Manager SCM Materials Planning & Local Procurement (m/f/d)

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ES EMEA PDD Schrems Plant has an opening for a

Manager SCM Materials Planning & Local Procurement (m/f/d),

located in Schrems, Austria.

Primary function of this position:

The principle role of the Manager SCM Material Planning & Local Procurement on plant level is the coordination of the purchasing and material planning of direct and indirect materials for Schrems production (total annual material purchasing volume is about 80 Mio. Euro), strongly aligned and linked with all key functions along the whole Supply Chain like e.g. Production Planning and Logistics. Key responsibility is also a strong support of Category Management in developing new suppliers and supporting SCM manager in representing the plant internally and externally (e.g. in supplier meetings). This person acts as interface to other material planning and procurement departments of PDD plants in order to build a pro-active working relationship within PDD Organization and gain benefits for PDD. The development and improvement to increase efficiency of operational material planning and procurement processes and to support cost outs is an important task of this role.

Job responsibilities:

  • Installs coordination and control mechanisms to support order creation, -release and -follow-up on plant level based on requested demands for defined materials
  • Ensures due efficient control processes necessary order changes/adjustments of delivery dates and quantities to achieve best material availability for local production
  • Creates strategic inputs to Supplier Logistic Models
  • Optimizes and controls inventory targets (e.g. analyze consignment possibilities) to achieve defined goals
  • Improves forecast processes in material planning.
  • Monitors and controls inventory and demand figures applied to plant Schrems with alignment to Eaton standard processes to implement corrective actions to achieve /or exceed target levels
  • Drives and improves LEAN, OpA and MMA principles within the plant and supports all related projects and changes across the whole PDD Supply Chain and Division
  • Builds pro-active relationship to Category Management and PDD Supply Chain Organization due strong support at all related issues
  • Prepares management reports
  • Coaches and facilitates the development of personnel within work group
  • Integrates and applies supply chain management best practices to support and comply with corporate wide commodities strategies and initiatives
  • Plans and conducts negotiations across several complex categories of spend in close cooperation with Category Management to collaboratively maximize profits with both internal customer and external suppliers
  • Leads preparation and support for the relevant audits for the plant Schrems.
  • Supervises inventory control activities and evaluates excess and obsolete material elimination
  • Participates on Project Management trainings and improves Project Management skills. Initiates and collaborates in plant or PDD driven projects
  • Drives and executes continuous improvement within SCM operations with strong focus on SAP


  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain or similar
  • Economic regulation, training and industrial co-operation
  • Expertise and minimum 5+ years' experience in Supply Chain Management (Purchasing and Material Planning)
  • Fluent in German and English (written and spoken form)
  • Technical understanding of products which belong to relevant product lines to identify Linkages and flows to all related stakeholders
  • Advanced knowledge of SAP, Excel and Access
  • Strong analytical, cognitive and strategic thinking skills
  • Ability to analyze operational problems in short time
  • Strong motivation and mentoring skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Thinking outside the box

Our management style at Eaton is characterized by ethical, passionate, responsible, efficient and transparent action, we are constantly learning.

The salary range for this position is above the collective agreement and, depending on training, qualifications and professional experience, is from EUR 65K gross annually.

About Eaton:

We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for job applicants and employees. Our recruitment processes use balanced selection criteria and avoid unlawful discrimination against applicants on the basis of their age, colour, disability, marital status, national origin, gender, gender identity, genetic information, race or racial origin, religion, sexual orientation or any other status protected or required by law.

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.

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