Eaton Corporation Senior Materials Fulfillment Analyst in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Job Description

The Hydraulics Group is currently seeking a Senior Materials Fulfillment Analyst. The Senior Materials Fulfillment Analyst will be based at our Eden Prairie, MN location.

  • Position Overview :*

The Senior Materials Fulfillment Analyst works as part of the Global Fulfillment Team. The Fulfillment team is responsible to deploy and maintain the elements of the Hydraulics Fulfillment Model: ABCQ, PFEP, Replenishment Design, Inventory Management, and Capacity Management. The Fulfillment team is the bridge between the SIOP Supply Planners and the Central Planning teams, designing efficient replenishment management systems (e.g. Min-Max) . The Fulfillment team is the bridge between the SIOP Supply Planners and the Manufacturing facilities by maintaining accurate capacity and inventory models that position the operations to run efficiently and meet customer demand. The Fulfillment teams provide a centralized service to a group of sites and/or the Central Planning Team in a Region or Business.

The primary responsibilities of the Senior Materials Fulfillment Analyst are as follows:

Deploy and maintain an accurate ABCQ Product Segmentation plan in the MRP system

Align and Maintain the MRP PFEP to link ABCQ with the Replenishment plan

Design and maintain Replenishment Management systems that ensure we have the correct amount of material to meet our Customer OTD goals and our Model Inventory targets

Create and maintain Inventory Playbooks for all sites that accurately define the Product & Process Positioning Strategy, the Demand Variability Summary, and Replenishment Design targets.

Work with the Operations to create accurate Inventory Forecasts, aligned with SIOP Demand and the replenishment Management designs.

Create and maintain Capacity Models for our sites that allow the SIOP Supply teams to assess our ability to meet customer demand and take corrective action to close gaps in a timely fashion.

The Central Planning Team and the Materials Fulfillment Analyst are responsible for the following deliverables and metrics:

ABCQ and PFEP Maintenance per policy

Customer OTD and Supplier OTD

DOH and $INV to forecast

Min-Max Process Deployment and Min-Max Range Health

Capacity Utilization

  • Essential Functions :*

  • Work with a cross-functional team to assign and maintain ABCQ Product Segmentation codes for all parent and child items in the MRP system.

  • Implement and maintain PFEP setting in the MRP system to align the Replenishment Design with the ABCQ product segmentation driven lead times.

  • Design and implement Replenishment Management systems for internal and external suppliers. This include selection of the replenishment model, calculation and revaluation of min-max, management of discrete planning parameters, MRP PFEP settings, etc.

  • Design and maintain Capacity Models that connect the SIOP demand forecast with the installed capacity in our facilities. Work with the sites to maintain the manning and shift plan to utilize the capacity to meet demand, identifying actions early to allow time to take actions in time to drive operations efficiency.

  • Create and maintain Inventory Playbooks for sites that accurately define the Product and Process Fulfillment Strategy and Replenishment Plan recommendations that align with the SKU characteristics associated with the site’s product offering.

  • Work with the operations team to create monthly inventory forecasts that are aligned with the SIOP Demand Forecast and Established replenishment designs.

  • Establish and maintain effective communication linkages with the sites that he/she serves to ensure that the site has a voice in the ABCQ/PFEP plans, replenishment design, capacity models, and inventory forecast. Work with the sites to drive execution to plan for all elements.

  • Maintain a proactive and disciplined approach to serving the sites that he/she serves, maintaining constant coverage and being responsive to all requests and needs.

Basic Qualifications (Including Educational Requirements)

Basic Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in Supply Chain or Manufacturing.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience in Materials Mgt: Material Planning, Master Scheduling, or Materials Analysis.

  • Minimum 1 year of experience working with an large scale MRP system; Oracle, SAP, MFG Pro, etc.

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship


  • Preferred Qualifications :*

  • APICS CPIM certification

  • Minimum of 1 year of Manufacturing/plant experience

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working with consumption based replenishment; Min-max, Kanban, etc.

  • Position Criteria :*

  • Understanding of the SIOP process steps: Forecast, Demand, Supply, Consensus, Executive

  • Practical understanding of SIOP driven Materials Management including forecasting, scheduling, capacity analysis and inventory management.

  • Strong analytical and cognitive skills.

  • Excellent interpersonal relationship building and team work skills.

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong project management experience

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze, interpret and document complex business processes and systems.

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel.

Eaton is a power management company with 2015 sales of $20.9 billion. Eaton provides energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton has approximately 97,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit www.eaton.com. At Eaton, we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently—if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you—then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information, visit www.eaton.com/careers. 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.

JOBCOMPANY: Eaton

JOBTITLE: Senior Materials Fulfillment Analyst

JOBLOCATION: MN-Eden Prairie

REQNUMBER: 028160

DIVISION: HYD Hydraulics Group

FUNCTION: Supply Chain / Logistics