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Lead Analyst.SCM.General (Strategic Sourcing Specialist)

Haina, Dominican Republic
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Drives cost out projects to result in savings to the bottom line. Assure materials are procured at the lowest total cost, per specification, in a timely manner. Evaluates procurement methods and applies most effective negotiating techniques based on the situation. Works with other department process owners to identify and prioritize opportunities to improve productivity, cost, quality and service. Manage and analyze data to identify opportunities for improvement.
1.   Support Eaton’s Sourcing initiatives driving results measured by lower material costs, responsive supplier performance, process and service improvements, and resultant productivity throughout the supply chain.
2.   Evaluates procurement methods and recommends/implements new procedures, strategies, and /or suppliers. Perform analysis to identify opportunities for improvement
3.   Lead the supplier market analysis and ensure supplier qualification for RFQ’s.  Provide suppliers recommendations that provide the best value for Eaton
4.   Drives cost out projects that result in savings to the bottom line
5.   Lead, facilitate or execute cost reduction projects
6.   Assure that materials are procured at the lowest total cost, per specifications, in an efficient manner and delivered on time
7.   Assist other department process owners (Engineering, Production, Operations, and Finance) in identifying and prioritizing opportunities to improve productivity, cost, quality and service throughout the external supply chain
8.   Ensure compliance to all purchasing policies and exhibit excellent Ethical behavior
9.   Key Performance metrics include but are not limited to:
•     Achieve Sourcing Savings and cost competiveness goals
•     Minimizing Material Inflation Impact
•     Payment terms and other responsiveness measures as appropriate.




  1. Professional degree in Electrical/Electronic Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Business Administration, Marketing.
  2. Minimum of 5 years of experience in similar positions
  3. English Level: Proficient
  4. Has Project Management functional knowledge expertise combined with a strong process and system thinking mindset in order to consistently make quality operational decisions when ambiguity may exist
  5. Advanced PC skills (MS Office, MS Project, AS400 MS Outlook)
  6. Preferred: Experience in controlling costs, materials warehouse, APICS, Eaton quality Systems (EQS), Enovia document control system and / or area of Manufacturing. Knowledge of MAPICS / Vista
  7. Able to work on multiple projects simultaneously
  8. Negotiation skills

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: Latin America
Organization: EPG CPD PCD Power Components 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: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 053093