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Supply Chain Manager for Schrems Plant and Suchdol Plant

Schrems, Austria
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton EMEA - Power Distribution Division has an opening for a
Supply Chain Manager (m/f)
This position will be located in our plant in Schrems, Austria or Suchdol nad Luznici, Czech Republic.
Plant in Schrems with over 600 employees is a leader in the field of high-quality electrical and electronic products and is one of the international market leaders.  
Plant in Suchdol nad Luznici with over 700 employees (electrical sector – enclosures/power distribution  components) or in Prague in our Innovation Centre with over 100 employees.
Job Description:
  • Supply Chain Management (SCM) related plant processes - Material Planning, Procurement Direct/Indirect Material, Production Planning, Logistics (Inbound and Outbound) - within Schrems Plant and Suchdol Plant
  • Responsibility for achieving the plant objectives Days on Hand (DOH) and On Time Delivery (OTD) as well all other plant related KPIs
  • Leading and developing plant SCM teams and executes SCM targets
  • Continuous process improvement within SCM operations aligned with all other plant operations, drive Zero-Incident Culture
  • Build organizational capabilities and achieve financial performance (e.g. Cost Out Distribution Expenses and Materials) of both plants
  • Improving organizations SCM capabilities
  • Managing internal and external customer/stakeholder expectations
  • Acts as overall SCM interface with internal and external stakeholders


  • University degree in Logistics or Supply Chain Management or other relevant study
  • Vast experience in industrial business in similar function
  • German native speaker; fluent in English (written and spoken form); Czech is an additional asset
  • Experience in leading, developing and optimizing SCM operations
  • Very good communication and presentation skills
  • Solid knowledge of project management processes, methodologies and tools (e.g. Microsoft Project)
  • Solid knowledge of material flow and logistics optimization
  • Experience in purchasing direct and indirect material
  • Solid knowledge of production planning methods and tools
  • SAP and Change Management knowledge
  • Leadership and mentoring skills to develop team
  • Interpersonal skills and the capability to lead, motivate and drive a big team for Continuous Improvement (CI)
  • Negotiation skills (suppliers, forwarders etc.)
What Eaton offers:
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics are really important for us
  • Culture & Values - Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day.
  • Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully.
For a work location in Schrems (Austria):
Depending on the qualification, we offer a compensation according to the Austrian collective bargaining agreement of the electrical and electronics industry in the respective employment group taking into account the years of service in the respective employment group, willingness to overpay depending on the relevant professional experience and qualification

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: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: PDCD Power Distribution Components Division

Job Level: Manager
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?: Relocation from within hiring region only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 041780