•The Buyer manages the buying and planning of materials supporting the manufacturing of Contactors & MCCBs.
•This position involves extensive relationship management with assigned vendors and manufacturers in addition to internal operations like optimizing the stock level while increasing the material availability.
• Participate and lead efforts within your area to ensure on time delivery, on time customer shipments, cost and inventory reduction goals.
• Prepare and process purchase orders using SAP.
• Hold vendors accountable and monitor outsourced tooling conditions and take actions to ensure no supply chain impacts.
• Plan, coordinate, and monitor part supply to meet marketing forecast.
• Assist in resolving vendor material shortages, backlogs, quality issues and any other potential schedule interruptions or delivery delays.
Qualifications-Ideal candidate has a good understanding of manufacturing processes.
-Comfortable with technology and has a strong working knowledge of MS office suite and ERP system(s).
-Must be able to observe, evaluate, summarize and communicate effectively.
-Must have an analytical and process-driven approach, with a high attention to detail.
-Capability in multi-tasking, including prioritization of work and management / organization of time.
-Superb influencing / negotiation skills and ability to influence for results without hierarchical authority.
-Requires excellent communication skills – both written and verbal.
-Strong drive for results is essential, with self-directed leadership, requiring minimal supervision & being proactive.
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: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: PDD Power Distribution Division
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes
Does this position offer relocation?: No