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Commodity Specialist

Reynosa, Mexico
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Responsible to manage the development and the deployment of several direct material commodities for the Hydraulics Filtration division in Reynosa. Supported commodities will include castings, machined components, steel, filter fabric/material, plastics, subassemblies, and others. Total spend managed will be $12M USD.
This role will assist in the development and management of sourcing strategies for Filtration and execute those strategies to achieve growth, cost, quality and delivery goals. They will be responsible for managing the commodity in sourcing, supplier selection and relationship building with key suppliers to leverage Eaton’s purchases. The Commodity Specialist executes direct material cost out projects and strategies which requires global coordination with Supply Chain, Product Management, Operations and Engineering. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering from an accredited university
  • Minimum 3 years of Manufacturing, Engineering, or Supply Chain experience
  • Proficient in spoken and written English.
  • Minimum 5 years of Supply Chain experience for a global manufacturer
  • Project Management experience
  • Buying and strategic procurement experience
Position Criteria:
  • Strong understanding of key commodities and their impact to the business
  • Demonstrated strategic thinker, capable of developing plans and actions to achieve targeted goals
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to lead project teams
  • Indirect leadership skills
  • Results and detail-oriented
  • Successful negotiator
  • Experience working globally and dealing with multi-national and off-shore suppliers
  • Analytical thinking

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Latin America
Organization: HYD FFD Fluid Filtration 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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 052127