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Supervisor, Central Planning Team

Eden Prairie, Minnesota
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulics Group is currently seeking a Central Planning Team Supervisor. The Central Planning Team Supervisor will be based out of our Eden Prairie, MN facility.

Position Overview:

The Supervisor of Materials Planning has direct responsibility for material delivery to all Eaton Hydraulic Power Motion & Controls sites.  The supervisor is responsible for a team of materials planners that will be located in Eden Prairie, MN who are the primary single point contact for all Eaton Hydraulics Suppliers and the materials teams at the Eaton Operations facilities.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Establish strong working relationships with Materials Planning and Customer Service teams to ensure that there is a good understanding of customer requirements and changing demand conditions.
  • Introduce and manage Material Replenishment procedures to ensure processes are in place and that supply meets demand while optimizing inventory levels. This includes the management of suppliers Planners.
  • Establish processes to deliver the systems required to facilitate MRP, Production Scheduling Control, Inventory Management, and logistics processes.
  • Ensure purchase of all raw materials it’s in accordance to Min Max levels  that support plant production schedule.
  • Be directly responsible for initiative deployment and successful execution of the following across the Business: Inventory reduction, Supplier on-time delivery, Supplier management, scheduling, and inventory control.
  • Support Account payable process (AP12/AP13)
  • Establish strong working relationships with  Production Scheduling and Customer Service teams to ensure that there is a good understanding of customer requirements and changing demand conditions.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in one or more (or combination of) the following functional areas: Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Materials Management, or Logistics. 
  • Minimum 3 years of experience in a supervisory role.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • APICS CPIM certification
  • Minimum of 3 year of Manufacturing/plant experience
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience working with consumption based replenishment; Min-max, Kanban, etc.
  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with MRP master data management

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: HYD Hydraulics Group

Job Level: Manager
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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 041149