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Materials Analyst

Manufacturing and Production

Quality Control Analyst


El Paso, Texas, United States

Are you looking for an exciting next step in your career? How about one with meaningful work that has real impact on the planet?

Eaton is seeking a Materials Analyst at a dynamic new brownfield manufacturing site supporting the rapidly growing demand for its electrical solutions in El Paso, TX.

At Eaton, we make what matters work - creating new possibilities for energy systems to work harder and smarter. The Power Components Division strives to be the premier circuit protection, monitoring and management business. Our mission is to provide safe, reliable, and efficient solutions for our customers. We're looking for talented people like you to join our team dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable.

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:

Primary Function:

The Materials Analyst will ensure adequate materials availability & inventory levels as required by Production Plans. The Materials Analyst will be responsible for maintaining world class performance levels of Inventory Value, Days on Hand and On Time Delivery. This individual will work closely with the plant operations teams to deploy standard process and tools to optimize materials operations, manage supplier leadership discussions, escalations to buyers and Commodity Managers.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitor and control inventory levels of materials through the proper use of available tools in AS400-MAPICS system (MRP, Inventory Management, etc…) and systematic reviews to receipts & returns.
  • Monitor and track performance to metrics such as: Inventory Value, DOH, Suppliers On Time Delivery (OTD), among others
  • Lead supplier discussions to avoid disruptions into the plant.
  • Control daily critical items report for the production schedule.
  • Review Over Max inventory to look for reduction opportunities.
  • Lead material Deviations regarding material availability, (Quality, Logistics, Discrepancies)
  • Manage open Defective Materials Reports (DMRs) to suppliers ensuring resolution by determined due date.
  • Maintains excess/obsolete material controlled.
  • Request on time cycle counts in case items go below 50% min to assure production plan is covered.
  • Provide direct support to Finance Department during physical inventory process.
  • Support other areas within the organization (commodity management, quality, production, finance, customer service, engineering, etc ...) as required.
  • Support safety inspections, Gemba Walkarounds as required by MESH department.
  • Compliance to all EHS required trainings.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration,MaterialsManagement or Industrial Engineering from an accredited institution.
  • Two (2) years of experience in Materials Planning, Purchasing or Finance.
  • Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without company sponsorship now or in the future.
  • No relocation assistance will be provided for this role. Only candidates that reside within a 50-mile radius of El Paso, TX will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with AS400, MAPICS, and Oracle
  • Fully Bilingual: written and oral fluency in Spanish & English.

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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.