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Packaging Sourcing Engineer

Tanauan City, Philippines
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Primary Function:

  • Will be responsible for the strategic management of over $6M (Carton, Color Box, Pallet, Label, EPS, EPE and etc.) in annual spend of Packaging commodities for PQD PHP plant in APAC region PQD to achieve growth, cost, quality and delivery goals for the APAC region.
  • Will also develop, deploy and execute direct material cost out projects and strategies for products built at all PQ plants, requiring coordination ES Packaging Global Category managers, Product Management, Operations and Engineering functions.

Essential Functions:

  • Source Packaging Category & Commodities (Packaging injection parts and etc.) for Eaton through bidding, benchmarking, and negotiation and Lead PHP Packaging commodity localization including implementation from tooling transfer to mass production from original source to PHP supply base.   
  • Work with PQ Packaging Category Manager to develop Packaging commodity sourcing strategies to effectively leverage ES spend in APAC and Global to identify synergies and supplier roadmap strategies to deliver cost benefits.
  • Lead critical, strategic cost out projects (including using SHOULD COST analysis) to ensure key cost reduction targets are met and process is maximized to deliver expected results. 
  • Lead Supplier base development, prequalification and management to ensure cost-effective supply with consistent quality and acceptable service & delivery levels for PHP plant
  • Ensure commodity strategies are aligned with latest internal and external environmental, market and economic factors. Build and maintain organizational consensus and alignment to the PQD commodity strategies. 
  • Conduct Supplier Business Reviews with strategic suppliers on a regular basis annually
  • Work with ME Category manager to negotiate and manage key strategic supplier contracts, Long Term Agreements, cost negotiations and relationships.
  • Develop strong positive ethical relationships with suppliers & adhere to Eaton’s Code of Conduct.
  • Applies skillful negotiations with suppliers; conducts problem resolution and settles disputes; develops win/win solutions and creates positive relations with tact and expert judgment.




- Ability to lead teams, influence and manage people
- Packaging Commodity expertise in the areas of market trend, raw material and manufacturing
- Demonstrated strategic thinker, capable of developing plans and actions to achieve targeted goals
- Solid relationship builder and team player with  strong interpersonal skills
- Experience working globally and dealing with multi-national and off-shore suppliers
- Manufacturing industry/environment experience required
- Strong ethics and professional presence required
- Proven negotiation skills
- Demonstrated project leadership success spanning multiple regions
- Results and detailed oriented
- Ability to create a compelling vision, establish strategies, communicate them effectively and measure results
- Demonstrated leader, team player and relationship builder with strong interpersonal skills

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: PQD DPQD Distributed Power Quality 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: 049877