Supply Chain Manager

Job Description

(Location: Sincan - Ankara)


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As Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible for managing the flow of materials into the facility, through the facility and outbound, in a way that maximizes on-time delivery while minimizing inventory and logistics cost. You will create strategic partnership with key suppliers and will maintain/improve purchasing prices. All of this work will be performed in and through the SAP system in near future. 

You will ensure that these functions are deployed in alignment with the Eaton Electrical System Supply Chain Management Strategy. You will also ensure that Eaton/Ulusoy export/import transactions are in compliance with Global Trade Management rules and laws. You will actively participate in the Regional Materials Council and the Materials Management Assessment (MMA) process. You will drive continuous improvement activities at the site and facilitate organizational development.

You will be responsible to drive the launch of systems, tools, and prescribed processes supported by the Global and EMEA Regional Materials teams.


Your key deliverables:

  • Create, communicate, and build consensus for a strategic vision for Uyumsoft/SAP and maintenance across the site. Utilize systematic processes (e.g. ERP Health Monitor) to monitor materials management operating compliance and performance.
  • Continuously improve key performance indicators applicable to Materials Management, such as On-time Delivery, Past Due, Days on Hand, Excess and Obsoletes. Remove barriers that negatively affect such indicators.
  • As a senior leader, effectively deploy the Eaton Leadership model, developing individuals and teams, setting goals and holding people accountable, leveraging resources, effective communication, building organizational capability, and professional presence.
  • Champion the SIOP process for the site, working in cooperation with the EMEA Regional Supply Chain Management team. Lead/participate in the demand forecast, supply response (capacity and inventory), consensus building, executive sponsorship, and attainment steps. Act as a member of the executive SIOP team.
  • Deploy and maintain inventory replenishment plan(s) and Min./Max. that optimize service level, inventory levels, and logistics cost. Participate in regional inventory forecasting and follow-up processes. Effectively optimize Inventory levels and ensure inventory accuracy.
  • Execute quarterly business reviews with strategic partners/supplier, push them for cost savings, improve the quality and parallel increase the communication.
  • Principal responsible for quarterly and annual Physical Inventories, and cycle counts.
  • Lead regular Material Review Board (MRB) meetings and be responsible to share outcomes to stakeholders (finance, engineering, sales, plant) in order to optimize E&O.
  • Improve the efficiency of inbound order management and incoming goods process. Implement Kanban/VMI best practice tools and processes to reduce/maintain the optimum DoH / inventory levels.
  • Deploy sustainable Shop-floor processes that facilitate the efficient and economical flow of material and support ERP Health (accuracy, repeatability, etc.). These processes include Receiving, Warehousing, Materials Movement (physical and transactional), Shipment, and Inventory Record Accuracy (cycle counting, BOM and Routing Audits). Processes will be launched in compliance with the Power Distribution EMEA Materials Strategy.
  • Manage and develop internal KANBAN system to optimize WIP.
  • Actively participate on regional Materials Management Council and the Materials Assessment process. Continually evaluate plant materials management processes, effective use of current tools and material management competencies to ensure continuous improvement towards the full deployment of the Materials Strategy.
  • Actively support upcoming new product introductions from the materials perspective and product transitions from other EATON facilities, ensuring a smooth ramp up and positive customer experience. This includes packaging and external logistics.



Are you?

  • At least a Bachelor’s degree in a relevant academic discipline, MBA preferred
  • Vast experience across all Supply Chain areas including Materials Management, Global Trade Management, SIOP, Planning, Logistics, Inventory Management and Optimization as a senior leader
  • Proven experience managing diverse teams 
  • Knowledge and experience in electrical/power distribution industry, ideally in switchgear / transformers businesses, required
  • Strong experience working with SAP-ERP / Data management / Warehousing Systems
  • Fluent in English & Turkish
  • Strong interpersonal skills, a hands-on leader
  • Able to communicate complex topics in an effective and concise manner, great negotiator

Then we want to hear about you!

What Eaton offers:

  • Contract in fast growing global company 
  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team
  • Great promotional opportunities – We encourage internal promotion, whenever possible
  • Learning & Development - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University


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: ESSD Electrical Solutions and Services Div EMEA

Job Level: Manager
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, 25 % of the Time