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Material Planner

Rumford, Rhode Island
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Responsible for the materials planning, scheduling and ordering activities associated with the delivery of specific customer products. Plans and coordinates receipt and inventory of material to

ensure on-time delivery of customer orders while maintaining assigned inventory levels. Utilize various business systems, a variety of reports and other related tools to ensure timely and

economical completion of customer requirements.


Essential Functions

  • Balances current and future demand requirements with manufacturing and supplier
  • capabilities/capacities to ensure completion of customer requirements.
  • Initiates required documentation and/or system transactions to allocate, purchase, internally
  • manufacture or reschedule material as required.
    Expedites material, where required to meet shortfall between current plan and customer order requirements.
    Analyzes data, including enterprise requirements planning information and prepares reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure optimal supply chain execution
  • Maintains planning parameters in order execution systems (such as MFGPro) to ensure proper order generation
  • Supports cost reduction projects and improvement initiatives to achieve overall business objectives


Basic Qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university is required.

No relocation is offered for this position.  Only candidates residing within 50 miles of East Providence will be considered for the position.

Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States 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 Refugee.


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 communications skills.

SIOP – Sales, Inventory, and Operations Planning

Knowledge of lean manufacturing.

Knowledge of MS Office applications


Preferred Qualifications:


Bachelor’s degree in Business or Supply Chain

APICS  CPIM certification

Previous Supply chain experience in a manufacturing environment.

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: 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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 049668