Senior Buyer

Job Description

Eaton Titchfield



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Senior Buyer


This position purchases assigned items such as specific commodities, machinery, precision tools and test equipment, ensuring the meeting of quality, delivery, and specification requirements at the lowest possible cost.

You will source new suppliers, negotiate prices and terms and conditions, you will be required to  asses supplier performance, request corrective actions when required, and expedite material orders to ensure timely and economical completion of customer requirements.  


Your key deliverables:

  •  Balances current and future demand requirements with supplier capabilities/capacities to ensure completion of customer requirements
  • Prepares competitive bidding documentation and evaluates supplier quotations to select sources of supply utilizing commercially available sources to verify financial stability
  • Negotiates contractual terms regarding quantity, price, delivery, quality, freight routings, and other standard or special contract terms
  • Evaluates current and potential sources of supply to identify and prioritize areas requiring new sources of supply or performance improvement
  • Expedites supplier material, where required, to meet shortfall between current plan and customer order requirements
  • Coordinates with Accounts Payable on billing and/or credit issues
  • Arranges for or assists in the disposal of surplus material
  • Coordinates the return, rework, or exchange of defective materials
  • Supports cost reduction projects and improvement initiatives to achieve overall business objectives
  • Analyzes data, including enterprise requirements planning information and prepares reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure optimal delivery of supplier materials




Are you?


  • At least 5 years’ experience in operational procurement; supplier management. 

  • Ideally MCIPs or degree qualified.

  • Strong team player

  • Be able to manage cross functional stakeholders, build clear development plans with suppliers and identify and implement process

  • Experience in improvement initiatives.



What Eaton offers?


  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Contract in fast growing global company

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Great promotional opportunities – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethic are important for us



Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening





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: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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