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Master Production Planner

Manufacturing and Production

Master Scheduler


Jackson, Mississippi, United States

Eaton’s IS AER FMC division is currently seeking a Master Production Planner. This position is based at our Jackson, MS facility

The Jackson facility has approximately 500 employees and is a leader in the design, development, manufacturing and delivery of Aerospace hydraulic components, systems and services to the global aftermarket and OEM markets.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $91500.03 - $134200.04 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

Primary role of the Master Production Planner is to create/maintain a credible schedule that supports our customer requirements and site targets and is aligned to the constraints. This role is key to communicating to the business capacity needs and identifying risks to supporting the business targets of Customer On Time Delivery (OTD), Sales, Past Due, and Inventory.

What you’ll do:

  • Lead and direct the material planning team to balance the demand as driven by Material Requirements Planning (MRP), shop floor capacity and customer sales orders.
  • Perform capacity analysis to ensure proper headcount, machines, and material are available and are utilized appropriately.
  • Perform forecast analysis and updates and safety stock calculation.
  • Analyze and interpret pertinent inventory information and data to determine current production status. Work closely with production team to monitor work order progress. Anticipate future requirements and provides adjustments in scheduling as needed.
  • Drive shortage meetings with a cross functional team and expedites material where required to meet shortfall between current plan and customer order requirements.
  • Analyze data and system information to prepare reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure optimal supply chain execution.
  • Maintain planning parameters in the MRP system to ensure proper order generation.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in production planning/materials management in an industrial manufacturing environment.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within 60 miles of the Jackson, MS facility will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
  • 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.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, Supply Chain, Engineering or Operations from an accredited institution.
  • Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and active membership in American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS).
  • Strong proficiency in Microsoft Excel.
  • Experience with Kinaxis Rapid Response.

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