Job was saved successfully.
Job was removed from Saved Jobs.

Job Details

Senior Material Analyst

Manufacturing and Production

Material Planner


Jackson, Michigan, United States

Eaton’s Aerospace Division is currently seeking a Senior Material Analyst to join our team. This position is based at our Jackson, MI facility.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $80250.03 - $117700.04 a year. This position is also eligible for a variable incentive program.

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.

What you’ll do:

Position Overview:

This position will develop and manage processes required to perform all inventory functions in an efficient and accurate manner. Constantly monitor and analyze all inventory and related transactions made in the ERP system. Provide feedback and direction to material analysts, shop floor supervisors and hourly associates pertaining to processes used to perform inventory related transactions. Provide training for all inventory related transactions as required. Maintains proper queue management and product flow. Conducts/oversees auditing functions to verify correct cycle counts and maintained inventory accuracy throughout the plant. You will assess data using multiple programming tools (i.e. Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel, etc.)

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

• Assist plant management in the planning and execution of the annual Physical Inventory process.

• Perform inventory related activities and develop processes to reduce inventory and improve product flow

• Continually perform inventory aging analysis and reviews potential excess and obsolete material with the buyer and manage the disposal process. As well as ensure planning parameters are updated to prevent future excess and obsolete inventory.

• Coordinate and support daily cycle counting activities and work to quickly replenish miss transacted inventory with buyers and planners to support external customers.

• Perform inventory and ABC item stratification analysis to achieve inventory targets while meeting availability goals and monthly/yearly sales forecast.

• Coordinate documentation of new processes with systematic training incorporated to insure long term sustainable improvements.

• Develop salary and hourly Employees for better understanding of product/process flows and transactions.

• Create/implement training on inventory and shipping related procedures/processes

• Aid other key staff members and functional projects as needed.

• Understand and analyze supply chain information and develop innovative methods and procedures for corrective actions within the department and/or division.

• Collaborate with multiple departments to ensure product is being built, stocked, shipped in the most optimal / economical way possible to minimize waste in storage, minimize waste in stock handling, and waste in movement.

• Target continuous improvement opportunities to streamline the efficiency of the entire indirect manufacturing area


  • Bachelor’s degree required from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of three (3) years in manufacturing, supply chain role, 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. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

Preferred qualifications:

• Experience with MS Office, advanced user in MS Excel.

• General knowledge of ERP and procurement processes

• Process Certifications (CPIM), Lean, Six Sigma

We are 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.

Eaton considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call us at 1-[Register to View] to discuss your specific need. Only accommodation requests will be accepted by this phone number.

We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.