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Sourcing Engineer

Santa Rosa Jauregui, Mexico
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Power System division is currently seeking a Sourcing Engineer to join our team. This position is based at our Querétaro facility.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this role you will:


  • Identify savings opportunities inside plant operations (between 50 usd and 300k usd).

  • Execute cost reduction activities (between 70k to 150k usd) by looking for supplier consolidation / localization / resourcing and alternative vendors who can offer operational benefits/savings, with no compromise on quality and services. 

  • Work with users on alternative materials, supplies and services for overall cost and productivity improvement.

  • Review of inventory levels with planning function through timely release of purchase order, close monitoring of delivery, expediting and effective supplier communication during project handover period.

  • Manage & update project status (weekly presentations, follow up with engineering, quality, etc.) ECN / ECR  and supplier profile.

  • Perform good communication and relationship with cross function and suppliers.

  • Eaton MESH accountability: Your commitment towards environmental protection is to minimize and eventually, eliminate the use of hazardous substances, promote constant recycling efforts and recovery of resource materials used wherever possible.

  • Perform and lead sourcing, negotiation, specification and contract review, supplier audit, review of project status and supplier feedback for assigned sourcing project, and smooth/flawless ramp up/down for production.

  • Analyze material and market conditions, provide input and alternatives on cost reduction and manage cost inflation.


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We are 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.


Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree in engineering or international business

  • Above 2 years’ experience in sourcing/purchasing activities

  • Be familiar with ISO9001 /14000 or IATF Quality System.

  • Medium project management skill.

  • Strong and quick problem-solving skill on operation execution.

  • Strong coordination and communication skill with inter and external customer and supplier.

  • Negotiation skills with the suppliers.

  • Good command of verbal and written English.

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: Latin America
Organization: ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division

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: 068663