Eaton Corporation Planner in Jackson, Michigan

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Analyzes material requirements; plans and initiates schedules to support customer production & new program development schedules and plans; manages shop floor scheduling; levels loads orders based on capacity in the cell.

  • Manages work orders to ensure manufacturing has necessary work at all times, communicates on overtime requirements.

  • Expedites orders for customers where possible; expedites shortages with buyers; communicates updates to customer service.

  • Ensures work orders for their areas of responsibility are current, not past due, not in pick status for long periods of time.

  • Support potential miss to ensure on time completion of critical orders, be proactive.

  • For area of responsibility: manages item parameters and settings in MRP system, minimizes past due sales dollars, quality issues, resolves supplier shortages, customer on-time delivery.

  • Supports High Performance Work Teams (support two HPWT) & flexible/capable of working in different environments.

  • Supports plant continuous improvement.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor degree required from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum one year of manufacturing, supply chain, and/or production experience.

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of 50 miles of Jackson, MI will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in the development and tracking of internal metrics

  • General knowledge of ERP and procurement processes

  • Program management experience preferred

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

  • Experience leading new product development projects

  • Understanding of fluid conveyance related products, manufacturing techniques, and material science

  • Hose, tube, fitting, and coupling design experience is a plus.

  • Strong project and time management, organizational, and analytical skills.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organization, from production associates to the leadership team.

  • Knowledge of standard manufacturing process, metal forming, assembly/test in an Aerospace environment preferred

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: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

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: No

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