Eaton Corporation Materials Manager in Aguascalientes, Mexico

Provide continuous support of plant requirements related to materials function

Manage Logistics, Planning MRO, Senior Buyer and Customer order interface function.

Lead production scheduling

Manage, lead, develop & guide associates in developing materials skills

Lead Eaton System in area of materials activities & support plant activities

Manage objective planning process related to materials activities

Build & maintain a positive working relationship with internal & external customers

Initiate & implement process improvement activities to meet business objectives (scheduling levels, lean value chains, logistics contracts)

Support Corporate cost-out activities as representative for the plant

Manage releases to suppliers to ensure superior supplier delivery performance while minimizing freight costs & inventory investment.

Champion demand planning & production scheduling processes integrated with Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning processes

Develops and controls production schedules and inventory levels based on sales forecasts and other commitments.

Manages plant purchasing activities for items procured on local basis.

Defines methods to insure the most economical movement of materials in/out of plant, to meet freight budget.

Directs materials staff to insure objectives, schedules and budgets are achieved.

Support EHS action plan. Safety performance improvement. Ensure EHS goals are fully cascaded. Contractors Certification. Handling of chemicals. See attachment for more details.

Coordinate in conjunction with Quality Manager visits and define action plans to improve Customer satisfaction.

Lead cost out efforts in the materials function to achieve profit plans targets.

Lead annual inventory to ensure inventory accuracy.

Responsible of CONC components: premium freight, excess &obsolete


  • University degree required, with qualification in Logistics, Materials Management or Inventory Control preferred

  • APICS certification is an advantage

  • Trade compliance expertise

  • Demonstrated experience & understanding of Maquila & Pitex processes

  • 7 - 10 years experience in the Materials function in a manufacturing environment (Automotive preferred), with demonstrated ability to lead a team

  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing tools, pull systems (KanBan & Min-Max)

  • Solid working knowledge of MRP systems & strong PC skills, Oracle, experience

  • High level of interpersonal skill to work effectively with others

  • Bi-lingual (Spanish/English)

  • Knowledge of problem solving techniques, (8D´s, A3)

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Latin America

Organization: VEH NAA North America Auto

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time