Senior Supply Chain Analyst

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical sector is currently seeking a Senior Supply Chain Analyst to join our team. This position is based at our Lincoln, IL facility. Relocation assistance will be provided.

Position Overview:

This position directs and manages the purchasing industrialization & maintenance of products and develops the latest technology of manufacturing techniques with full responsibility of projects. In this role, you will select and negotiate with major material commodity suppliers and corporate teams & integration project leaders. You will coordinate process improvement with suppliers to achieve business 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.

In this function you will:
  • Coordinate process improvement with suppliers to achieve lowest total cost and business objectives.

  • Establish and maintain routing and manufacturing data (B.O.M.’s parts masters, & part card)

  • Coordinate purchasing industrialization of projects as project leader.

  • Submit purchase orders and releases for major material commodities.

  • Interview major suppliers and negotiates materials & tooling/Machine requirements for manufacturing production teams.

  • Consult with corporate teams for supplier/materials selections and advises latest technology for manufacturing product teams.

  • Adhere to all corporate EHS requirements and guidelines when making supplier decisions.  Gather information necessary to the decision-making process when considering suppliers, according to EHS requirements.

  • Engineer product design changes for improving product performance, efficiency, and processes.

  • Direct and train subordinates in materials functions.

  • Coordinate manufacturing teams in customer satisfaction on time delivery.

  • Implement and direct engineering changes into production, instructing and training personnel and subordinates.

  • Compute and implement cost reduction projects.

  • Contribute analysis to design & Marketing team conferences and corporate conferences.

  • Manage integration projects as project team leader.

  • Adhere to Eaton’s Code of Ethics

  • Adhere to all facility safety guidelines and identifies potential hazards to reduce or eliminate them.

  • Maintain organization and cleanliness in work area and supports all procedures set forth to assure product and process quality and plant manufacturing principles

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:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution required.

  • Minimum two (2) years’ experience working in a supply chain or manufacturing function.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship both now and in the future.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong experience implementing, utilizing or reporting on a Kanban system

  • Experience working directly with vendors and suppliers from a purchasing standpoint

  • Knowledge required on MRP or ERP system (AS400)

  • Experience working directly with products being manufactured by plant operations

  • General knowledge on corporate ethical & purchasing practices and policies.

  • Specialized manufacturing skills project leading integration projects as project manager.

  • Good communication practices with peers & outside contacts (Interpersonal).


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.

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG RWDD Residential Wiring Devices Div

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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: No