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Supply Chain Assistant

Hayward, California
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton in Hayward, CA has an opening for Supply Chain Assistant on 1st shift
The Supply Chain Assistant performs supply chain functions related to active involvement in production planning/scheduling with the Production Manager. Ordering/expediting the material required to meet the production schedule and manage the inventory to meet the plant’s financial objectives.
Essential Functions Include:
  • Enter material orders into the Vista system, AS400, and Manage orders daily to ensure end product is built, shipped and meets the customer’s expectations
  • Complete the invoicing for all orders shipping on a daily basis
  • Manage Days on Hand (DOH) in a way that supports profit plan goals by analyzing inventory levels on a regular basis and taking action on lessons learned.
  • Examine open purchase orders daily through various systems and proactively resolve all related issues to ensure timely receipt of the materials required to meet the production schedule
  • Responsible for processing all interunit orders on a daily basis
  • Build and maintain a strong professional and productive relationship with all suppliers and carriers.  Proactively work with them as needed to maintain service levels that meet our customer’s needs and are in line with our profit objectives.
  • Responsible for the coordination of payables as needed for the location (Markview processing to include requestor, coding and tax review).  Manage returns and handle internal warranty issues from internal and external suppliers.
  • Responsible for daily inventory efforts, including adjustments, stock checks, Kanban changes and performing Kanban charge-outs for internal/external vendors.  Lead inventory efforts (with support from CMSC Supply Chain Manager) for the location; this includes facilitating meetings, distribution of inventory day forms and materials, ensuring compliance with inventory procedures, etc.  Ensure there is a trained backup to support this function/task in your absence.
  • Process return of non-conforming and excess material in a timely manner
  • Scrap obsolete items after receiving credit and authorization from Finance.  Suggest and implement ideas to reduce scrap.
  • Responsible for the ordering of office supplies for the front office, as well as supplies and equipment for the shop floor (with Production Manager approval)
  • Participate on local site teams as necessary to improve our operation
  • Actively support safety initiatives in order to make our site a safer place to work
  • Maintain strong relationship with shipping/receiving departments to ensure On-time performance of assembly production/shipment 


Basic Qualifications:
•High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent required from an accredited institution
•Minimum of 2 years’ experience in either a customer service or administrative role required
•Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and typing ability
•Ability to work in the US without sponsorship
•No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of the work location in order to be considered.
Position Criteria:
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
•Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
Preferred Qualifications:
•Minimum 1 year of experience using ERP/MRP systems, preferably Oracle, AS400, MAPICS and Vista
•Associates or bachelor’s degree from an accredited supply chain/operations institution: 
•Experience working in a manufacturing environment (Shipping/Receiving, Inventory  & Production)
•Functional/operational knowledge of Kanban systems

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: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

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: 050993