Materials Project Lead

Job Description

Eaton’s Automotive division is currently seeking a Materials Project Lead to join our team. This position is based at our San Luis Potosí facility.


The Materials Project Lead leads cross functional teams in key initiatives and projects that support the VGNA Materials Strategy and Profit Plan targets.
The role requires active coordination with Leadership, Operations, Sales, Materials Planning, Supply Chain and Finance. This individual will work closely with the divisional and plant operations teams to deploy standard process and tools to optimize materials operations. This will include onsite support for driving continuous improvement and problem solving


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:
  • Manages execution of key projects related to achieving VGNA materials strategy, cost out, process optimization and continuous improvement

  • Provides training and mentoring to materials resource’s in deploying VG standard material processes and tools

  • Review, analysis, and updating key work process related to material planning

  • Working closely with ProLaunch, Commodity Managers and VAVE functions to support sourcing, resourcing, ramp up/down and cost out projects

  • Provides on-site support for key initiatives and projects across VGNA sites

  • Executing trouble shooting, root cause analysis and permanent corrective actions for data integrity of Oracle ERP systems and related reporting tools

  • Create and deliver presentations to all levels of the organization


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 required
  • Minimum 2 years of experience in Materials Planning, Plant operations or related field

Position Success Criteria :

  • Plant operations experience is preferred
  • Technical knowledge: ERP (Oracle) business intelligence platforms (Cognos, Qlikview), Microsoft office (Excel, PowerPoint), and product knowledge.
  • Problem solving skills, ability to work in a team environment, ability to speak to different levels of the organization

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: VEH Vehicle Group

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, 10 % of the Time