P2P Analyst / Operational Buyer (German speaker)

  • Company:
    Eaton Corporation
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
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  • Posted:
    5 months ago
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Join Eaton and help us provide energy-efficient solutions that have a real impact on the environment. We make what matters work.

Do you want to work for a global player, where we care about ethics, inclusion and diversity and our people?

Come and join our Operational Procurement team, a diverse community of young, motivated and experienced professionals. As a P2P Analyst/ Operational Buyer you will support European Eaton plants’ procurement activities from our center of excellence CoE office from Budapest: by converting purchase requisitions to purchase orders to our suppliers and ensure the follow up of orders with suppliers, also enable, that targeted on time delivery results and other KPI-s are achieved.

Your key deliverables:

Operational procurement (P2P) is typically defined as the daily ordering of goods (direct and indirect) and services, the following up of orders and the contacting of suppliers in connection with such issues as deliveries and complaints on commercial topics

+ The position is responsible for the Purchase Order Management: PO creation, PO release and -follow-up, based on requested demands and negotiated prices and conditions at defined suppliers in a timely manner and therefore to guarantee the on-time delivery to customers.

+ Purchasing data maintenance in ERP system (e.g. info-records, source list, …) to ensure that purchase orders to suppliers for several areas can be processed timely and in the correct way.

+ Manage order confirmations from suppliers – including manual maintenance.

+ First interface to suppliers for all needed clarifications regarding deviating order confirmations (prices, quantities, dates).

+ Regular check of overdue/non confirmed/open purchase orders and respective PO rescheduling (expedite, push out, cancel) in cooperation with relevant departments.

+ Invoice check and relevant clarification in case of deviation.

+ Preparation of analyzes / ad hoc analyzes (e.g. analyze about info record, source list, prices, analyzes for audits etc.).

+ Administration of team-mailboxes and archival storage.

+ Check of not processed purchase requisitions.

+ Preparation of process descriptions (work instructions).

+ Daily maintenance of KPI report and creation daily other operational reports (material availability, open order book etc).

+ Close cooperation with specialist fields, Strategic Procurement/Global Purchasing, accounting department, Material Planning, Engineering, Plant SCM operations.


Are you?


+ Fluent English language capabilities

+ Intermediate to fluent level in German

+ Experience on purchasing is preferred

+ ERP system experience (SAP, Oracle, Vista, BaaN, …)

+ Ability to communicate effectively

+ Can deal with daily transactional workload

+ Proactive, reliability and flexibility

+ Ability to work in a team

+ High level of accuracy

Then we want to hear about you!

What Eaton offers:

+ We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for you

+ We ensure health, wellness, safety and work-life balance for you

+ We invest in you for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University

+ We offer career advancement opportunities for you

+ We value diversity, join our passionate team

Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of ability testing as part of the recruitment process.

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com.

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www. Eaton.com/careers.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Sales EMEA

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: Yes

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.