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Eaton’s Electrical SupplyServices Group is seeking a Sr. Buyer. The Sr. Buyer will be based at its YoungsvilleNC facility. Position Overview : The Sr. Buyer appliesspecialized knowledge to management of assigned commodities ensuring thatsuppliers meet quality delivery and specification requirements for optimaltotal cost. This position continually evaluates market and production trends toidentify opportunities for cost out and drives continuous improvement tosupport the Raleigh Plant Operations. EssentialResponsibilities : + Manage suppliers to meet quality delivery andspecification requirements for optimal total cost. + Leverage relationships with suppliers toidentify cost reduction opportunities and lead projects to realize benefits. + Manage Purchase Price Variance (PPV)strategically by developing mitigation plans and strategies to positivelyimpact overall results. + Lead Request for Quote (RFQ) creation andexecution which is strategically aligned with corporate and division goals andobjectives. + Facilitate the implementation of goals andobjectives between corporate commodity management and the Power Quality DivisionSupply Chain Management (SCM) team. + Select source of supply negotiate terms andconditions and enter purchase orders promote competitive bidding and assurethat purchase orders are awarded in accordance with written procedures. + Evaluate supplier performance and develop newsupply sources as needed to strengthen supplier base. + Participate in cross-functional teams charteredwith improving supplier performance and executing corrective actions and drivecontinuous improvement through the supply chain. + Proactively resolve Supplier accounts payableissues. + Assist in the training and development ofpersonnel within the department to build organizational capability. Qualifications Basic Qualifications : + Bachelors degreefrom an accredited institution. + Minimum of 3 years ofexperience in Supply Chain. + Minimum of 1 year of Purchasingexperience. + Must be authorized towork in the US without corporate sponsorship now or in the future. + No relocationoffered. Only candidates residing within a 50 mile radius of Youngsville NCwill be considered for this position. Preferred Qualifications : + Minimum of 2 years ofexperience in Purchasing/Supply Chain within a manufacturing environment. + ElectronicsPackaging & Fastener Purchasing experience. + SAP ERP experience. + Demonstratedknowledge of data mining analytics. + MS Office proficiency(i.e.: Outlook Excel WordPowerPoint). Position Criteria : + Strong communications skills when interactingwith both internal and/or external customers. + Knowledge of supply chain and purchasingreporting systems. + Knowledge of Eaton commodity products andsupplier resources. + Sound knowledge of quality assurance andreporting accuracy. + Knowledge of capital expenditure terms &conditions. + Strong ethics values and product stewardship. + Ability to influence others’ decision making andinterface at all levels. + Thorough knowledge of the commodity andsub-commodity marketplace + Ability to get results self-starter and gooddecision making skills + Ability to analyze identify and implementopportunities for improvement that have measurable impact and manage multipleprojects/activities. + Knowledge of institutional problem solvingtools/processes such as cycle time reduction and process improvement tools: SixSigma DMAIC methodology Kaizen DOE Pareto Charts Statistical processcontrol Process mapping Tree diagrams Root cause analysis Analyticalsoftware programs. Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information visit Eaton.com.At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate go above and beyond and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www. Eaton.com/careers. Job: Supply Chain / Logistics Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico Organization: ESSG PQD OPS Operations 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 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 applicants 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.
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