Senior Buyer

Senior Buyer

02 Sep 2020
Nebraska, Lincoln 00000 Lincoln USA

Senior Buyer

Eaton’s Electrical

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

will:

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

assigned

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,

MAPICS)

Advanced user of MS

Excel required

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

Preferred

qualifications:

Bachelor of

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

knowledge/experience

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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    JC4709754
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  • Full-time
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  • Hiring Company
    Eaton Corporation
  • Date
    2020-09-02
  • Deadline
    2020-11-01
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