Eaton Corporation Team Leader Purchasing in Altlussheim, Germany

Eaton's Filtration Hydraulic Division has an opening for a:

Team Leader Purchasing (m/f)

Location: Altlussheim, Germany

Eaton´s Filtration plant in Altlussheim is the center of excellence for Hydraulic- and Lubrication oil Filtration by on time manufacturing high quality, innovative Filtration products and solutions using the key competencies of our site: Assembly, Filter design, Electronics and Filter element production.

Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for all purchasing activities at the site including negotiations with supplies about costs, delivery- and payment frameworks.

  • Responsible for ensuring components are sourced in timely manner and suppliers are aware and work in line with Eaton Supplier Quality needs.

  • Achieve key metrics including Supplier OTD, On time to Release, ERP Action messages, Cost out and PPV.

  • Understanding of parameter setting in the ERP-System

  • Knowledge of the engineering to order process, to drive the ETO projects and provide cost control.

  • Proven record of supervision of a purchasing team including development plans, accountability and ownership of processes.

  • Responsible for the training and development of 4 team members one out of them located in India.

  • Lead by example – be a positive role model

  • Maintain safety working environment including the identification of any MESH/EHS concerns and maintenance of all equipment within the areas.

  • Participate in internal and external audits and manage the processes to ensure adherence to procedures.

  • Working and proven experience in ‘lean processes’ including Value stream mapping, problem solving techniques and continuous improvement methods.

Qualifications

Qualifications:

  • This position requires a Bachelor degree in supply chain, manufacturing, engineering or related disciplines

  • Solid experience in Procurement, Logistics or Material Planning within the manufacturing industry

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills; strong leadership, coaching and influence management skills; ability to balance multiple priorities

  • Technical knowledge and Understanding of product specifications and production processes welcome

  • Strong knowledge of the MS- Office Tools

  • Strong Business Acumen and ability to work independently

  • Positive attitude and professional behavior required

  • Solid English and German language skills

What Eaton offers:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Permanent contract in fast growing global company

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics is really important for us

  • Eaton Business System offering various tools for management and people development

About Eaton:

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com.

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 95,000 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: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: HYD FFD Fluid Filtration Division

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor

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