Materials Analyst - Planner
Eaton Corporation - Jackson, MI

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Eaton Corporation in Jackson, MI is seeking a Planner for our Supply Chain department. The person filling the position exhibits expertise in planning practices for production and leads others to ensure customer orders are completed on time at the lowest possible cost. Manages and identifies areas for improvement in the following areas: planning/shop floor scheduling, tools, ERP SMART rules, shortage resolution, expedites, customer requests, manufacturing efficiency, and capacity management.

The essential functions of the position are:
Analyzes material requirements; plans and initiates schedules to support customer production schedule and plans; manages shop floor scheduling; levels loads orders based on capacity in the cell.

Manages work orders to ensure manufacturing has necessary work at all times, communicates on overtime requirements.

Expedites orders for customers where possible; expedites shortages with buyers; communicates updates to customer service.

Ensures work orders for their areas of responsibility are current, not past due, not in pick status for long periods of time.

Support potential miss meetings to ensure on time completion of critical orders, be proactive

For area of responsibility: manages item parameters and settings in MRP system, minimizes past due sales dollars, quality issues, resolves supplier shortages, customer on-time delivery.

Supports plant continuous improvement teams.

Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:
Bachelors degree from an accredited university.

Minimum one year of manufacturing, supply chain or production experience.

This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

This position does not provide relocation benefits. Only candidates within a fifty (50) mile recruiting radius will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:
Sound understanding of customer requirements, quality requirements, lead times.

Expert knowledge in work order mgmt, scheduling, production, capacity planning.

BOM material management, item master setup, MRP principles.

Has expert experience in demand planning and scheduling.

Possesses excellent problem-solving skills in complex and demanding situations that undergo continuous priority changes.

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Eaton is a power management company with 2013 sales of $22.0 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers...