Senior Buyer
Jackson , Michigan
October 19, 2017
Eaton in Jackson, MI is hiring for a Senior Buyer.
Responsibilities include:
  • Applies skillful negotiations with internal and external suppliers; problem solves and settles disputes; develop win-win resolutions, and creates positive relations with tact, diplomacy, and good judgment.
  • Defines and applies complex data analysis and analytical tools for process improvements.
  • Drives process channel knowledge for acquiring materials and/or services in order to ensure delivery requirements for commodities and/or service customers.
  • Possesses sound knowledge and applications skills of the value chain process; and possesses strong ability to analyze and interpret cost drivers when developing cost out strategies.
  • Creates innovative approaches for utilizing and applying project management tools and techniques for procurement applications.
  • Prepares reports and other correspondence for use by Eaton SCM professionals.
  • Initiates and Leads cost out projects, generates IDEAS from suppliers on cost out savings
  • Coordinates supplier communication between internal departments


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required
  • Minimum of three (3) years of experience in supply chain work activities is required.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR).  All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR.  ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: No

A little about us:
Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions. We make power operate more efficiently, effectively, safely & sustainably.

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