Eaton Corporation SIOP Manager - Americas in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Eaton’s Hydraulics Group is seeking a SIOP Manager, Americas to be based at our Eden Prairie, MN facility.

Position Overview:

The Americas SIOP Manager is responsible to ensure that the Hydraulics SIOP policy, processes, and tools are fully deployed in the Region. This position is accountable for the full deployment of the SIOP, IOP, Inventory Management, Intercompany Rules of Engagement, Capacity Management, and Forecasting chapters in the Hydraulics Playbook for the Americas Region.

As part of the monthly SIOP cycle (below left), this position is directly responsible to drive the execution of the 5-Step SIOP process for the Americas. The SIOP Manager will ensure that the Americas process is properly aligned with the other regions for Demand and Supply in and out of the Americas.

The Americas SIOP Manager will ensure cross-functional alignment between Materials, Finance, Sales & Marketing, Product Planning, and the Operations. This alignment includes the Demand Forecast, Sales Forecast, Supply Plan, and Inventory Forecast. The SIOP Manager will work closely with the other Regional team members to ensure that the ABCQ, PFEP, and Replenishment plans are aligned and supporting the SIOP forecast.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Deploy the Hydraulics SIOP Policy, including the required 5 steps, and supporting processes. The goal is for every Materials and Operations professional to be 100% clear about how Hydraulics manages SIOP, down to the process and tool level.

  • Partner with the regional and Global Materials Leaders to deploy the IOP SIOP Facilitation tool and support continuous improvement efforts of the tool’s functionality. The goal is to ensure that IOP is fully integrated with all of the related systems and processes that are inputs to or outputs from IOP. As IOP is replaced by Oracle Demantra, this Manager will be one of the key leaders of the transition.

  • Maintain regional metrics that accurately represent the effectiveness of the SIOP process and related processes. Ensure that each site is complying to policy and that they support continuous improvement of the results.

  • Champion the Americas Executive SIOP meeting, presenting relevant SIOP information to the SLT, gathering business and process feedback, and ensuring that the business has the appropriate level of senior leadership engagement in the SIOP process.

  • Participate as a member of the regional Materials Council. The goal of the Council structure is to drive strategy deployment, manage continuous improvement projects, share best practices, develop the team members, and build organizational capability.

  • It is critical that the Manager builds up the organizational capability of the Materials professionals. This includes training, development, succession planning, and career planning.

  • As a leader, this position requires an effective deployment of the Eaton Leadership model. The SIOP Manager must be an effective leader with skills at developing individuals and teams, setting goals and holding people accountable, leveraging resources, effective communication, building organizational capability, and professional presence.

  • As a member of a Global process, this role requires that the manager has experience and demonstrated ability to work with people from diverse cultures.

  • Manage a direct team of 3 SIOP Demand Managers & 3 SIOP Supply Analysts.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum 8 years of experience in one or more functional area of Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Materials Management or Logistics.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working with a large scale SIOP process across all process steps.

  • Minimum 1 year of management experience.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or Master’s degree in Operations, Materials Management, Industrial Engineering, or Supply Chain from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum 2 years of manufacturing or plant experience.

  • Minimum 10 years of experience working with a large scale SIOP process across all process steps.

  • Minimum 3 years of management experience.

  • Experience working for a diversified industrial manufacturer.

  • APICS CPIM certification.

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – Canada

Organization: HYD Hydraulics Group

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