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Sector is currently seeking a Senior Buyer to join our team. This position is
based at our Lincoln, IL location.Position Overview:The Senior Buyer manages the buying and planning of purchased
materials. This position requires extensive relationship management with
assigned vendors and manufacturers in addition to internal operations, customer
service, engineering, and new product program management. Making what matters work at Eaton
takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment
where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day.
It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full
potential—and where you can help us reach ours.In this function you
Manage supplier performance
using leading indicator metrics such as PPV, supplier OTD and quality.
Participate in supplier base
reduction activities, cost reduction programs and lead time reduction
initiatives to improve overall supply chain performance.
Schedules & orders direct
material from suppliers based on MRP requirements resulting from ERP system.
Coordinates logistics requirements between customers, suppliers, and Eaton
3rd party logistics provider.
Balances current and future
demand requirements with operations and supplier capacities to ensure
on-time completion of customer requirements.
Expedites material &
revises direct material orders on an as needed basis in the ERP system to
cover significant changes in manufacturing production schedules.
Communicates potential direct
materials issues to the team (operators, supply chain) that could significantly
impact the production plan.
Run MAPICS reports as needed
for the SCM team and Logistics. Maintain metrics for On-Time Delivery
(OTD), Days on Hand (DOH), Premium Freight, and others as assigned.
Responsible for quarterly review and disposal of Excess and Obsolete
inventory per company guidelines.
Initiate requisitions and
follow up to ensure timely availability of parts for production to meet
customer shipping dates
Use problem solving skills to
resolve invoice discrepancies with quantity, pricing, etc.
Manages material inventory
level to meet or exceed annual inventory management objectives.
Build monthly item level demand
plan (supplier forecast) for a rolling 12-month time period that will meet
customer requirements, plant inventory plan, and monthly sales forecasts
Other related activities as
When we embrace the
different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we —
as individuals and as a company — are stronger.QualificationsRequired (Basic) Qualifications:
Bachelor’s degree from
an accredited institution.
Minimum five (5) years
of purchasing/procurement experience in a manufacturing environment.
Minimum two (2) year of
experience working with a large scale MRP system; (ex: Oracle, SAP, MFG Pro,
Advanced user of MS
No relocation is offered
for this position. All candidates must currently reside within 60 miles of
Lincoln, IL to be considered.
Must be authorized to
work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future
Science degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering or related field
CPM or equivalent
certification, a plus
Use of and deployment of
electronic purchasing systems (eRFQ), VMI, and consignment, a plus
Steel, Plastic and/or
machined parts manufacturing, and/or procurement requirements
We are committed to
ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees.
Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an
applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity,
age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information,
protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.#LI-SR1We 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 / LogisticsRegion: North America – US/Puerto RicoOrganization: ES CRDS RESI ResidentialJob Level: Individual ContributorSchedule: Full-timeIs remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: NoDoes this position offer relocation?: NoTravel: Yes, 10 % of the TimeEaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.
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