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Division Sourcing Manager

Peachtree City, Georgia; Cleveland, Ohio; Moon Township, Pennsylvania; Charlotte, North Carolina; Galesburg, Michigan
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Residential Wiring Devices Division is looking for a Division Sourcing Manger who will have overall responsibility for the development and execution of the domestic and international supply base for both components and purchased finished goods. 
Essential responsibilities will include:
  • Interfacing with Manufacturing, R&D, Marketing, Finance, Quality and Distribution. 
  • Driving material cost productivity for all components and related systems or purchased finished goods. (Specific material cost productivity targets will be assigned each year and adjusted as commodity prices fluctuate).
  • Establishing operational policies and implementation of long and short-term plans to achieve divisional objectives for procurement of raw materials and finished goods to support delivery performance at 95% or greater.  These objectives include the balanced optimization of Revenue, Delivery, Cost and Working Capital (Inventory). 
  • Developing the Global Sourcing Strategy along with the Corporate Commodity Management team for components or purchased finished goods to include supplier selection, supplier qualification and ongoing management of the AVL (Approved Vendor List).
  • Maintaining relationships with key suppliers including measuring supplier’s performance and driving improvement plans (PPV, quality, delivery, cost, etc.)
  • Working with sales, marketing and new product development operations to improve forecasting communication to our supply base through a robust PSI/S&OP planning cycle. 
  • Developing sound supply chain contingencies to enable quick reaction to forecast deficiencies while still balancing overall business objectives.
  • Managing and leading a team of Sourcing Managers in the US, Mexico, Dominican Republic and China to financial, operational, and organizational excellence goals.
  • Ensuring that sufficient capacity exists, production and supply, to meet short and long-term volume requirements.
Key Metrics include the following:
  • Material Cost Productivity (% Annual Savings through TWE or Supplier VAVE Efforts)
  • Supplier Lead Time Reduction
  • Supplier OTD
  • Days Payable Outstanding
  • Number of Suppliers
  • Discounts & ADP


Basic Qualifications:
  • BS or BA from an accredited institution. 
  • A minimum of 5 years of experience in Strategic Sourcing or Purchasing.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • An advanced degree from an accredited institution.
  • Proven track-record of successful implementations of annual cost savings through negotiation, supplier VAVE, product redesign and effective supplier development/resourcing efforts.
  • Experience in a large cross-functional matrix organization with a high number of new product launches each year.
  • Direct experience with procurement of:
  • Components such as sockets, insulated wire, magnet wire both copper and aluminum, harness assemblies, and labels
  • Purchased finished goods that require plastic injection molding, die cast parts, and electronics through contract manufacturers, distributors, and manufacturer’s representatives.
  • Direct experience with SAP Procurement and Material Management Functions

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
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?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 053586