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Eaton Corporation Division Purchasing Manager in Juarez, Mexico

Eaton’s Bussmann division is currently seeking a Division Purchasing Manager to join our team. This position is based at our Juarez facility.

The Division Purchasing Manager is responsible for manages all procurement, activities within the Bussmann UL division to include the Juarez, LaGrange, Ellisville manufacturing facilities and purchase resale goods. Responsibilities include procurement, supply chain optimization, inventory management, rough cut capacity planning (as part of SIOP process), materials cost out, and supply chain resiliency. The position effectively supports our manufacturing and customer service areas to meet Sales and Inventory objectives for the division.

Some activities related with the position will be:

  • Establishes standardized procurement processes that minimize inventory and meet customer delivery expectations.

  • Establishes and implements a comprehensive procurement strategy to support the production plans and sales forecasts for the facility taking into account supply chain resiliency.

  • Ensures key performance metrics, including inventory days on hand, customer delivery performance, buyer performance, and cost are met.

  • Monitors and ensures supplier performance in delivery to the manufacturing facility meets production needs.

  • Supports implementation of material cost out projects identified by Division Supply Chain team or Category Managers.

  • Manages third party manufacturing / contractors as well as purchase resale providers.

  • Analyzes and evaluates inventory and delivery problems to recommend and/or implement solution to optimize inventory levels and customer service through materials availability.

  • Ensures for overall data integrity of ERP system to maintain strong ERP health performance for the manufacturing plant.

  • Plans, develops and maintains an effective organizational structure that ensures the selection, development and motivation of qualified personnel throughout the department’s various functions.

  • Creates a work environment where employees are cooperatively involved in attaining the objectives of organization.

  • Drives innovation and continuous improvement mindset and approach into the department through training and application of lean six sigma tools and the Eaton Business System.

  • Creates and drives culture of ownership through an understanding of Plant, Division, and Company goals and objectives.



Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in an engineering or business discipline

  • Master’s degree preferred

  • Minimum 5 years of purchasing or supply chain experience in a high mix environment

  • Minimum 3 years managerial/supervisor experience

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to work efficiently in a high demand, team oriented, and fast-paced environment.

  • Solid problem-solving skills and solid communication skills are a must along with flexibility.

  • 10% travel expected

  • Intermediate knowledge on MS Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint) preferred

  • SAP experience is a plus

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: EPG CPD UL Bussmann

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.