Eaton Corporation Senior Sourcing Engineer in Shanghai Shi, China

  1. Identify and evaluate potential suppliers and conduct quality audits

  2. Interface with suppliers to ensure engineering and manufacturing quality and compliance with Eaton required standards, also continuous improvement of suppliers’ performance as it affects cost, quality, delivery and lead-time.

  3. Troubleshoot process, quality problems at suppliers sites

  4. Collaborate with the SCM team in US to improve and manage suppliers’ performance for meeting Airlfex’s requirements and expectation, in terms of quality, on-time delivery and cost reduction.

5.Assist the Quality Engineer to solve internal production issues.

  1. Assist the Quality Engineer on customer quality related issues.


  • University graduate or equivalent preferably in mechanical engineering

  • Understanding of engineering and design principles.

  • Experience with Quality Control and methodologies.

  • Understanding of geometric dimension and tolerance.

  • At least 5 years working experience preferably as an engineer in a manufacturing environment and 2 -3 years relevant experience in supplier management/development/audit, casting and machining experience preferred.

  • Solid project management and communication skills.

  • Proficient in written and spoken English.

  • Willing to travel (over 70%)

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

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Asia Pacific

Organization: HYD Hydraulics Group

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, 75 % of the Time