Eaton Careers


Nottingham, United Kingdom
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description


The Production Planner will be responsible for creating and maintaining an effective production schedule that ensures customer requirements are met wherever possible. The Production Planner will be comfortable and capable of operating in a complex, fast pace and make-to-order manufacturing environment.

A. Create and maintain production orders in line with demand, material availability and production constraints.

B. Establish and maintain effective relationships with the company’s internal customers in accordance with the ethical code and standards of conduct maintaining the highest level of professionalism at all times

C. Create reports detailing manufacturing and capacity requirements for the plant to meet the demands of the business

D. Create and maintain purchase orders for inter-plant demands as necessary

E. Review customer amendment and expedite requests (including changes to delivery dates and order content) and co-ordinate with customer service and production to implement and communicate changes

F. Review engineering changes and take the necessary actions to communicate changes to production

G. Review material supply issues impacting the production plan. Communicate to Customer Service any impacts on customer requirements

H. Continually seek and identify areas for improvement, in line with the strategic direction of the organization with a view to improving service levels to customers

I. Maintain material master record fields appropriate to the supply chain functions

J. Ensure proper and professional commercial engagement at all times

K. Perform other specific and general duties as required and agreed





















 1 – SAP or any other major ERP system experience would be desirable

 2 – Excellent organizational and administration skills are essential

 3 – Competent with Microsoft Office Package (Excel, Word, Outlook)

 4 – Engineering background would be an advantage (Mechanical / Electrical)

 5 – Minimum of 2 years planning experience in a make-to-order manufacturing environment


 1 – The ability to communicate at all levels internally and externally

 2 – A flexible and Pro-Active approach to Daily Tasks

 3 – The ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

 4 – The ability to work on own initiative and be able to work as part of a team

           5 – The ability to multi task and prioritize workload accordingly

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s 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. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re 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 / Logistics

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: EPG CHD HAC Hazardous Area Communications

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: 045060