Eaton Corporation Supplier Development Engineer in San Luis Potosi, Mexico


State the primary function or overall purpose of your position.

Use technical process expertise in Casting, Machining, or Stamping, including design feasibility analysis and process development experience, to drive the successful launch of components within the supply base. Additionally, be able to drive continuous improvement actions at regional supplier locations such as lean manufacturing, scrap reduction, design changes, and capability improvements.


  1. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: (Limit yourself to 8-12 statements) List the essential functions (i.e. key responsibilities with expected end results) which must be accomplished in order to fulfill the purpose of your position as described above.

New Product Development Supplier APQP Management

Manage the development and launch of key stamping components in new product programs

Consult with Product Engineering to develop manufacturing feasible stamping component designs

Support Design for Manufacturing during early supplier engagement activities on a global level.

Be a global lead for baseline Stamping PFMEA creation and periodical update

Focused Systemic Improvement of Key Suppliers

Act as a support to regional SDEs to define systemic improvements actions for chronic suppliers impacting regional operations and not meeting expected improvement goals (DPPM and DMR)

Continuous Improvement

Lead continuous improvement activities in the regional stamping supply base using Value Stream Mappings, Lean, Six Sigma approaches to drive cost-out and capability improvements

Sourcing & Commodity Strategy

Support the development of regional and global stamping commodity strategies, understanding technical competency / quality level, development opportunities for suppliers, open opportunities at suppliers for best standards implementation.

Providing technical support for commodity managers for stamping technical commodity reviews for best cost sourcing


Being a coach for engineering, and purchasing teams to raise commodity knowledge for best process set up, design optimization, material selection etc.

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Job: Quality

Region: Latin America

Organization: VEH NAT North America Truck

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time