Eaton Careers


Coignieres, France
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

This position purchases assigned items such as specific commodities, machinery, precision tools, test equipment, etc. ensuring the meeting of quality, delivery, and specification requirements at the lowest possible cost. Sources new suppliers, negotiates prices/terms and conditions, assesses supplier performance, requests corrective action when required, and expedites material orders to ensure timely and economical completion of customer requirements.  


Balances current and future demand requirements with supplier capabilities/capacities to ensure completion of customer requirements

Prepares competitive bidding documentation and evaluates supplier quotations to select sources of supply utilizing commercially available sources to verify financial stability

Negotiates contractual terms regarding quantity, price, delivery, quality, freight routings, and other standard or special contract terms

Evaluates current and potential sources of supply to identify and prioritize areas requiring new sources of supply or performance improvement

Expedites supplier material, where required, to meet shortfall between current plan and customer order requirements

Coordinates with Accounts Payable on billing and/or credit issues

Arranges for or assists in the disposal of surplus material

Coordinates the return, rework, or exchange of defective materials

Supports cost reduction projects and improvement initiatives to achieve overall business objectives

Analyzes data, including enterprise requirements planning information and prepares reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure optimal delivery of supplier materials




  • 5 years of experience in industry (aerospace is a must)

  • Fluent in English

  • Thorough understanding of negotiation techniques and tactics

  • Detailed knowledge of industry specific procurement requirements

  • Understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding purchasing, logistics, incoming product inspection and inventory control

  • 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: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

    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: 065535