Eaton Corporation Sr. Supply Chain Analyst - Materials in Searcy, Arkansas

Eaton Industrial Hydraulics Group within the Power Motion Controls Division is seeking a

Sr. Supply Chain Analyst. The Sr. Supply Chain Analyst will be based at our Searcy, AR facility.

Essential Responsibilities :

  • Support plant growth opportunities for new product lines and regional support.

  • Daily review and release of available work orders for all lines in area of responsibility.

  • Maintaining scheduling communication tools on the shop floor (ie: heijunka boards) and maintaining regular communication with shop floor employees and front line leaders.

  • Support achievement of on time work order performance to system lead times.

  • Maintain the order board through diligent management of item master parameters, level loading of spike demand, addressing drop in orders, completing quotes on time.

  • Providing complete and timely answers to customer service requests and update status of work orders and sales order with promise dates.

  • Working with front line leaders in area of responsibility and shop floor employees for customer expedites.

  • Protect cost savings for the corporation by following shipping and expedited freight procedures.

  • Responsible for inventory including inventory accuracy, excess/obsolescence, and annual physical inventory.

  • Reviews production schedule and work orders, establishes priorities for specific customer orders, and revises schedule according to work order specifications, established priorities, and availability or capability of workers, parts, materials, machines and equipment.

  • Co-champion for plant replenishment strategies including supplier set up, Plan for Every Part, and materials playbook documentation.

  • Maintain supplier performance metrics and utilize to drive on-going improvements in the supply chain.


Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of two years of supply chain experience.

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.

  • 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.

Position Criteria :

  • Comprehensive knowledge of work measurement, production methods, tooling, plant layout, equipment, material handling, and utilization of manpower, equipment and material.

  • Analytical ability in problem solving situations.

  • Human relations skills required for personal, phone, and written contact with vendor personnel.

  • Effective use of tact with customer service, front line leaders, managers, and assembly.

Preferred Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, supply chain or related field from an accredited institution.

  • Master’s degree in business administration or supply chain management from an accredited institution.

  • 2 years or more of supply chain or production management & planning experience.

  • Intermediate proficiency with MS Office Applications & MRP systems.

  • APICS certification.

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

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time