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Commodity Leader – Capital & MRO 间接物料采购经理

Shanghai Shi, China
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team – winning is fun.

We are looking forward to a Commodity Leader, Capital &MRO in Eaton Corporate, based in Shanghai, China.

In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals.


This individual will direct the purchasing of assigned Indirect commodities (Capital and MRO) to ensure an uninterrupted and timely supply at optimum cost.

This position support APAC Indirect Purchasing Manager to defines commodity requirements and participates in the selection and relationship building with key suppliers to leverage Eaton’s purchases and reduce costs across all business units.

This position also is responsible for implementation of Indirect programs within the APAC Indirect Manager assigned sub-region:

  • Purchasing support for the indirect commodity and service.

  • Under the leadership of the APAC Indirect Purchasing Manager, in conjunction with respective business unit’s and the Corporate SCM team in IPO Dublin, develop, align and deploy effective key strategies for Capital and MRO commodities, with accountability to positively impact associated annual commodity spend – delivering annual value in terms of cost out, cost avoidance (where appropriate) as well as through capability improvement and process improvement. This will be demonstrated with appropriate metrics – achieved in close collaboration with each regional Business Unit, increasing leverage across a rationalized set of preferred supplier partners, particularly with high-Indirect MRO consuming business units.

  • Support the initiation, development and execution of China ‘sub-region wide’ strategic initiatives that facilitate cross-business synergies

  • Support vendor sourcing and defining suppliers as either ‘strategic’ or ‘preferred’ partners for Capital & MRO commodities, challenging business units to convert spend to either ‘strategic’ or ‘preferred’ supply base. With this approach, create a rationalized supply base that covers a majority of spend and that is managed at a senior management level in both organizations.

  • Oracle / SAP system or other ERP maintenance if need

  • Communicate among related functions to effectively resolve purchasing issues and maximize customer satisfaction;



  • Bachelor degree, Engineering / Technical background is preferred

  • 5-8 years in purchasing or SCM related.
  • Understands technical specifications, product performance requirements, manufacturing processes, and end user expectations

  • Possesses strong negotiation and supplier management skills

  • Ability to develop and negotiate effective commercial contracts on behalf of Eaton.

  • Maintains awareness of other functional roles and responsibilities and how they support Corporate and business objectives

  • Possesses intimate knowledge of labor industry trends and risks

  • Has e-Procurement implementation experience

  • Understands international tax, duty, tariff implications for global commodities


Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!

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: Asia Pacific
Organization: Corporate Sector

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, 25 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 069859