Eaton Corporation Strategic Procurement Team Lead in Langenlonsheim, Germany

Eaton Filtration division has an opening for:

Strategic Procurement Team Lead

Location: Langenlonsheim, Germany

As the Strategic Procurement Team Lead you will develop and implement sourcing strategies to achieve the division cost, quality, and delivery goals. Your team will include 2 Commodity Specialists and 1 Supplier Development Engineer located in various EMEA locations. Total spend managed will be $41M USD.

This regional team will assist in the development and management of sourcing strategies to position the division and execute those strategies to achieve growth, cost, quality and delivery goals. They will be responsible for managing the commodity in the sourcing, supplier selection and relationship building with key suppliers to leverage Eaton’s purchases.

As the Strategic Procurement Team Lead you will:

  • Provide leadership, coaching, and development to EMEA Procurement Team

  • Implement and execute on commodity sourcing strategies

  • Develop, plan, monitor and execute direct material cost down projects

  • Be responsible to track and report on cost savings and procurement metrics to regional and global stakeholders

  • Negotiate and manage key strategic supplier agreements, cost negotiations and relationships

  • Manage the supplier quality interface to ensure that requirements are understood and met

  • Manage the supplier identification and selection for New Product Development projects for assigned commodities

  • Be responsible to maintain supply continuity via risk identification and mitigation

  • Develop positive relationships with suppliers and demonstrates Eaton’s ethics, values and philosophy Conduct Supplier Business Reviews with strategic suppliers on a regular basis


Strategic Procurement team lead- Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant subject

  • Buying and strategic procurement experience

  • People Management experience is beneficial , but not required

  • Proven Manufacturing, Engineering, or Supply Chain experience

  • Proficient in spoken and written English & German

  • Project Management experience

What Eaton offers:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package

  • Permanent contract in fast growing global company

  • Challenging projects in dynamic collaborative team

  • Great promotional opportunities – Eaton encourages internal promotion, whenever possible

Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening.

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: Team Leader/Supervisor

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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