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Associate Buyer

Titchfield, United Kingdom
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

This position supports Buyers and Senior Buyer’s 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 against allocated Suppliers


Evaluates and monitors current supplier performance in terms of quality, delivery & cost. Utilizing standard KPIs, to improve supplier performance.


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


Coordinates the return, rework, or exchange of defective materials.


Follows and maintains system parameters in line with model plant processes & policies.

Drives and responds to action message report.
Support Procurement Manager to analyze departments KPI’s
Raise and maintain production permits and concessions
Raise and maintain supplier source changes


Experience in Supply Chain.

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 FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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: No

Requisition ID: 066467