Eaton Corporation Supply Chain Supervisor in Pewaukee, Wisconsin

Eaton’s Electrical division is currently seeking a Supply Chain Supervisor to join our team. This position is based at our Pewaukee, WI facility.

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This position will be an integral member of the Power Systems Division Materials organization, with responsibilities aimed at the order fulfillment of both Stock and Non-stock Finished Goods from a Central Distribution facility. This role will trigger optimized replenishment supply plans to achieve overall customer fulfillment for Line Installation Protective Equipment (LIPE) products.

The responsibilities will require coordination across all LIPE production locations including stocking levels, replenishment strategies and allocations (when necessary). The role will require interaction and input from the Sales/Marketing, Manufacturing & Logistic teams to facilitate the execution of the strategic demand plans, of which the primary output will be to give direction to operations through the SIOP process. With introduction of the Flex Center (2019), this individual will also ensure kit packaging to support customer requirements. The position shall also serve as a resource to Power Systems Division Supply Chain Management team to align with strategic direction for the overall Materials Management activities.

Essential Functions:

  • Plan, schedule, and own the fulfillment of LIPE distribution center Product Lines through an adequate supply chain of materials required for the completion of forecasted and customer requirements.

  • Perform stock/non-stock analysis and maintain optimal planning parameters for all products moving through the distribution center(s) using SAP supplied tools.

  • Convert demand to supply in SIOP process including mix changes, stocking plans, and share/loss gains within raw material planning and finished good strategy

  • Take actions to close forecast gaps, work with operations and marketing to ensure sales forecast is attained on monthly/quarterly/yearly basis

  • Own published lead times with marketing and drive to attain market expected lead time across products by leveraging stock position and planning materials

  • Drive product lines to on time performance goals and implement strategy changes to meet expectations

  • Maximize the value of each release consistent with replenishment strategies to achieve a balance between lot size, lead time, delivery priority, cost and inventory management.

  • Analyze inventory levels (range of coverage) and drive actions to advance, delay or cancel previously scheduled materials and strive to control inventory levels while supporting customer requirements – balance MRP Monitor service level with need for stock build to support plant manpower requirements / training (level load concept)

  • Research and determine alternatives when schedule changes or delays are identified to maintain strategic service levels and meet customer satisfaction goals

  • Maintain weekly ship status reporting and analysis of reasons for late shipments

  • Ensure Revised Goods Issues Dates (RGID) are communicated to customers within Supply Chain goals, focusing on minimizing the number of multiple RGID’s

  • Participate in cost reduction activities as required, specifically working capital management actions.

  • Operate within SAP and business operating systems.

  • Coordinate storm stock response for LIPE product

  • Lead in annual physical inventory for the designated area / identify gaps / drive corrective action

  • Ensure weekly cycle counting is performed in compliance with Eaton policy

  • Perform ad-hoc analysis as assigned.

Qualifications

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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 5 years of experience in Manufacturing and/or Operations

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in Supply Chain: Material Planning, Master Scheduling, Materials Analysis

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in a supervisory role

  • Customer Service experience in a manufacturing setting

  • Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficiency in SAP ECC/MRP planning and/or Purchasing

  • Knowledge of SIOP and Finished Goods Forecasting for distributed products

  • Customer Service in the Electrical Consumer, Industrial, or Utility segments

APICS CSCP or CPIM Certification

  • Bi-lingual – Fluent in English & Spanish

  • Excellent communications skills with internal and external customers.

Demonstrated knowledge of supply chain and purchasing requirements.

Prior knowledge with Inventory or manufacturing operations optimization

  • Proven ethics, values and the ability to influence others’ decision making

  • Proven ability to manage in complex environment(s)

  • Ability to interface at all levels within the organization

  • Ability to get results, self-starter and good decision making skills

  • Ability to analyze, identify and implement opportunities for improvement that have measurable impact

  • Knowledge of institutional problem solving tools/processes such as cycle time reduction and process improvement tools: Six Sigma DMAIC methodology, Kaizen, DOE, Pareto Charts, Statistical process control, Process mapping, Tree diagrams, Root cause analysis, Analytical software programs

Demonstrated success in materials, purchasing, or customer support activities.

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 CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division

Job Level: Manager

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 hiring region only

Travel: Yes, 25 % 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.