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 for Supply Chain Management Officer in Eaton’s Electrical Division, based in Mascot, Australia.
In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, and 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 role is responsible to deploy and continuously improve purchasing and Supply Chain processes across the ANZ region. Liaise with multiple Suppliers (including Inter-company), Integration Partners, Contractors and Third-Party Logistics Providers to ensure the smooth flow of product throughout the end to end supply chain. Be an integral part of the Sales, Inventory & Operation Planning (SIOP) process. Maintain inventory balance between distribution centers and consignment locations. Ensure On-Time Delivery (OTD), Inventory days on hand (DOH) and cost out targets are achieved. Investigate and share best practice across regions and industries.
Your essential responsibilities:
Support Product Managers in the demand planning process by providing a baseline forecasts and updating revisions in demand planning tool/ERP system
Align and execute demand, supply and inventory plans to support customer requirements
Evaluate and maintain inventory management policies, including strategies, forecasts, min/max, ROP, EOQs, safety stocks and associated parameters
Provide recommendations on appropriate purchasing policies, i.e. made to order, make to stock, etc.
Initiate and maintain the planning and distribution of purchased/assigned commodity items for multiple Outside Processing Partners (OSP) to ensure on-time customer deliveries
Interface and assist suppliers/contractors to mitigate risk, managing constraints, overcoming issues and implementing corrective actions to prevent recurrence
Manage the Master Production Schedule (MPS) and Material Requirements Plan (MRP) action messages
Determine cost-effective transportation modes and storage capacity requirements through logistics planning and optimization
Implement and maintain DRP requirements between branches/consignment locations
Initiate and drive inventory optimization projects (E&O reduction, active inventory optimization, replenishment strategies, etc.)
Support shared services center to ensure none essential supply chain tasks are performed in the most cost-effective manner
Report on KPIs, conduct root cause analysis on poor performance and drive improvement actions
Implement projects to achieve key requirements on OTD, DOH, and cost out
Implement Sourcing/Procurement strategies; focusing on cost out and payment terms (DPO)
Apply quality control methods such as ISO, EQMS, and ELSS; liaise with suppliers on quality issues
Audit inventory and records for accuracy, including the maintenance of cycle counts and participation in the annual physical inventory process
Maintain ERP data integrity and health checks. Maintain strong and timely communication with the sales force on order updates and stock inquiries
Participate and support with Supplier QBR’s. Support Eaton Business System (EBS) and continuous improvements; facilitate problem-solving teams
Ensure all activities comply with legal and ethical requirements. Be aware of the company’s and your own obligations under the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations as well as the company’s documented Quality Management system
Responsible for other job-related duties and task as requested by Management
If you have:
A relevant tertiary qualification and/or body of knowledge certification (e.g. APICS, CPM, etc.) is preferred
A minimum of 5 years’ experience in a supply chain and logistics/planning position
Knowledge of forecasting and stocking concepts/models and experience in utilizing appropriate software
- Business acumen
Proven experience/accomplishments in business process improvement
- Change management experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills with the ability to communicate at all levels of the organization
ERP/MRP System knowledge essential; SAP / Oracle preferred
- Excellent computer skills (including Excel)
Well-developed problem solving and critical thinking skills
- Results driven
- Report writing skills
Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!
*We make what matters work.
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. Need to know more about Eaton? Visit our website @ www.eaton.com.
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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: ANZD AustraliaNew Zealand Division
Job Level: Individual Contributor
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