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Materials Manager

Cuautitlan, Mexico
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Driving strategic direction of the business and ensuring achievement of operating and production objectives consistent with quality assurance requirements and customer, optimizing the utilization of the workforce to minimize manufacturing costs.

Participates as a key member of plant manager’s staff in all critical decisions impacting facility.

A. Develop and implement Material Production Scheduling/Planning System to meet customer demand while managing operational and capacity constraint.
B. Drives sales goals of the manufacturing plant-manages product additions and deletions, including coordination of all expediting activities.
C. Lead and direct the material planning & purchasing team to balance the demand as driven by Material Requirements Planning (MRP), shop floor capacity and customer sales orders.
D. Plans, directs and coordinates a staff of Master Production Schedulers and Material Planners to ensure goals are met or exceeded
E. Responsible for the following key measures: Work-in-process, order date accuracy, on-time, work release, customer on-time-delivery, material velocity through the plant, and employee engagement.
F. Full Logistics responsibilities including a Distribution Center Management.
G. Ensures purchases required for raw material & components to support production plans for internally manufacture or supplied by outside sources. Supervises & Leads the entire SIOP Process.
H. Assists in expediting material, where required, to meet shortfall between current plan and customer order requirements.
I. 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.
J. Production Control & Internal Warehouses management.
K. Develop and implement programs to utilize the elements of EBS to achieve strategic goals of the plant, and profit plan objectives of the plant.
L. Lead EBS in area of materials activities & support campus activities
M. Provide continuous support of plant requirements related to materials function
N. Manage logistics & planning function
O. Lead production scheduling
P. Manage, lead, develop & guide associates in developing materials skills
Q. Manage strategic planning process related to materials activities
R. Initiate & implement process improvement activities to meet business objectives (scheduling levels, lean value chains, logistics contracts
S. Support Corporate cost-out activities as representative for the plant
T. Manage releases to suppliers to ensure superior supplier delivery performance while minimizing freight costs & inventory investment
U. Champion demand planning & production scheduling processes integrated with Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning processes
V. Manage processes, material, and personnel to ensure that finished material is shipped according to schedules. This includes internal and external customers.


University degree required Industrial engineering or related
Bi-lingual (Spanish &English-language capability, speaking, reading & writing
Minimum an experience of 7-10 years in materiales management
Ability to communicate effectively at all levels of the organization
Ability to build trust & maintain confidentiality is critical
Demonstrated organizational & prioritization skills
Knowledge of ABC Analysis
Mins & Maxs
Cycle Accounting
High Mix, High volume
APICS certification is a plus
SAP/Oracle is a must


A. Achieving Performance Excellence (APEX)
B. Purchasing value
C. Sourcing
D. Workforce Management
E. Days on Hand
F. On Time Delivery
G. Inventory accuracy
H. Line feeding downtime.
I. Cost Outs
J. Overtime
K. Turnover
M. Total of incidents and accidents
N. Building organizational capability
O. Employee Survey

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Latin America
Organization: EPG RWDD Residential Wiring Devices Div

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: 053418