Regional Category Manager - Resin - EMEA

Regional Category Manager - Resin - EMEA

Eaton

Hungary

You will support the development and deployment of the global category strategy of Thermoset and Thermoplastic resins and is the primary owner of the strategy execution in the respective region(s) and/or business(es). Driving towards optimal conditions (cost, commercial, quality, delivery, innovation, VAVE) for the related category spend of approximately $60+ million/30 supplier and maintaining a high focus on execution. Through his/her actions builds leverage across businesses and drives the One SCM concept both internally and externally, being the ambassador of the Eaton SCM community.

You develop deep category knowledge and becomes a true expert, knowing the portfolio and the market as well, in order to provide leadership guidance for the business and organization in the region. Builds and maintains strong relations with stakeholders and practices political savvy to support organization and function reaching their goals. Collaborates with other functions (operations, quality, logistics, R&D) for any new product development as well as solving any existing problems and to prevent reoccurrence of such.

Essential Functions:

  • Initiates, develops and executes strategic initiatives to facilitate cross-business synergies and increased leverage across a rationalized set of global and regional preferred supplier partners.
  • Negotiates and manages key strategic supplier contracts and relationships.
  • Reviews, approves, monitors and reports compliance to category agreements and strategies based upon Eaton SCM strategic directions.
  • Develops innovative business solutions, forecasts and commodity projections, and provides mitigation actions as applicable.
  • Presents to senior management new planning tools, methods, technical analysis, standards and procurement opportunities that are aligned with SCM/Eaton strategic plans and cost reduction initiatives.
  • Identifies and implements innovative solutions to business problems, independently and through cross functional One Eaton teams.
  • Benchmarks procurement processes to develop and implement best practices throughout Eaton and Supply Chain Management.
  • Creates alignment between corporate and business unit strategic and financial plans.
  • Ensures compliance of suppliers with Eaton SCM Sustainability Programs.
  • Ensures compliance of Eaton SCM policies.
  • Plan, prepare and execute annual profit planning for the owned spend, and supports execution with the business cross functional teams.
  • Ensures compliance on GO GREEN initiative, and maintains key category related metrics according to expectations.
  • Leads Supplier Business Reviews with strategic suppliers on a regular basis annually.
  • Conduct other category manager related activities requested by the Global Category Manager

Are you?

A professional with a problem solving mindset to adapt and drive improvements in process, tools, and organization; and with a focus on category management, preferably plastic/resin category – than please apply.

Qualifications:

  • This position requires minimum a Bachelor's degree. Mechanical/Chemical engineering degree is preferred but not a must.
  • At least 5 years of supply chain experience, previous specific Commodity Management/Strategic Sourcing Experience is a must

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