Eaton Corporation Buyer in Santa Rosa Jauregui, Mexico

A. Issue requests for quotes/proposals (RFQ/RFP) and select best source consistent with cost, quality and delivery requirements. Negotiate and manage long term pricing agreements on critical commodities.

B. Complete purchase requests with domestic and international suppliers by inputting purchase orders, expediting deliveries, and verifying all transactions.

C. Act as a liaison between suppliers and involved departments to resolve procurement related problems.

D. Maintain accuracy of Material and supplier master information and PIR, including lead-time, pricing, current supplier information, current purchase order data, etc.

E. Monitor supplier performance by ensuring that product is delivered as scheduled and meets specifications; maintaining appropriate files and records of meetings with suppliers to ensure company requirements are met and that supplier is aware of their performance.

F. Define strategic purchasing plans and to maximize savings and reach company goals.

G. Negotiate prices, delivery terms, minimum order quantities, etc. With suppliers too meet company goals.

H. Resolve billing and shipping problems related to PIR, price scales, invoice errors, invoice recording errors by A/P, etc. As required.


  • 3 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment (high mix, low demand preferred) on a similar position/role

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, Administration or equivalent.

  • Strong negotiation skills and background for direct material in manufacturing environments.

  • Demonstrated success on COP or similar strategies.

Preferred qualifications

  • APICS (CSCP) certification

  • SAP experience

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: Latin America

Organization: ESSG CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division

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

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