Eaton Corporation Manager Materials in Ranjangaon, India

Responsible for operating and maintaining the Materials Department for Eaton VGI-Truck operations to Maximize Customer Satisfactions by procuring right material at right cost, right time & right quality

  • Develop & Lead materials for VGI-T Operations.

  • Work closely with Production, Marketing, Manufacturing Engg, Sourcing and Supplier Development for achieving lowest Total Cost of Ownership for each part.

  • Lead & provide functional direction to all functions of Materials like Inbound and Outbound logistics, Import – Export Management ,Customer Order Management, In-house material handling , Warehouse & Distribution Management , Stat. Compliances and Stores Mgt. for all product lines.

  • Develop & manage Trading Sales Order Management for Domestic Customers, at optimum cost & meet OTD.

  • Direct Plan & Supervise the activities of Customer Order Management, production Planning & Supplier Scheduling functions, Inventory Analysis, Dept. Systems Procedures, Standardization & long range Planning to ensure Customer OTD.

  • Develop & Direct Plant Stores for effective material storage, inventory, Cycle count for stock accuracy.

  • Develop, Direct & provide effective Warehouse Management at Plant & 3 PL for finished goods and meet optimum logistics cost for inbound & outbound.

  • Ensure to meet Materials Department goals related to Inventory (DOH) and Logistics Cost.

  • Deploy strategies designed to improve and optimize inventory management

  • Implementation and adherence to the Eaton Business System, MMA and OpA related to Materials Function.

  • Drive compliance to the Eaton Code of Ethics and hold others accountable for ethical conduct in the function.

  • Develop, train, coach, appraise and motivate other personnel for key line and staff positions in the function.

  • Ensure adherence to regulatory requirements and governance.

  • Develop and maintain a high performance culture focused on continuous improvement and change.

  • Develop a strong communication system to get the organization engaged in meeting the goals.

  • Knowledge and experience in Materials functional competencies such as Capacity Planning, Continuous Process Improvement, Inventory Management & Optimization, Lean Concepts, Materials Replenishment Planning, Negotiation, Sales, Inventory & Operations Planning, Supply Chain Continuity Planning, Total Cost Management

  • Demonstrate knowledge of business trends and economic cycles to implement materials planning strategies

  • Review all MM/L processes and material flows across the function to ensure consistency, non-duplication of effort, and deployment of best practices.


  • Degree in Mechanical Engineering / Diploma in Materials Management, Strong in Material & logistics management would be required

  • 10 -12 years’ experience in Material Management functions having in-depth knowledge of Production Planning & Logistics, Import- Exports.

  • Effective communication & Leadership skill & Management roles in Engg. Industry.

  • Communicates effectively with all management and production personnel, and can quickly and effectively build relationships at all levels. Must be able to effectively work in a matrix organization.

  • Experience in other areas like Lean/Six Sigma, Program Management would be added advantage.

  • Must have strong analytical skills

  • Ability to manage employees effectively. Ability to forge strong relationships at all levels in organization. Strong Team player.

  • Eaton Leadership competencies.

  • Customer/Supplier interaction in a highly demanding environment.

  • Knowledge about people process i.e. Functional Training, Performance Management, Rewards and Recognitions etc.

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Asia Pacific

Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Manager

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time

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