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Analyst Production Planning

Schrems, Austria
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

ES EMEA Power Distribution Division (PDD) Schrems Plant has an opening for an Analyst Production Planning, located in Schrems, Austria.


Primary Function:


The primary function of this position is to ensure a smooth and economical production process with the given and (largely) unchangeable capacities.


Essential Functions:

  • Creates the supply plan for key components
  • Plans production orders for machines or groups of machines
  • Balances available capacity with material demand
  • Plans and controls inventory and reduces Excess & Obsolete (E&O) inventory
  • Checks open orders, demand and incoming orders to ensure the material availability
  • Plans the ramp up and ramp down of material needs during technical changes
  • Escalates issues in the material flow in time to avoid bottlenecks
  • Optimizes the material flow internally as well as within the PDD network
  • Comunicates changes in the material flow to the counterparts within PDD
  • Optimizes batch sizes and Minimum Order Quantity (MOQs)
  • Makes analyzis and optimizes the parameters in the SAP ERP system
  • Verifies and releases Plan to Produce (PTP) processes in the SAP ERP system
  • Checks the SAP roles and users authorizations for PTP
  • Provide support in problem solving in SAP and communicates with IT support
  • Engages in projects for continuous improvement
  • Calculates economical batch sizes using a standardized formula to gain inventory reduction and cost out
  • Controls reorder points and safety stocks in SAP to achieve the inventory target (WIP 4060 TEUR)
  • Checks all incoming orders and requisitions and confirms them in order to achieve the On Time to Request (OTTR) target 95 %
  • Performs the yearly regression tests in SAP ERP system
  • Creates the Material Requirement Planning (MRP) views and work scheduling view in SAP for new materials


  • Completed technical or commercial education (HTL, HAK, apprenticeship etc.)
  • Several years of professional experience in a similar position, ideally in a manufacturing company
  • Very good German language knowledge in written and spoken form
  • Good English language knowledge in written and spoken form
  • Technical understanding
  • Profound knowledge of SAP R6.4, MS Excel and MS Access
  • Communication and organizational skills
  • Solution orientation, team skills and resilience


Depending on the qualification, we offer a compensation according to the Austrian collective bargaining agreement of the electrical and electronics industry in the respective employment group taking into account the years of service in the respective employment group. The monthly base compensation in accordance with the collective bargaining agreement for this position is € 2.100,-- gross, willingness to overpay depending on the relevant professional experience and qualification.

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: PDCD Power Distribution Components Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 043479