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Supply Chain Program Manager, Engine Air Management

San Luis Potosi, Mexico; Aguascalientes, Mexico; Reynosa, Mexico
Program / Project Management


Job Description

At Eaton, we’re dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because that’s what really matters. And we’re here to make sure it works. 
By joining Eaton, you will be joining a multinational company made up of over 96,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. Our energy-efficient products and services help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more reliably, efficiently, safely and sustainably. By giving people tools to use power more efficiently. Helping companies do business more sustainably. And by encouraging each and every employee at Eaton to think differently about our business, our communities—and the positive impact we can have on the world.
Eaton’s Automotive division is currently seeking a Supply Chain Program Manager - Engine Air Management to join our team. This position could be based at our San Luis Potosi, Aguascalientes, or Reynosa, MX locations.
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.
Are you up for the challenge?
Here’s what you will do: 
This position will act as the primary conduit between the business unit it supports and the SCM organization. Manage new programs from the design phase to production to meet all program timing, cost, and quality requirements.  Candidate will assist with early supplier involvement in new product introduction to meet key SCM initiatives and alignment with commodity plans of the Vehicle Group.  Candidate will also manage SCM tactical implementation of strategic initiatives.  Coordinate with engineering, manufacturing, operations, purchasing and supplier quality assurance (SQA) to develop, manufacture, and successfully launch new projects.
  • Lead and communicate program needs to commodity managers to provide pricing and capacity analysis on all Programs from Prolaunch Phase 0-4
  • Manage deliverables of team members for EAM product launches to ensure proper execution of changes and launches.
  • Participate in APQP activities for all new product launches for business segment
  • Facilitate scheduling and business unit involvement in Sourcing Councils for new product launches
  • Oversee and track supplier tooling deliverables.
  • Represent SCM function in APQP activities for all new product launches
  • Coordinate with commodity teams to ensure strategies align with strategic and profit plan.
  • Represent and lead SCM function in ProLaunch and DGC gate reviews.
  • Design for Manufacturability review and facilitation, process improvement, standardization for supply chain activities.
  • Ensure completion of negotiations with suppliers regarding price, terms, quality, tooling, transportation.
  • Coordinate the exchange of technical information regarding product and product processing with adequate safeguards for confidentiality
  • Actively participate in teams working towards continuous process improvements, elimination of waste, and advance product quality planning.


Here’s what you need:
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering, or Supply Chain Management
  • At least 5 years of experience in Supply Chain
  • No relocation is offered for this position. Only candidates located within 50 miles of Aguascalientes, SLP, or Escobedo will be considered for this position.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Master's of Business Administration (MBA)
  • Prior work experience in supply chain management, program management or other strategic roles
Position Criteria:
  • Strong Communication and Presentation Skills
  • Ability to lead and work cross functionally
  • Ability to think Strategically
  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills
  • Understanding of key program financial metrics
  • Contract Negotiating Skills
  • Blueprint reading skills
  • Knowledge and skills in Program Management basics


We’re a power management company, but more importantly, what we do improves the quality of life and the environment. Our products, technologies and services make a difference in the world.
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

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: Program / Project Management

Region: Latin America
Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 056680