As of April 2019, Arlind Mucaku has taken up the position as Operations Director, African Region, Electrical Sector at Eaton based in Wadeville, South Africa.
Prior to this, Mucaku held the position of Supply Chain Manager for the African region and served as the supervisor for material planning in the Middle East’s Dubai office, part of Sales, Services and Emerging Markets Division for four years.
Arlind Mucaku started his career with Eaton at Meckenheim Distribution Centre in 2010 and spent two years in Bonn serving as Strategic Procurement Analyst for EMEA.
Arlind Mucaku heads up combined department
In his new role, Mucaku will now be responsible for leading both the Supply Chain Management and Operations functions, covering material planning, procurement, logistics as well as tendering, estimation, engineering, production, quality and environmental health and safety.
The merger of these functional areas will help create synergies and streamline internal processes to contribute to improved customer experience.
“Eaton should be our customer’s preferred choice and I want them to be enthusiastic to do business with us,” says Mucaku. “Local capabilities and content are our major growth streams, and as an Original Equipment Manufacturer with strong local presence and global support, we have a competitive advantage in the market."
“I’m looking forward to the challenges of my new role and being part of the company’s plans to grow the Eaton brand on the African continent,” he says.
Arlind Mucaku holds a degree in Economics- Logistics & E-Business from the University of Applied Sciences in Koblenz, Germany and is currently working on completing his MBA degree.
He has completed his green belt six sigma certification and is fluent in German, English and has full professional proficiency in Albanian, Italian and basic Spanish.
Eaton is a power management company with 2018 sales of $21.6 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 100,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit Eaton.com.
About Eaton in Africa
Eaton has been in Africa since 1927 with offices in South Africa, Kenya, Ivory Coast, Morocco and Nigeria, with 200k ft² of manufacturing space located in South Africa and Morocco. A certified BBBEE Level 1 contributor in South Africa, Eaton offers a broad portfolio supplemented by “made for Africa” products and solutions. Eaton has over 700 employees and numerous distributors across the region, allowing us the opportunity to help our customers grow and provide sustainable economic benefits to the communities in which we operate.