Eaton Corporation Regional Supply Chain Manager (m/f) in Langenlonsheim, Germany

Eaton Filtration division has an opening for:

Supply Chain Manager (m/f)

Location: Langenlonsheim, Germany

The position is covering 2 Eaton's plants in Langenlonsheim & Altlussheim, (with together 400 employees )

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 Filterelement production.

Plant in Langenlonsheim is a leading system provider for advanced liquid filtration solutions for the beverage and food industries as well as chemical, pharmaceutical and industrial applications.

Job Description:

This position is reporting directly to the Altlußheim / Langenlonsheim Plant Manager and functionally to the Filtration Division Global Materials Manager, the Regional Supply Chain Manager has direct responsibility for leading and facilitating all supply chain management elements for Eaton’s Filtration Division’s Altlußheim and Langenlonsheim Germany plants in support of 90M € in annual revenue. Included in the role’s functional ownership responsibilities are (but not limited to): purchasing, planning, scheduling, logistics, transportation and warehouse / inventory management. In addition to the position’s functional oversight responsibilities, the role will also liaison with local and divisional leadership to champion process and systemic continuous improvement initiatives for the supply chain function that support Filtration and Hydraulics Group supply chain strategies.

Responsibilities :

  • Coordinate, lead and facilitate all materials management and procurement activities for assigned sites

  • Directly manage and supervise the plant purchasing, materials, logistics and warehouse personnel

  • Provide functional leadership and guidance to plant materials and purchasing personnel in areas of sales forecasting, capacity planning, production planning/scheduling, inventory management, supplier management and customer service

  • Support deployment of plant procurement and materials strategies (in conjunction with division functional leadership) including (but not limited to): supplier relationship management (SRM) and integration, direct material and logistics cost-out activities, improving materials management processes and mechanics, inclusive of shortening the end-to-end supply chain and improved customer integration tactics

  • Ensure that the ongoing approaches used are consistent with divisional practices and synergized to ongoing business and overall supply chain management goals and objectives

  • Serve as an effective functional leader for six direct reports and affiliated teams; defines and deploy applicable initiatives to promote employee development by improving local teams’ skills and competencies

  • Sponsor initiatives to support division safety and EHS objectives; maintain applicable local certifications; achieve near misses goal and comply with all regulations and compliance matters applicable to the business’ supply chain activities

  • Be a champion of continuous improvement and cost-out activities designed to increase efficiencies and improve functional processes to achieve business goals and support building organizational capability


We would like you to know:

  • Degree in business administration or equivalent

  • Solid experience in a similar role

  • Relevant experience in leading supply chain teams, with experience in developing and coaching teams

  • Experience in MRP, MPS, Min / Max, SIOP and other basic supply chain / materials management tools / practices

  • Flexibility to travel and be available at each site when required

  • Fluency in English and German

What Eaton offers:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

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

  • Culture & Values - Eaton is more than the products we invent and produce – the way we do business is just as important. At Eaton, our values and culture define who we are – both individually and as an organization – and direct our activities every day.

  • Inclusion & Diversity - Openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully.

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: HYD FFD Fluid Filtration Division

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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