan
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

  • Uses own capability to explore and develop new material or alternative materials for Eaton GGD TW best material opportunity or practice.
  • Sources and introduces new suppliers to keep Eaton GGD TW in the highest competition quality with cost and quality advantage.
  • Schedules and arranges new supplier audit and existing supplier routine audit.
  • Shares purchasing team supervision and monitor the quality of buyer purchasing activity.
  • Plays price and cost strategy with suppliers, routine makes cost report to the managing team for analysis and reference.  
  • Supports Wisper system with data maintenance.
  • Supports GGD-TH raw material strategy and demand purchase.
  • Supports profit plan set-up.
  • Has knowledge of best practices and how own area integrates with others; is aware of the competition and the factors that differentiate them in the business.
  • Solves complex problems; takes a new perspective on existing solutions; exercises judgment based on analysis of multiple sources of information.
  • Organizes team works, take lead and play team works at international and external problem solving.
  • Executes monthly Report
  • Engages in IT-integrated project.
  • Participates with Eaton APAC activities.


  • Bachelor degree or above in Business, Management, Marketing, Finance or Engineering field.
  • Relating work experiences at least 5 years.
  • High energy, results-oriented, self-starter and team work player.
  • Strong communicative skills; verbal and written, distinctive personal presence.
  • Explains complex information to others in straightforward situations.
  • Demonstrates expand conceptual knowledge in own discipline and broadens capabilities.
  • Understands key business drivers; uses this understanding to accomplish own work.
  • Solves problems in straightforward situations; analyzes possible solutions using technical experience and judgment. 
  • Impacts quality of own work and the work of others on the team works within guidelines and polices.
  • Eager to learn and fast learner, proactive with daily work and relating issue.
  • Knowledge of Sourcing, Purchasing, Supplier Audit, MRP and Inventory management.
  • Knowledge with Lean production and Problem Solving, such as A3, CI, 8D, 5 Whys, RIE or Kaizen.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 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 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Asia Pacific
Organization: HYD GOLF Golf Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 038682