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Sr. Buyer

Santiago, Chile
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description


We are looking for a Sr. Buyer in Santiago – Chile.



  • Develop and source suppliers for Chile business while maintaining high level of efficiency and effectiveness keeping a fair balance between cost reduction, adherence to deliveries, supplier responsiveness level, reliability and quality.

  • Disclosure agreements, quotations, supplier quality assessment and supplier agreement negotiation.

  • Offering support to stakeholders with a pool of approved vendors covering a matrix of options to support the sales organization winning tenders / projects.

  • Doing business right and complying to Eaton’s policies and ethics.



Education / Experience required to meet position qualifications:


  • Bachelor’s degree in Foreign Trade, Business, Engineering or related fields;

  • Experience with purchase and foreign trade processes;

  • Experience with warehouse and billing processes;

  • Intermediate English;

  • Advanced Excel;


Education / Experience desirable to meet position qualifications:

  • Knowledge of SAP

  • Experience in electrical sector

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Latin America
Organization: EPG LAC Latin AmericaCaribbean Division

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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: 068463