Supply Chain Manager




Bedhampton, United Kingdom


Position summary

What you'll do:

This position is responsible for managing key Supply Chain related functions end to end, such as materials planning, scheduling and ordering activities associated with the delivery of specific customer products, direct and indirect material purchasing, inventory control and warehousing, shipping and receiving.

  • Manages and directs supply chain personnel in the Plant procurement, receipt, disbursement, and inventory control of material to ensure on-time delivery of customer orders while maintaining assigned inventory levels. Is expected to train, develop and educate direct reports on the use of supply chain management techniques, various business systems, varieties of reports and other related tools to ensure timely and economical completion of customer requirements.

  • Has Plant responsibility for delivery of Sales and Sales Planning, support for delivery of Plant based operational metrics such as OTD, WOLI, and financial deliverables.

  • Strong Leader to engage both direct and indirect team, significant stakeholders and leadership team within Eaton Aerospace, and best represent the site goals and strategy.

  • Manages current and future demand requirements with manufacturing and supplier capabilities/capacities to ensure completion of customer requirements. Implements methods, practices and techniques to ensure the most economical movement of materials through the supply chain to achieve cost-effective logistics practices and inventory levels while meeting customer delivery requirements

  • Manages plant purchasing activities for items procured on local basis in order to compliment centrally purchased items

  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the plant's SIOP process. Analyzes data, including enterprise requirements planning information and prepares consolidated managerial reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure plant/product line optimal supply chain execution.

  • Ensures correct planning parameters and transaction disciplines are utilized in order execution systems (such as MFGPro) to ensure proper order generation and inventory balances

  • Manages material cost and schedule impact of proposed engineering changes in addition to taking necessary actions to ensure successful implementation and incorporation of approved engineering releases

  • Ensures quality of shipping documentation to meet corporate financial and customer audit requirements including Global Trade Management. Support compliance initiatives and corporate commodity, logistics, and inventory strategies to achieve synergy across the operation

  • Devises and manages physical inventory audit methodology which meets corporate, governmental and customer specifications

  • Evaluates operational performance of the group in order to facilitate performance management, merit promotions, job transfers, dismissals, commendations, etc. Identifies and develops top talent to create a high-performance work team. Creates a pipeline of talent both within the supply chain team and other functions across the division.

  • Coordinates with central Corporate Supply Chain Function to provide data and participate in teams in order to drive best practices across Eaton Corp.


• Proven Leader of People: Multiple years of related professional and supervisory/Managerial experience
• Full knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements and order generation process logic. High Digital Skillset including Excel, Microsoft Office 365 and associated programs
• Thorough understanding of Supply Chain Management operational concepts surrounding production planning, scheduling, purchasing, supplier selection, inventory control, logistics, stockroom operations, and shipping/receiving
• Detailed knowledge of Lean Manufacturing and Process Variation Reduction (Six Sigma) concepts and tool sets as they relate to materials management
• Ability to lead cross-functional process improvement teams

The successful applicant will be in contact with US ITAR controlled technology, goods and information. As a condition of employment, employees with access to US ITAR controlled technology and goods may be required to undergo an additional screening process as part of the recruitment process.


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