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Manager, Supply Chain Management Compliance and Change Management

Irvine, California; Los Angeles, California; Rumford, Rhode Island; Jackson, Michigan; Grand Rapids, Michigan; Eastanollee, Georgia; Jackson, Mississippi; Fort Worth, Texas; Glenolden, Pennsylvania; Beltsville, Maryland; Chelsea, Massachusetts; Camarillo, California; Bethel, Connecticut; Euclid, Ohio; Torrance, California; North Charleston, South Carolina
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton Aerospace Group has an opening for a Manager, Supply Chain Management Compliance and Change Management. This position will be responsible for identifying areas of the business where there is a risk of non-compliance and leading the development and implementation of policies and processes to ensure conformance with global laws and regulations regarding supply chain materials compliance with specific emphasis on Government contracting regulations. This role will measure and mitigate risk associated with Aerospace Group’s global direct materials supplier base and drive compliance. This individual will work with business leaders and supply chain leaders to implement processes and drive continuous improvement throughout the Aerospace Group and must articular a materials compliance vision for the Group, team with stakeholders, and create policies and procedures to deliver on the vision. The incumbent will work closely with the Aerospace Group’s site SCM teams and direct material suppliers to obtain the necessary information to confirm site SCM and suppliers’ compliance and take appropriate action. This position can be located in any of the US aerospace locations.
  • You will lead the development of global approaches, processes and policies related to the Aerospace Group’s direct material compliance strategy.
  • You will develop and execute the Aerospace Group’s process to ensure Aerospace site SCM, Shared Service Centers and suppliers remain in compliance with Federal Government Acquisition Regulations (FAR, DFARS), including Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX), TINA, DPAS, Small Business, Global Trade and other applicable federal laws.
  • You will maintain records of compliance activities, including complaints or investigations.
  • You will ensure the deployment of Aerospace Group processes to the commodity managers, site supply chain managers and track adoption.
  • You will report and advise SLT areas of potential Risk and appropriate mitigation activities.
  • You will team with IT and product stewardship team to implement technology solution that enables material compliance solicitation and tracking.
  • You will coordinate with Global Sourcing team in support of material compliance solicitation and tracking (to include customer required offset management).
  • You will determine compliance of Aerospace Group products and respond on behalf of Aerospace Group to customer inquiries regarding government regulations.
  • You will ensure compliance with Government small business regulations, working closely with site SCM, contract management and corporate government compliance teams.
  • You will coordinate with Corporate teams to ensure Aerospace site SCM and suppliers remain in compliance with laws and regulations related to restricted and/or banned substances around the world, including Registration, Evaluation, Authorization, and restrictions in Chemicals (REACH), Conflict Minerals policy and Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) requirements.
  • You will lead significant change management initiatives to modernize purchasing practices.
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Basic Requirements:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering, or a technical field from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum 10 years of experience in Supply Chain, Government Contracting, or related fields.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.


Preferred Qualifications:
  • MBA preferred.
  • Experience, knowledge, and a proven track record in supply chain compliance improvements
  • Knowledge of, and ability to apply, purchasing and supplier management best practices - including supplier selection, global materials regulations/laws, and continuous process improvement methodologies.
  • Familiarity with DCAA and DCMA regulations and procedures and experience with DCAA/DCMA audits and reviews.
  • Experience or ability in preparing government audit and corrective action reports.
  • Strong planning/project management skills and/or experienced with program/project management tools and techniques.
  • Experience managing global offset programs with multiple customers.
  • Ability to define problems, eliminate root cause and create supply chain solutions and/or process improvements.
  • Thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding supplier sourcing and management, government contracts, regulatory requirements and purchasing processes.
  • Ability to lead and/or coordinate cross-site, cross-functional process improvement teams.
  • Ability to analyze, identify and implement opportunities and corporate initiatives for improvement.
  • Outstanding interpersonal and relationship management skills to drive organizational change.
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (Six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to materials management. Six Sigma Green or Black Belt a plus.
  • Detailed knowledge of industry specific quality registration schemes (i.e., ISO9001, AS9100, etc.)
  • Computer literate with high levels of capability & comfort utilizing office productivity tools, including video conferencing, etc.
  • Experience of working across cultures.
  • Strong communication and influencing skills.
  • Understands technical specifications, product performance requirements, manufacturing processes, and end user expectations.
  • Maintains awareness of other functional roles and responsibilities (e.g. sales and engineering) and how they support enterprise and business objectives.

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER Aerospace Group

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?: No
Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 057009