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Supply Chain Manager

Youngsville, North Carolina
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Lead the Supply Chain Function for the Youngsville Plant Operations with approximately $135M in sales annually.   Key Supply Chain related functions include Materials planning, scheduling, and ordering activities associated with the delivery of specific customer products, direct and indirect material purchasing, direct source material, inventory control and warehousing, shipping and receiving.
Manages and directs supply chain personnel in the procurement, receipt, disbursement, and inventory control of material to ensure on-time delivery of customer orders while maintaining assigned inventory levels
Manages current and future demand requirements with manufacturing and supplier capabilities/capacities to ensure completion of customer requirements
Analyzes data, including enterprise requirements planning information and prepares consolidated managerial reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure plant/product line optimal Supply Chain execution
Ensures correct planning parameters and transaction disciplines are utilized in order execution systems (such as SAP) to ensure proper order generation and inventory balances
Manages material cost and schedule impact of proposed engineering changes in addition to taking necessary action to ensure successful implementation and incorporation of approved engineering releases
Evaluates operational performance of the group in order to facilitate performance management, merit promotions, transfers, dismissals, commendations, etc.
Meet or exceed key metrics of days on hand, gross inventory, plant and supplier on-time delivery, days payable outstanding, cost savings, cycle count accuracy, supplier invoice on-hold metrics, and profit plan/budget forecasts
Ensure the accuracy of physical inventory to assure the timely fulfillment of customer orders while maintaining inventory levels that are beneficial to the overall operation of the company
Fosters an environment that promotes Eaton’s goals, philosophies, and encourages continuous improvement while aligning with supply chain functional requirements (i.e. Materials Management Assessment)
All duties assigned by management and deemed pertinent to the continued success of Company and employee objectives and/or goals


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor of Science from accredited educational institution
  • Minimum 5 years of related supply chain experience
  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory/managerial experience
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship on a permanent basis
  • Relocation is available for this opportunity.

Position Criteria:
  • Ability to demonstrate full Knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) and order generation process logic
  • Ability to demonstrate thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, scheduling, purchasing, supplier selection and management, inventory control, logistics, stockroom operation and shipping/receiving
  • Ability to demonstrate detailed knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (Six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to materials management
  • Ability to proficiently demonstrate business, financial and industry acumen, risk, process and stakeholder management competencies
  • Ability to work in a matrixed organization with a focus on collaboration
  • Ability to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work in a growth oriented and fast paced work environment.
  • Results oriented with excellent problem solving skills
  • Ability to interface with all organizational levels
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Applications including intermediate to advance skills in Excel 


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Master’s in Business Administration from an accredited institution.
  • Experience working in SAP
  • Knowledge of ISO or Quality Systems
  • Experience developing and controlling production schedules and inventory levels.
  • Certification in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and/or APICSLean or Six Sigma application in business processes

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG PQD OPS Operations

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 country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 049355