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Eaton Corporation Deputy Manager - Sourcing in Pimpri Pune, India

This position is responsible for Sourcing Strategy for the Eaton Hydraulics India, having following responsibility:

  • Develop and deploy commodity strategy for assigned commodities to deliver YOY cost reduction

  • Identify supplier to meet the commodity requirements in terms of quality, cost, delivery (including Kanban, VMI).

  • Monitor and track the commodity prices , Market evaluation. Should have sound knowledge of Imports.

  • Develop detailed elemental cost sheets for each part in the related commodity.

  • Develop strong Supplier - Eaton relationship with a partnership concept.

  • Onsite assessment of vendor and preparation of Balance score card for supplier, supplier evaluation and capability assessment, risk management.

  • Supplier capacity mapping and develop supply base to meet production volumes.

  • Negotiate commercial relationships through supply agreements for total cost of ownership for each product

  • Make or buy decision through strategic core/non-core analysis.

  • Initiate, lead cost reduction projects to drive cost outs as per profit plan.

  • Identify process change, VA/VE with support of engineering/design for material cost reductions.

  • Co-Own the Project Monitoring with the SDE till the time of stabilization of the new part and complete handover to Materials.

  • Work along with SDE for capacity improvement and cost reduction , Including identifying new mfg technologies.

  • Implementation and adherence to the Eaton Business System related to SCM Function.

  • 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.

  • Adherence to regulatory requirements and governance.

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


  • Bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering

  • 8 - 10 years of experience in sourcing, supplier development & procurement in engineering company preferably in Auto Component or Hydraulic Industry

  • 3-4 year of hands-on experience on product costing, formulating commercial contracts

  • Through understanding of manufacturing processes such as Castings, CNC machining, Multi-Spindle machining, etc.

  • Knowledge of quality systems and project management.

  • Should be familiar with incoterms

  • Knowledge on Vendor development /Quality check methodology

  • Six Sigma Greenbelt preferred

  • Excellent communication skills in English (written & verbal)

  • Relationship with suppliers as well as customers – Internal and External

Cross Functions Team Working Skills due to Matrix Organization reporting

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: HYD Hydraulics Group

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only

Travel: Yes, 50 % of the Time

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.