MRO Buyer

Job Description

Eaton’s Corporate division is currently seeking a Buyer to join our team. This position is based at our Tijuana facility.

The Buyer is responsible for planning procuring, negotiation and follow up activities to provide a variety of commodities in support of the planning process of Aerospace manufacturing. The position drives continuous improvement while utilizing the framework of the Eaton Business System (EBS) and the Continuous Improvement Framework (CIF).

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:

Procure direct materials to support production

Manage and develop supplier to ensure optimal quality and delivery

Develop, maintain and foster strong supplier relationships.

Collect data and prepare reports for day to day operations and to present recommendations for continuous improvement ( cost, quality and delivery.)

Support engineering, production, accounting and quality on non-departmental led projects.

Using problem solving tools (8D, A3, Etc.) to solve specific problems related to supplier deliveries / cost.

Procure material in accordance with SMART rules and policies.

Ensure planning parameters are maintained to improve supplier OTD, customer OTD & minimize inventory levels.

Take actions to provide input to the SIOP to align Supply and Demand on responsible parts.

Conduct supplier visit as required and participate on the qualification of quality system audits

Develop and Maintain Order Policy Parameters based on corporate guidelines

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:

  • 3 to 5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • English 90% (written and spoken)

  • Aerospace experience preferred

  • Good communication skills

  • Strong Leadership skills

  • Computer skills required

  • Lean and sig sigma Knowledge

  • Bachelor Degree.


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: Corporate Sector

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