Supply Chain Manager

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical division is currently seeking a Supply Chain Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Juarez facility.

The Supply Chain Manager is responsible for manages all the planning and logistics within the PD operations being responsible of the Supply Chain optimization, Inventory Management, SIOP, Warehouse control, inbound and outbound logistics, distribution and Customs compliance functions supporting effectively our Customer Service areas to meet Sales and Inventory objectives. 

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.

Some activities related with the position will be:

  • Negotiate the pricing of major commodity groups.

  • Review actual results to ensure that goals are achieved for cost savings, inventory, shipping & customer service related issues.

  • Management of transportation issues, including review of carriers and daily execution of shipping schedules, for cost, service and quality.

  • Review all issues related to NAFTA for imports and exports and insure compliance to same.

  • Continually support the education and cross training of all subordinates.

  • Review stock levels and direct to customer orders to assure 95% SFR and OTP.

  • Negotiate VMI programs and drive cost reduction initiatives.

  • To coordinate order scheduling to meet customer promise dates for stock and non stock items.

  • Ensure promptly communication with Sales team in orders status.

  • Develops logistics, distribution and warehouse strategies for the region.

  • Coordinates the SIOP (Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning) function, specifically managing the demand planning for the distribution center.

  • Manages inventory control and warehousing in the region, focusing in balance inventory and lead times with customer requirements.

  • Contracts and evaluates logistics suppliers for transportation, Customs clearance, warehouse services, outbound distribution according to Eaton policies and procedures.

  • Analyzes and evaluates inventory and delivery problems to recommend and/or implement solution to optimize inventory levels and customer service. Arranges for the sale of scrap, obsolete, surplus material and by-products in order to minimize excess material.

  • Drive logistics process improvements, developing an optimal material flow to support customer requirements.

  • Support the sales organization on costing the best logistics solution for special projects, assist in the analysis of engineering cost savings programs based on reducing costs and lead times.

  • Know and Apply operational control applicable for this position (separate and deposit in the containers common trash, recyclable paper, aluminum cans, toner empty cartridges and report any gas or water leakage. Meet any other activity assigned by your supervisor or special requirements of the company.

  • Comply the Eaton Business System (EBS), in foundations, Planning, Growth, Functional Excellence, Assessment and Learning, mainly in the Eaton Business Excellence (EBE); ISO 9001 / ISO 14001 and its tools (such as: Eaton Quality System (EQS), Eaton Lean System and Six Sigma-ELS, HR Standard Work and Employee Survey.

  • Know and comply the Policies: Global Ethics, Values and Philosophy, Management Environmental Safety and Security and Health (MESH).

  • MESH compliance and follow up of policies and goals.

  • Support MESH to accomplish goals and objectives related to environment and safety.

  • Report any act or condition not safe."   

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


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Must have good verbal and written communication skills in English-Spanish (bilingual) required.

  • Knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic.

  • Thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, scheduling, purchasing, supplier selection, inventory control, logistics, stockroom operations, and shipping/receiving.

  • Detailed knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (Six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to materials management.

  • Proficiency in computer skills Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Power Point, Project Management).

  • Knowledge of MAPICS (PO creation, inventory management, MRP).

  • VISTA and Global VISTA application (Order creation, order maintenance)

  • MENTOR, SIOP, APICS Certification
  • Sound knowledge of distribution centers & transportation in Mexico."

Position Success Criteria :

  • Demonstrated strong skills on following competencies:

    • Business Acumen
    • Conflict Management
    • Timely Decision Making
    • Functional/Technical Skills
    • Motivating Others
    • Negotiating
    • Planning
    • Priority Setting
    • Problem Solving
    • Drive for Results
    • Managing Vision and Purpose
    • Business Systems and Practices: Knowledge of and experience with appropriate enterprise and shop floor information systems.

    • EBS Tool Integration: Appropriate use of EBS elements, tools, and processes within the manufacturing / operations environment.

    • Manufacturing Strategy Development and Execution: The focus of this competency is the ability to make strategic decisions in manufacturing to achieve business results.

    • Manufacturing Value Stream Success Factors and Continuous Improvement: The inherent ability to recognize and act upon challenges and situations that contribute to success in manufacturing operations.

    • Program Management: Program management is the application of knowledge, skills, tools, and techniques to project activities in order to meet or exceed stakeholder expectations.

    • Zero-Incident Workplace Culture: The ability to integrate technical skill sets required to identify and eliminate hazards associated with a manufacturing process and its supporting elements.

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: EPG LAC PD Power Distribution

Job Level: Manager
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