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Eaton

Professional Services Category Manager (123049)

Restaurant and Food Services

Assistant Manager

Yearly

No

Beachwood, Ohio, United States

Eaton is currently seeking a Professional Services Category Manager to join our team in Beachwood, OH. The primary function of the North America Professional Services Category Manager is to manage designated Categories of Spend (hereinafter referred to as CATEGORIES) within the North American Region, ensuring an uninterrupted and timely supply at the optimum cost and quality that satisfies stakeholder requirements and company goals.

Position Overview:

Eaton is a power management company made up of over 92,000 employees, doing business in more than 175 countries. The NA Category Manager is responsible for the definition and deployment in conjunction with key stakeholders across all business group of the Sourcing strategy for the designated CATEGORIES across all countries in NA. The position is within IPO Global Professional Services organization and reports to the NA Professional Services Purchasing Manager. The position is responsible for the regional selection and relationship building with key suppliers, for an effective program management of designated CATEGORIES within the region and for the year over year reduction in overall total cost of ownership of the same. On occasion lead Global initiatives and work with peers in other regions in sharing best practices, identify cross regional and global opportunities. This includes supplier sourcing, negotiations, contracting and supplier performance management. Designated Categories include Real Estate, Payroll, Building Services (EHS, Fitness/Health Centers), Government Services, Organization & Clubs etc. Help businesses across Eaton solve critical business problems and uncover new business opportunities.

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 role you will:

  • Develop regional strategy for assigned CATEGORIES, in support of global strategies and in alignment with regional business requirements
  • Build and maintain internal relationship with regional stakeholders at all levels to clearly understand and influence requirements for assigned CATEGORIES
  • Lead the supplier market analysis and ensure supplier qualification for RFQ’s
  • Establish and lead regional cross-functional and cross-business supplier selection teams
  • Lead supplier selection process and supplier negotiation to achieve the most competitive proposal in terms of pricing, service level, quality standard, and process delivery for world class solutions
  • Develop and finalize supply agreements and service level agreements in accordance with business, financial, legal and regulatory requirements
  • Manage EATON supplier’s relationship for assigned CATEGORIES across North America and create long term supplier relationships to ensure deployment of programs within cost, time, & quality requirements.
  • Build performance-based supplier relationship leading to continuous and sustainable cost reductions, quality improvements, process improvements and on time delivery performance
  • Lead and conduct supplier performance reviews on agreed KPI’s and develop continuous improvement initiative and actions.
  • Lead the Cost Out and Savings performance for assigned CATEGORIES across North America identifying initiatives and directly managing Cost Out projects to fully maximize benefits
  • Engage the Suppliers Base within assigned CATEGORIES to drive innovative solutions, leading to continuous improvement or value-added differentiators in Eaton’s internal processes or service delivery
  • Participate in global commodity teams, leveraging their initiatives, ensuring adequate regional input as well as securing regional benefits from global strategies.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution
  • 5 – 7 years of supply chain or related experience
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Menomonee Falls WI or Golden CO will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or Master’s degree in Business, Supply Chain from an accredited institution

Position Criteria

  • Possess deep knowledge of the various Professional Services categories.
  • Strong data analytic skills
  • Excellent SCM sourcing and supplier management process and deployment knowledge
  • Expertise in negotiating/interpreting legal terms and conditions.
  • Excellent communication, customer service and interpersonal skills necessary to influence a large and diverse group of stakeholders including Senior Management, Operations, Finance and Supply Chain Management personnel.
  • Strong negotiation skills, knowledge, and experience
  • Demonstrated problem solving skills and ability to manage multiple tasks globally
  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities required
  • Establishes high performance standards and holds self and others to them. Provides timely, complete and actionable feedback, whether positive or corrective.
  • Managerial courage and willingness to challenge the ‘status quo’ as appropriate.
  • Presentation skills essential.

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.

We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

  • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
  • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
  • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
  • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
  • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
  • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)

Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call [Register to View] or send an email to: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com

What you will get from us

Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.

We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company’s operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.

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.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: Corporate Sector

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