Eaton Corporation Supply Chain Program Manager - Total Cost Out in San Luis Potosi, Mexico

Eaton has a position opening for a Supply Chain Program Manager- Total Cost Out

Position Overview

Responsible for the successful execution of Total Cost Out (TCO) projects. Manage elements of value analysis/value engineering (VAVE) from project approval to start of production to meet all timing, cost and quality requirements while acting as the primary conduit between the SCM organization and the business unit VAVE engineering teams. Lead phase-gated program management processes and coordinate with engineering, operations, purchasing and quality to ensure supplier readiness and successful launch of cost out projects. Assist with idea generation and refinement to build cost savings pipeline and alignment with business unit portfolio prioritizations.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Act as SCM program manager for TCO / VAVE projects and as primary interface for the VAVE team with Program Management, Product Engineering, Reliability Engineering, Operations, Finance and Quality functions.

• Responsible for SCM-related cost out project-scope delivery and successful execution within technical, schedule, and cost commitments.

• Determine key SCM and material planning program deliverables and timing based on engineering change release (ECR/ECO) processes and advanced product quality planning (APQP) disciplines, including sourcing and flawless launch/ramp-up performance.

  • Provide direction to the SCM / VAVE leadership team in areas of issues, potential changes in scope, and risk assessment.

  • Manage the complete BOM for the TCO / VAVE projects to ensure accuracy of content and that a robust sourcing and launch plan exists for each part.

  • Follow up with respective engineers to ensure design specifications are complete and released on-time to support SCM actions. Collaborate with Commodity Buyers, SDE, SQE and Materials Planners to ensure SCM actions are executed on-time with high efficiency.

  • Align project-related deliverables with customer and supplier requirements/contracts, pricing, terms and conditions and contractual flow-down through the organization.

  • Where applicable, initiate and/or participate in sourcing council reviews supporting TCO / VAVE program/project source selection, while maintaining consistency with commodity strategies.

  • Support development of TCO / VAVE project workload resource requirements needed for sustained and effective project execution and portfolio management.

  • Participate on cross-functional teams for TCO / VAVE and change management process improvement initiatives.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum 5 years professional experience in Supply Chain, or Program Manager role

Preferred Qualifications

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited institution in Business, Engineering, or Supply Chain Management

  • 5 years experience in Supply Chain, Program Manager, Engineering, or Strategic role

    Position Criteria

  • Strong Communication and Presentation Skills

  • Ability to lead and work cross functionally

  • Ability to think Strategically

  • Strong analytical/problem solving skills

  • Understanding of key financial metrics

  • Technical skills in driveline applications

  • Blueprint reading skills

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Latin America

Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Individual Contributor

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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