Material Flow Supervisor

Job Description

Eaton’s Truck division is currently seeking a Material Flow Supervisor to join our team. This position is based at our San Luis Potosí facility.

The Material Flow Supervisor is responsible for Supervise all resources in order to warranty material flow product, productive & no productive material.

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:

  • Supervises and controls Material Flow activities.

  • Supervises and control material flow of productive & no productive material.

  • Supervises and control inventory in warehouse area.

  • Supervises negatives in assigned area.
  • Supervises administrative tasks.
  • Supervises assigned Area reports.
  • Supervises and administrates indirect materials, consumable products for the assigned Area.

  • Supervises and generates work instructions for all activities in assigned Area.

  • Supervises and assures accomplishment of Receiving and Material Flow requirements.

  • Implements, promotes and maintains a safe work environment by implementing a culture of accidents prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance and application of rules. Identify, control and administer risk and danger in own area.

  • Promotes the company’s mission and vision by actively supporting Eaton’s ethics and values as well as quality policies.

  • Motivate and coach employees to maintain high levels of satisfaction, productivity, and quality through effectively utilizing available rewards and recognition channels to encourage and promote desired behaviors and results.


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 in engineering, business administration or related fields required.

  • 2 – 4-year experience in area.

  • English – language capability, speaking, reading & writing required 90%

  • Broad knowledge in the areas of receiving, cycle counts.

  • Knowledge of behavioral science, including the ability to motivate, coaching, and constructively deal with people at all levels.

  • Strong leadership skills must be capable of leading the team on a continuous journey of sustained improvement.

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Commodity Management Commodity Management competency is the knowledge of total commodity management processes, including vendor selection, material purchase, performance metrics, and continuous process improvement.  

  • Contract Management Contract Management competency is the knowledge of solid and consistent architecture of supply chain contracts and agreements including terms, timing, and language. It includes the ability to develop complex business arrangements and to manage major company purchasing contracts.  

  • Intellectual Property Awareness Intellectual Property Awareness is the knowledge of proprietary rights / information which is acquired or developed on behalf of Eaton. Intellectual Property includes patents, trademarks, copyrights, and proprietary information, such as unpatented inventions, trade secrets, know-how and other secret and valuable technical and business information.  

  • Part Approval Process Awareness Part Approval Process Awareness competency is the knowledge of customer/industry unique requirements for completing part approvals (PPAP; FAI).  

  • Product/Process Development & Launch Product/Process Development & Launch is the knowledge of product and proposed manufacturing processes to facilitate the key phases and requirements of an effective new product development and launch – i.e., Advance Product Quality Process (APQP), PROLaunch, etc. This competency includes an in-depth knowledge of and the ability to utilize tools such as PFMEA, Control Plans, Characteristic Matrix, Gage Capability, Process Capability, Preventative Maintenance, Machine Run-Off, etc.  

  • Sourcing & Supplier Selection/Management Sourcing and Supplier Selection/Management is the knowledge of commercial purchasing practices including foreign currency fluctuations, duties and tariffs, quality standards, legal/regulatory requirements and cultural differences that affect the commodity purchase transaction. This competency includes the ability to effectively source supplier products and services as well as manage the performance of the selected supplier.

Position Success Criteria :

  • It requires the use management skills, act as a liaison for associates at all levels.

  • Develop and implement positive employee relations (Eaton Philosophy) to encourage employee involvement and to create an environment in which employees see no need for third party intervention.

  • Kan Ban knowledge
  • Proactive & results driven

Participate actively in Eaton’s initiatives such as community involvement, diversity and wellness.

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 NAT North America Truck

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