Eaton Corporation Demand and Supply Planner in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Eaton’s Filtration Division is seeking a Demand and Supply Planner to be based out of our Eden Prairie, MN. facility.

Eaton’s Filtration division is a leader in liquid filtration that can help companies improve product quality, increase manufacturing efficiency, protect employees and equipment, and help achieve sustainability goals. We help our customers make liquid products and processes clean and pure whether they are involved in sanitary processes like pharmaceutical, food and beverage; industrial water, petrochemicals, marine, automotive, municipal water, agriculture and construction equipment; or power generation from coal, natural gas, nuclear, hydropower and wind.

The AMER Demand & Supply Planner is accountable for coordination of centralized planning and supporting execution activities for the Filtration Division’s AMER businesses in Fitzgerald, GA, Reynosa, Mexico and Brazil. Critical processes to be managed in the role include production planning and scheduling, capacity planning, ETO project materials management, ABCQ / inventory segmentation, min-max planning, ERP Health and others.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

You will facilitate comprehensive fulfillment activities for assigned areas – oversee capacity planning, scheduling and procurement activities across assigned areas; serve as the liaison between inside sales and local units; make the right decisions on production priorities and expedites based on the overall needs of the business; develop efficient methods of communication on production and shipping schedules.

You will champion materials management activities supporting the region’s engineer-to-order (ETO) projects including, but not limited to, participating and representing the materials function in ongoing project meetings, defining supporting production and capacity plans needed to meet project timelines, defining material requirements, and procurement plans and partnering with sites and suppliers on efficiently resolving conflicting priorities and delays.

You will manage ABCQ, PFEP, min/max levels and lead time alignments for the Fitzgerald, Brazil and Reynosa operations; ensure that all of these support flawless execution in our scheduling and order fulfillment activities at the local level in support of our ongoing customer commitments.

You will own overall ERP Health for assigned areas; be responsible for monitoring and maintaining accuracy of critical system parameters and protecting integrity of execution activities driven by the ERP; work with local units to analyze and monitor the MRP forecast for his / her items to ensure accuracy for proper planning by suppliers and plant planning / scheduling personnel.

You will support deployment of materials improvement initiatives in assigned areas in collaboration with division materials leadership, including development and facilitation of the Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning (SIOP) process.

You will oversee vendor management for key Fitzgerald and Vickers business suppliers; monitor supplier performance and support strategic procurement team on ongoing cost-out and other strategic initiatives; work in-synergy with NAFTA Procure-to-Pay & Process Support Analyst on supporting P2P activities.

You will provide ongoing support to AMER Procure-to-Pay & Process Support Analyst; ensures synergy of tactical / execution elements of P2P analyst align to planning and business needs.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

We are 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.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain management, business or operations

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a similar role

  • Experience in use of MS Office applications, including Outlook, Excel and Word

  • Ability to work in the US without sponsorship

Preferred Requirements:

  • APICS CPIM certification

  • Prior experience with MFGPro

  • Prior manufacturing / plant experience

  • Prior direct experience in SIOP and plant scheduling process

  • Demonstrated understanding of tangent processes impacting the responsibilities of this role: SIOP, inventory management, scheduling, capacity planning, & materials replenishment

  • Fluency in Spanish

Position Criteria:

  • Strong analytical skills; ability to mine data to draw meaningful conclusions and guidance for decision-making

  • Collaborative, team-oriented attitude geared towards supporting Eaton’s “The Power of One” culture

  • Communication and presentation skills – both verbal and written with the ability to make necessary status updates and report-outs to division management

  • Demonstrating of effectiveness in teamwork; ability to work in and with teams of varying functions

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: HYD Hydraulics Group

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

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.