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Eaton Corporation Buyer - Indirect Sourcing in Pimpri Pune, India

Buyer - Indirect Sourcing

If you desire to be part of something special, to be part of a winning team, to be part of a fun team – winning is fun. We are looking forward to a Buyer - Indirect Sourcing

in Eaton’s GSCM SOE, based in Pune, India. In Eaton, making our work exciting, engaging, meaningful; ensuring safety, health, wellness; and being a model of inclusion & diversity are already embedded in who we are - it’s in our values, part of our vision, and our clearly defined aspirational goals.

This exciting role offers opportunity to:

  • Drive procurement for all Indirect commodities like Facility services, office services, Travel, IT, Professional services, MRO and Prototyping.

  • Monitor and maximize the Total Cost of Ownership and Savings for all the assigned commodities.

  • Market analysis and benchmarking, supplier selection and drive end to end P2P process.

  • Perform activities of Purchasing Functions with responsibility for obtaining Material, Equipment & Services at competitive prices & satisfactory quality levels through selection of quality Vendors.

  • Support/Drive overall strategy for sourcing function processes and capabilities to deliver high performance, on-time delivery in line with the business objectives & stakeholder needs

  • Sound knowledge of various machining and manufacturing processes, awareness of different type of materials. Expertise in Negotiation, Procurement process, PPAP, Gd&T, and Quality Tools

  • Capability to develop external ecosystem to speed up prototyping timelines/Communication skills to deal with prototype vendors

  • Develop & deploy functional improvement strategies by initiating DMAIC \ LEAN initiatives & implementing best practices

  • Demonstrate very high level of Integrity and Drive compliance to the Eaton Code of Ethics and hold suppliers accountable for ethical conduct in all the transactions.

  • Drive prototyping during design validation stage with exploration of new technology suppliers such as additive manufacturing and rapid prototyping.



  • Engineering Graduate (Mechanical/Electrical are preferred)

  • At least 5+ year experience in Indirect Sourcing with at least 2 years in new product development / prototyping

  • P2P process for Indirect Material and Services

  • Contract management

  • Negotiation

  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing processes

  • Ability to communicate and persuade at all management levels

  • Influencing the team, peers and other technology & business leaders

  • Strong teamwork and interpersonal skills;

  • Problem-solving

  • Proven capability in getting results from self & team

  • Good presentation and verbal / written communication skills

  • Comfortable with giving and receiving open, constructive feedback in a way that fosters trust and respect.

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment

Yes! Because you are the one we are looking for, we hope to hear from you now!

Job tag: #LI-TG2

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: Asia Pacific

Organization: Corporate Sector

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: No

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.