Supply Chain Project Leader
Southfield , MI 48086
Posted 2 months ago
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Eaton's Vehicle Group is currently seeking a Supply Chain Project Leader to join our team. This position can be based at our Galesburg, Michigan or Southfield, Michigan or Marshall, Michigan facility.
No relocation is provided. Position Overview:
This role will lead cost out projects for the North American SCM region and business unit product lines.
The position will be responsible for activities related to supply continuity management, supplier resourcing, and product design value analysis and value engineering (VAVE) that include: idea generation and cost out pipeline development, idea refinement, business case development, cross-functional alignment and phase-gate project management to ensure the SCM division and business unit product lines meet total cost out goals. Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day.
It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours. In this function you will: Execute direct material cost out VAVE and supplier resourcing projects to achieve cost down targets within project schedule goals.
Act as a conduit between the business unit product lines and the SCM organization. Coordinate with commodity managers, engineering, operations, sales, finance, and quality functions, globally. Clearly communicate project objectives and drive accountability across the functions.
Support the cost out pipeline for the business unit product lines, including idea generation (cost out events), refinement (business case development), and execution through a project management phase-gate process. 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.
Manage the complete BOM for total cost out resourcing/VAVE projects to ensure accuracy of content and that a robust sourcing and launch plan exists for each part. Problem solve and deal effectively with conflicts and roadblocks, escalating as required. Identifying and communicating risks efficiently, to avoid impact to project deliverables.
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. Comply with Eaton SCM procedures, processes, and work instructions.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger. Qualifications Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree from accredited institution.
Minimum of 5 (five) years of experience in a manufacturing-based business. Minimum of 1 (one) year of experience with program/project management tools and techniques. No relocation is offered for this position.
All candidates must currently reside within 50 miles of the Galesburg, MI or the Southfield, MI or the Marshall, MI facility. Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now and in the future Preferred qualifications: PMP certification Working toward or certified Six Sigma Green or Black Belt MBA We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees.
Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law. We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites) Healthcare/retirement savings programs Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico) 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:
North America - US/Puerto Rico 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?: No Does this position offer relocation?: No Travel: Yes, 25 % of the Time