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NPI Buyer

Tijuana, Mexico
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

  1. RFI / RFQ Management – Request RFI or RFQ’s to suppliers, and depth analysis of RFQ’s, preparation of Sourcing Work Books and recommendation to SCPM / plants on the preferred solutions.
  2. Negotiation – Should have experience in negotiation with suppliers as it relates to PO placement and PO management.
  3. PO Management – Placement, expediting, de-expediting and cancel as well as past due and PO acknowledgement. PO status reporting.
  4. Requisition to PO Creation – Discrete PO order placement and PO justification as per government and internal controls.
  5. Invoice on Hold – Able to understand the issues of Invoices on hold and the resolution ensuring the payment is done.
  6. Supplier Management – Worked on supplier addition / modification in the system.
  7. Report Management – Should have good experience on different report generation and analysis for these reports.
  8. Pricing Proposals – Ability to gather pertinent price data from system, understand price changes, FFP, Estimates, Pricing Escalations, and able to provide data to pricing dept. and sales to ensure that we have made our best estimation before submitting proposals to management and customers and to report percentages that may be lock in on LTA, S/S, New updated quotes, and FFP


Bachelors with 1-3 years of experience in SCM processes
  • Strong Knowledge in Microsoft Office
  • Need to have working Knowledge of any ERP.
  • English and Spanish language fluency (writing, reading and speaking)
  • Good communication skills to work with teams remotely
  • Quick response to deadlines  and priorities
  • Hands on experience in purchasing functions
  • Position Criteria:

    • Broad knowledge of a business and manufacturing enterprise, as well as computerized inventory systems. 
    • General understanding of accounting principles, industrial engineering, and manufacturing processes. 
    • Extensive understanding of laws that affect company purchasing policies, procedures, and decisions. 
    • Broad understanding of corporate and division purchasing policies and procedures. 
    • Results orientated with strong ability to effectively influence decision making and to deliver high levels of customer satisfaction and profitability across the extended Supply Chain.
    • Process oriented and an ability to identify and drive continuous improvement results.
    • Excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills.
    • Experience in lease vs. buy calculations is desirable, but is not essential.
    Preferred qualifications:
    • B.S or B.A. degree in Engineering or Business disciplines. Concentrations to include but not limited to Supply Chain, Operations, Management, and Management Science.
    • Master’s degree in engineering, MBA, systems or finance
    • Proficiency in SAP ECC/MRP planning and/or purchasing modules
    • APICS certification

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    Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

    Region: Latin America
    Organization: AER HQ SLS

    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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

    Requisition ID: 050404