If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team – winning is fun. We are looking forward to Senior Manager Sourcing in Eaton’s Electrical business, based in Pondicherry India. In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals. This exciting role offers opportunity to:
To Source components, products and services for the complete range of UPS, Power distribution (Low and medium voltage) products of ES India business by ensuring strategic procurement to optimize structures and minimize costs by localization
To support the need to grow and increase margins within slow business growth environment and cost-conscious consumers.
Contributes to the development of new products through working closely with the Product Development team to identify and secure new vendors in order to achieve lowest total costs.
Continually strive for achieving cost reductions by targeted amount year on year. ..approximately $1M per year
Manage a team of 6 including Manager, Asst Manager & Engineers for managing direct material, indirect material and Capital equipment sourcing
Deploy procurement strategy, which will incorporate the increasing volumes and variety of components and FG with an annual procurement of $60M.
Establishes partnerships and negotiate contracts with existing and potential suppliers to enable the business to achieve agreed quality, cost and delivery targets for materials and services.
Administers formal supplier improvement process to include quantitative supplier performance measures for quality, delivery and total cost.
Ensures that all sourcing activity meets both internal company standards and external regulatory requirements with respect to Health and Safety to ensure the company’s obligations and policies in these areas are fully complied
Develops and implements vendor appraisal routines and ensure all potential and new suppliers are appraised in accordance with the policy.
Develops and implements formal review procedures with the vendor base to ensure cost cut down and quality
Enhancement opportunities are routinely sought, identified and examined utilizing each vendor’s development expertise in their own field.
Supports local purchasing when needed.
Recommends vendor rationalization to ensure an effective supplier base from information gained through routine vendor appraisals, vendor performance measurement and vendor partnerships
BE/BTech Mechanical or Electrical & Electronics
15+ years with about 6 – 7 years in sourcing function
Commodity Manage, Continuous Process Improvement, Contract Management
Market & Customer Knowledge
Product/Process Development & Launch
Sourcing & Supplier Selection/Management
Total Cost Management
Demonstrated people management skills
Good interpersonal skills, planning and analytical ability
Excellent commercial awareness
Advanced negotiation skills, knowledge of Electronics, Electromechanically & Mechanical commodities (press parts, tooling, plastic molded parts)
Has used Cost model and handled vendor development
Knowledge of SAP R3, Business Warehouse and MS Office
Highly ethical and able to work in cross functional team
Good communicator of both written and verbal information
Highly ethical and works with a diverse team
Strong results orientation with good cross-cultural exposure
Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!
Job tag: *RV1
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: Asia Pacific
Organization: PQD India
Job Level: Manager
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, 25 % of the Time