Eaton Careers

Indirect Technical Purchaser

Gyor, Hungary
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Working at our Győr production site in Hungary as part of the strategical purchasing team, reporting to the Plant Purchasing Manager, you will be responsible for being one single contact point of indirect material purchasing to suppliers and internal customers managing requests for indirect material, equipment, tool and services purchase.

This role ensuring the supply base and supply chain for indirect materials at lowest possible inventory level and price level and appropriate on time delivery service level.


Essential Functions:

  • Preparation of procurement requests with technical content

  • Managing Technical Supplier Quotations (Evaluation, Selection)

  • Communicating with suppliers

  • Identify new suppliers, developing a supplier circle

  • Support for the introduction of new products (indirect materials, machinery, equipment)

  • Provision and technical support of supplier (price) negotiations

  • Preparation of transport contracts

  • Managing procurement projects

  • Identify cost optimization opportunities cost-effective options

  • Maintaining the relevant part of the ERP system



  • Higher technical qualification, degree in mechanical or electrical Engineering

  • 2-4 years of relevant experience in multinational, manufacturing company in buying, sourcing, contracting and negotiating

  • ERP system knowledge, preferably knowledge of SAP, MRPII principles and awareness of the multi functions involved in the supply chain

  • Stable English language skills, Good written & verbal communication and negotiation skills in English

  • Fluency in Hungarian

  • PC literacy including MS Office applications, advanced level excel

  • Self-confidence, good presence and good communication and interpersonal skills

  • Independent, process-oriented work

  • High level of analytical & reasoning skills

  • Flexibility and willingness to cooperate

  • Excellent organizing and problem solving skills

  • Willingness to travel (90% domestic and 10% EU)


What Eaton offers?

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Contract in fast growing global company
  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team
  • Great promotional opportunities – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible
  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are really important for us

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: ICPD

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

Requisition ID: 064287