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Master Scheduler/Planning Supervisor

Rumford, Rhode Island
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Aerospace Division has an opening for a Master Scheduling/Planning Supervisor. This position will be located in Rumford, RI.  

Primary Functions:

Analysis of various material inputs to maximize product planning, capacity, product completion, and delivery efficiency to support customer and site requirements. Includes the analysis of material and production trends in order to identify opportunities for improvement of costs, lead times, and optimization of inventory. Supervise site Planners and work with Planners/Operations/Procurement to improve Materials Planning metrics such as work order on time delivery, on tine to release, and on time to cycle, Aged WIP, etc. Manage site SIOP process.

Position Criteria:
  • Strong experience and knowledge of MRP/ERP concepts
  • Possesses sound knowledge and experience in successfully deploying purchasing strategies and driving cost-out
  • Ability to analyze, identify, and implement opportunities and corporate initiatives for improvement that have measurable dollar impact annually
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • SIOP – Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning
  • Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing
  • Strong analytical, financial, and strategic thinking skills.
  • Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Access, Power Point, Outlook).
  • Experience in driving aligned actions through groups that don’t directly report to them.
  • Self-motivated with the ability to simultaneously manage multiple time-sensitive tasks.
  • Must be detail-oriented and possess excellent prioritization skills. 
  • Strong communication and presentation skills.  Must be able to effectively interact with all levels of staff.
  • Thorough understanding of the best practices in demand analysis, production, and inventory planning.
  • Possess strong supervisory skills. 


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required
  • Five (5) years’ experience in either scheduling, planning,  or materials management
  • Three (3) years’ experience with materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) 
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without company sponsorship.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refuge
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Supply Chain from an accredited university
  • Master’s degree in Business from an accredited university
  • APICS certification
  • Previous Supply Chain experience within an aerospace manufacturing environment
  • Strong analytical, financial, and strategic thinking skills.
  • Demonstrated success in driving results through others
  • Demonstrated skills in team development and competency excellence

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: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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 United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 046717