Eaton Corporation Associate Buyer/Expediator in Wadeville, South Africa
The role provides an effective, efficient, fair, competitive and transparent buying and expediting service to the organization, and in addition coordinates and controls the purchasing/expediting function on the ERP system to ensure effective cost control and on time delivery from both internal and external suppliers. Operational role within the Supply Chain department.
Create Purchase orders on the ERP based on the MRP and requisitions
Daily confirmations/supplier acknowledgments on orders placed and ETAs
Follow-up on outstanding orders, escalating with suppliers and informing the stakeholders
Keeping accurate and neat records, includes filing and 5S.
Take part in HIGH 5 metric events (DOH, OTD, CONC & Safety) events with relevant stakeholders informing about ETAs and changes.
Proactive expediting as necessary to meet sales targets.
Develop strong relationships with internal and external suppliers to provide proactive solutions within the expediting role.
Liaising with freight forwarders on incoming shipments and validations of tariff codes applied.
Involvement in Global trade management compliance
Below is the additional breakdown of the tasks involved:
Provide resolution on AP12, AP13, ISIX
Provide resolution on Hold Report
Proplus – Supplier OTD measure
Update board in CSD with latest dues dates and ETA's on incoming shipments
Update CSD with proactive solutions should the original due dates no be valid
Address shortages for sites
Update OTD and PAST DUE register for CSD
Update shortages register on SharePoint for Workshop
Respond satisfactorily to email queries relating open PO's
Update all C360 expedite requests – update current status
Reconciliation of all local orders and submit to finance
Involvement in Monthly PSK (Kaizen)
Update supplier lead time
Provide feedback on Action Message report to Pune - cancellations
Update DMR register on SharePoint – Quality
Complete placing MRP order – weekly
Complete placing buyouts, consumables, CAPEX and service orders
Update graphs for balance board A item and Top 50 – action to close out deviations
Validate and update supplier schedules
Minute bi-monthly review with suppliers on SharePoint
Provide training on Supplier VIZ to external suppliers
Review and update Past due report from Pune - action on MFG
Complete Compu-clearing recon for finance files – tariff compliance
Update and close NCR's for Purchasing per the due date
Update supplier complaints register
Update premium freight register
Microsoft Office (Intermediate Excel, Word, Powerpoint)
Vendor management experience.
Working ERP knowledge
Minimum of 3 Years Logistics / Purchasing and Expediting experience in a structured SCM environment (Corporate)
Decision making skills and highly motivated for change
Proactive and independent thinker
Expediting knowledge and experience is critical to the role
Stocktaking knowledge an advantage
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.
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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics
Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: HYD Hydraulics Group
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?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time