Eatons PQD PDI Division is currently seeking a Production Planner to join our team. This position is based at our Richmond, VA location.Position Overview:The Production Planner is responsible for developing and maintaining short and long-term plans and performing all required duties related to planning, scheduling, and expediting for specified families of product to maximize customer service, minimize inventory, and make efficient use of purchased resources. Daily work will include releasing orders for manufacture, reviewing BOMs & routings, coordinating intra-plant priorities, and coordinating with other departments. Follow standardized practices, policies, and procedures with minimal supervision, and select alternative methods where appropriate to achieve service and investment goals.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. Its where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potentialand where you can help us reach ours.In this function you will:+ Verify orders are properly scheduled in our MRP/ERP systems, resolve scheduling conflicts and maintain the data integrity of the PDI schedule.+ Provide timely communication to both internal and external customers related to order status including advance warnings of shipping delays, shipment confirmations and rescheduling notices.+ Make decisions related to production priorities and expedites based on the overall business and customer needs. You will adjust forecasted daily and weekly capacity and product mix.+ Track major project milestones and key job characteristics of released and planned releases of orders to provide accurate forecasting information.+ Create daily or weekly schedules of production lines as needed. Monitor capacity constraints or bottlenecks.+ Make recommendations regarding hourly staffing and overtime.+ Shows the highest level of responsibility and accountability for OTD. Works with Master Scheduler, Supply Chain Manager, and Production Manager to improve overall plant metrics.+ Anticipate the phasing out of discontinued products, the phasing in or new products to minimize obsolescing inventory and maintain good customer relations by scheduling the introduction of new products at the agreed upon time and have inventory available for scheduled promotions.+ Analyze and prepare reports on inventory levels and usage; recommends future inventory policies.+ Determines detailed material requirements using bills of material, prints, and computer-generated reports, as source data+ Print drawings and create job packs from ERP output for use by the floor as required. Ensure job packs are handled and released to the floor according to standard and policy.+ Maintain all planning material master data in ERP, including lot sizes, safety stocks, material replenishment types, lead times in accordance with policy and procedure.+ Report on scheduled units/dollars and actual versus quoted lead times.+ Attend daily production and other business segment meetings.When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we as individuals and as a company are stronger. QualificationsRequired (Basic) Qualifications:+ Bachelors degree from an accredited institution.+ Minimum two (2) years of experience in Materials Planning, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Operation, Engineering or combination of these functions.+ Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.Preferred qualifications:+ Bachelors degree in Business or Engineering from an accredited institution+ Minimum two (2) years of experience in Materials Planning, Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Operation within manufacturing.+ Experience with MRP/ERP systems.+ Proficiency with Microsoft applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.).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.We make what matters work. Everywhere you lookfrom the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every dayyoull find one thing in common. It all relies on power. Thats why Eaton is dedicated to improving peoples 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. Were ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and were 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 / LogisticsRegion: North America US/Puerto RicoOrganization: PQD PDIJob Level: Individual ContributorSchedule: Full-timeIs remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: NoDoes this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within hiring country onlyTravel: NoEaton 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.