Eaton Corporation SIOP Analyst in Hungary

To lead the consensus demand planning process for a defined range of countries within our EMEA Electrical business, managing the statistical forecast using specialized demand planning software and working with our commercial teams to improve the forecast using market intelligence.

To act as one of several subject matter experts in SIOP and Demand Planning within the region, providing support to the wider demand planning community to help improve our forecast accuracy and process effectiveness.

To assist in the deployment of SIOP and Demand Planning tools to locations and businesses inside EMEA not currently engaged with the process.

To provide a link between Demand Planning and the Supply Chain community to ensure the forecast is cascaded effectively through our manufacturing and distribution network using our ERP systems to help us achieve excellent customer service.

Essential functions:

  • Leads small-size projects for SIOP initiatives in Sales Countries in the EMEA region

  • Collaborates with Supply Chain Coordinators to ensure outputs of Sales Demand Reviews are considered into Supply Planning Reviews per product line, including analysis and recommendations concerning material replenishment strategies across multiple ERP systems.

  • Acts as the operational owner of the SIOP process in defined countries: generates statistical forecast and works with sales and product line specialists in selected countries to analyse and improve it, adding market intelligence and documenting assumptions to be presented in the monthly Demand Review meeting.

  • Provides implementation support and coaching in defined countries: prepares and assists transition of data analysis for Demand Reviews for all data attributes required in partnership with Sales Demand Owners and Coordinators.

  • Validates and promotes data quality in complex data set of sales by customer, by country, by product

  • Provides report out on exceptions on potential sales trends up or down, enabling business visibility

  • Recommends actions for Sales based on investigations/root-cause analysis of exceptions and provides those as inputs to Supply Chain Coordinators to ensure Supply Planning alignment.

  • Monitors standard processes and KPIs are deployed, being measured and reaching defined targets to sustain a regular Forecast process and benefits for all product lines, including feedback and corrective action as needed per Sales Country

  • Provides training and coaching to stakeholders and peers on overall process steps and tools.


  • Experience in Demand Planning is required, ideally in a high SKU count environment.

  • Advanced MS Excel skills are essential

  • Experience of using statistical forecasting software (ideally Demantra) is highly desirable

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) are vital as the role needs to liaise with, and influence, colleagues in different functions across the region, as well as work in project teams remotely via phone and web conference.

  • Ability to analyse and interpret trends in complex, large data sets is essential

  • Knowledge and experience of applying supply chain and material management principles is highly desirable

  • Experience with ERP systems (ideally SAP and/or Oracle) is highly desirable

  • Regional EMEA business experience is highly desirable

  • Knowledge of Electrical products data including product configuration is desirable

  • Bachelor Degree in Electrical Engineering, Business Administration or Supply Chain is desirable

  • Fluency in multiple European languages is not required but is advantageous

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa

Organization: Corporate Sector

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?: No

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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