Eaton Corporation Regional Buyer & Indirect Material & Services in Prague, Czech Republic
Eaton 's Supply Chain Global division has an opening for
Regional Buyer & Indirect Material & Services
Location: Prague or Czech Republic
Eaton has entered the manufacturing market in the Czech Republic in 1993.
In 2012 has been opened rapidly growing Eaton European Innovation Center (EEIC) in Prague.
With almost 100 employees we are a vibrant engineering and Innovation Center for electrical, vehicle, hydraulic, and aerospace applications for the region focus on businesses in Europe, Middle-East, & Africa .
Driving the definition & implementation of business solutions from Corporate SCM programs.
Focus on all categories within Indirect Material and Services. Acting as the primary business partner and conduit between the EMEA corporate indirect team and local business partner stakeholders.
Where suitable regional solutions / supplier partners exist, focus will be in change management, implementation & compliance. Where regional solutions do not exist, focus will be determining suitable local solutions that align to meeting local site needs whilst delivering required productivity & service levels.
Manage local Indirect service providers, selection of suppliers, their performance and drive productivity initiatives.
Collaborates, leverages and negotiates contracts, and programs for defined local categories to reduce the total cost of material & services or eliminate inflationary pressures through validated cost avoidance actions
Develops framework to ensure consistent approach is deployed across all business / sites.
Supports standardization & migration processes locally as is feasible considering local environment.
Improves local program and project process productivity, effectiveness and efficiency
Provides accurate and timely reporting of performance and activities aligned to annual goals/targets
Manages local supplier partner relationships as appropriate to build effective support and category impact, maintaining a highly ethical and transparent approach to “doing business right”
Creates long term local supplier partner relationships that lead to optimal price reductions, quality improvements, process improvements, and on time delivery performance.
Consolidates major purchases to negotiate and secure the best possible sourcing and procurement agreements.
Solid experience in Supply Chain Management (Procurement)
Possesses strong negotiation and supplier management skills
Sufficiently understands technical specifications, product / service performance requirements, processes (manufacturing & non-manufacturing), and end user expectations
Program/ Project / Change Management
Financial acumen - costs managements & negotiations
Fluent Czech & English skills required
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
What Eaton offers:
Unique opportunity to be part of Global SCM team.
Cooperation within friendly international team
Competitive salary and attractive yearly performance bonus
Extra vacation days
Sick days and flexible working hours
Language courses and others
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: Corporate Sector
Job Level: Individual Contributor
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