Manager – Supply Planning EMEA & APAC

Eaton Corporation

  • Pune, Maharashtra
Manager – Supply Planning EMEA & APAC
Job Posted : Nov 2nd, 2023

Job Description

This Position is part of the Materials function of the Global Supply Chain CoE reporting to the Operations Manager – Materials

  • The Supply Planning Manager will be responsible to support the Global Eaton Electrical Sector EMEA and APAC Business for Supplier Planning deliverables and will be required to provide leadership direction to the team of Buyers and Planners at GSCCoE & build a scalable and capable organization through development and deployment of standard processes across all sites. The scope is further extended to taking new transitions, developing standard models, and suggesting best practices to Eaton sites with proven results.
  • This individual will be responsible for collaborating with a cross-functional set of stakeholders across the divisions, to drive improvements in key Materials  metrics.Work with teams like SIOP and inventory for driving the key organizational initiatives.

This Individual will have team management responsibilities where 1 to 2 team leads of different divisions will be reporting directly with an overall team of 30 employees.

  • To drive excellent collaboration with the Business SCM Leadership through communication & presentation skills to align with the objectives of the respective Business Group.
  • Has prior team management experience in the Materials Management domain
  • Lead a team of 30+ members and Build organizational capability though development plans, mentoring, driving accountability, cross-training & succession planning. Talent Management, hiring as when needed, gap assessment with existing team members and developing team’s functionals skills and competencies to meet business requirements.
  • Should lead team by an example, Guide, drive, motivate & engage team to deliver on all key functional expectations such as Supplier OTD, VMI, Min-max performance, cost reductions & DOH improvements
  • Drive customer engagement and satisfaction by meeting customer expectations and needs, build customer facing KPIs, voice of customer thru periodic meetings and ensuring timely resolution to customer queries/feedback etc. To plan, schedule and manage the defined business services, delivering to agreed timescales, budget, quality criteria and commitments.
  • Will be responsible for growth of the team & scaling of existing roles from the supplier planning standpoint
  • Excellent communication & presentation skills to work with teams from different geographies (Global, regional & local materials management teams)
  • Enable the team to Own and drive Business Impact goals such as Inventory DOH reduction, Cost Out / Avoidance Opportunities
  • Deploy strong process rigor through the QMS processes to drive strong Escalation Management, Root Cause Analysis, Quality Check , Risk Analysis and mitigation, Skill & Competency Development
  • Coach the Team  members and leads in driving Continuous Improvement and demonstrate high impact and Positive turnaround of the issues
  • To support & drive  Business specific Project ACE initiative for Inventory reduction.
  • Proactive Data mining &  Identify potential leakages/Area for Improvement in Business and provide recommendations from CoE Team.
  • Support and engage with all new Initiatives of Global Materials Council.

Qualifications And Experience:-

  • Should be Graduate with Master’s degree (Preferably into Materials / Production / Operations Management) Engineering Graduate preferred
  • 10 to 15 years of relevant experience into Materials Planning,  Inventory Optimization & Control.


  • Materials Planning and Inventory Management, Data Analytics, Power BI, SQL, Python, Complex calculations and understanding
    Excellent communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills necessary to converse with diverse group of stakeholders including senior management, operations and Supply Chain Management personnel
  • Should have strong functional knowledge & working experience related to Materials management & detailed understanding of concepts related to replenishment planning, MRP/ material planning & Inventory performance measures like Forecasting Accuracy & DOH
  • Excellent communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills necessary to converse with diverse group of stakeholders including senior management, operations and Supply Chain Management personnel
  • Proven Track record in driving Continuous Improvement projects.


  • Pune, Maharashtra.

Company Overview:-

Eaton’s mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic, and mechanical power – more safely, more efficiently, and more reliably. Eaton’s 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries