Eaton Corporation Material Planner- 1st Shift in Greenwood, South Carolina
Eaton’s Electrical Division is seeking an Materials Planner located in Greenwood, SC.
Position Overview :
Responsible for the procurement, pull, flow, expediting of material and identification and resolution of materials issues and shortages within the plant consistent with operating objectives. Works with Buyers, Stagers, Assembly Technicians, production, and suppliers to assure the effective operation of the materials process and system.
Essential Responsibilities :
Maintain a high level of responsive to our internal and external customers
Schedule and Purchase material via MRP through MAPICS and AS400, including material purchases for Service Centers
Promote good working relationships with internal suppliers and within the plant between the SCM Organization, Manufacturing, Customer Service, Quality, and Engineering
Promote good working relationships with external suppliers
Interpret and Analyze data to make purchasing or planning decisions
Expedite materials with suppliers to improve dates to meet customer needs, via email, Vista, and phone
Acknowledge and Maintain Shortage dates
Resolve invoice holds within 30 days
Submit CIF ideas within Supply chain
Review production schedule and provide updates in production meetings
Maintain supplier promise dates in MAPICS browser for every purchase order
Maintain the Kanban system: order sizing, stock levels, part set up, part deletion
Proactively manage potential material shortages via MATSYNC (PO past dues, PO critical overdues, PO no promise dates, PO review)
Follow buyer and supervisor escalation process
Serve as backup for other planners
Champion the use and improvement material flow techniques.
Help to identify and disposition of excess or obsolete inventory while minimizing cost
Complete or coordinate the completion of kaizen action items
Conduct 5s Activities
Participate in continuous flow and standardize work events
Maintain system integrity
Other duties as assigned
Associates degree from an accredited institution
Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
Relocation is not offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate Greenwood, SC area (60 miles) will be considered for this position (with exception of internal candidates currently assigned to one of our Greenwood, SC sites)
Preferred Qualifications :
Bachelor degree in business administration or engineering.
Proficient Knowledge of MAPICS & AS400 systems: Inventory Transactions, and familiarity with purchase orders; Knowledge of MRP is a plus
Product knowledge of components used in the Greenwood facility
knowledge of computerized inventory systems gained from previous experience working in a manufacturing environment
Self-starter with strong critical thinking, problem solving, negotiation, decision making, organizational, planning,
Electronic communication skills to include usage and comprehension of basic computer skills (spreadsheet, power point and word software).
Strong math capabilities
Excellent computer skills- working knowledge of Microsoft Excel
Must understand the demand flow manufacturing process.
The position may require overtime and working some weekends
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: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div
Job Level: Entry Level
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
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