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Manager, Strategic Procurement

Reynosa, Mexico
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulics division is currently seeking a "Strategic Procurement Manager" to join our team. This position is based at our Reynosa Hydraulics facility.
The Strategic Procurement Manager is responsible for the development, deployment and execution of direct material projects and commodity strategies for the  Hydraulics business (including new product development projects), along with the financial tracking/supporting for Hydraulic Group SCM performance and forecasting. This leader will incorporate standard processes and EBS tools, drive functional improvement and development of the SCM organization, to develop & execute SCM initiatives.  In this role, you will work cross-functionally with Supply Chain, Product Management, Operations and Engineering to develop, manage and implement the annual profit plan cost out strategies which meet the organization’s financial goals and to deploy and standardize SCM processes across the entire organization
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
A. Provide leadership in development of  direct material procurement strategies and projects through coaching, goal setting and personal development initiatives.
B. Lead direct material sourcing projects and plans, collaborating with the extended Reynosa SCM team,  focused on project schedule goals and objectives.
C. Initiate, plan, monitor, execute and close direct material SCM projects within a portfolio program management tool. The projects will provide overall NET savings, performance improvement and capacity plans to achieve SCM objectives.
D. Deploy EBS procurement tools, processes and procedures, including Eaton Standard Sourcing Process, Project Management SharePoint Database, Approved Supplier List, centralized project planning & coordination, and Net productivity.
E. Lead the execution  of Commodity Strategies, SCM Cost Out Project Pipeline, Supplier Risk Reviews, Supplier Relationship Management & Scorecard reviews, LTA negotiations and VA/VE events.
F. Lead the development of Mexico sourcing localization plans in alignment with Commodity Managers to build future cost reduction projects to ensure pipeline is capable of sustaining cost reduction targets for the business. 
G. Lead the annual Profit Plan development SCM Cost Out plans
H. Lead and improve the  monthly cost out/cost up/surcharge reporting process for the Reynosa campus, including the rest of year forecast as reported in the Cost Out Database, through the Financial Specialist. 
I.   Serve as the SCM leader for  New Product Development projects moving through ProLaunch to ensure alignment with sourcing strategies and the global manufacturing footprint.
J.  Develop strong positive ethical relationships with suppliers & adhere to Eaton’s Code of Conduct.
K. Manage supplier compliance and communications associated with Eaton Corporate initiatives (Ethics compliance, EHS requirements, etc.).
L. Drive supplier performance improvement initiatives related to delivery, capacity and quality.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


  • Minimum 7 years supply chain management experience
  • Procurement management expertise
  • Experience developing sourcing localization strategies
  • Ability to lead teams, influence and manage people
  • Demonstrated leader and relationship builder with  strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience working globally and dealing with multi-national and off-shore suppliers
  • Manufacturing industry/environment experience required
  • Strong ethics and professional presence required
  • Proven negotiation skills
  • Demonstrated project leadership success spanning multiple regions
  • Results and detailed oriented
  • Commodity or technical expertise preferred in the areas of Hose Materials and Metals.

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: ADMIN Administrative

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, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 055402