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Material Analyst

Galesburg, Michigan
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton's Vehicle Group has an immediate opening for a Materials Analyst based in Galesburg, MI.


Position Overview

This position manages material planning activities from various outside suppliers for Vehicle Group North America Commercial Vehicle operations.  These activities include:
  • Reviewing assigned items and responding to shortages, real and potential
  • Communicating with suppliers regarding past due shipments and drop-in requirements
  • Setting up and monitoring expedited freight
  • Reviewing, updating and developing processes for the Materials Planning team
  • Managing ECR/ECO deployment actions for assigned parts and suppliers
  • Training and setting up suppliers in a vendor-managed inventory system
  • Driving cleanup up of invoice holds and ASN holds
  • Working closely with commodity teams to create and execute sourcing and ramp up/down plans

Essential Functions:                                                                                                   

  • Provide component supply status to plants,  CSR & SIOP teams in constrained part situations.
  • Coordinate constrained part deliveries and recovery plans with suppliers.
  • Execute of resourcing plans with new and incumbent suppliers.
  • Conduct regular meetings with suppliers per process to ensure delivery of constrained parts
  • Update of Priority Shortage reports status on assigned parts, communicating to plants proactively on status
  • Communicate Supplier Delivery performance to the Commodity and SDE teams for long term resolution.
  • Review and address material shortages
  • Maintain Item Master records and sourcing setups as appropriate
  • Ensure premium freight request compliance on a monthly basis
  • Expedite charter and international freight. Monitor and provide feedback to carriers and materials team while freight is in-transit.
  • Invoice holds review and cleanup for assigned suppliers
  • ASN review and cleanup
  • Resolve and eliminate aged ASN’s on a daily basis to ensure supply accuracy.
  • Resolve any ASN that is not processed due to interface issue.
  • Utilize standard ASCP tools to release purchase orders to suppliers at lead time.


Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited institution required
  • Minimum of two years of experience in plant operations, materials planning, customer service, manufacturing engineering, or supply chain required
  • Must be able to work continuously in the United States without sponsorship
  • No relocation is offered for this position. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of Galesburg, MI
Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Finance, or related technical field preferred
  • Experience in plant operations or materials planning strongly preferred
  • Understanding of Materials, item coordination, Bill of Materials, and Routings is a plus
Position Criteria
  • Position requires excellent communication and problem-solving skills, proficiency with various systems (Oracle, Cognos, Pulse/Qlickview, SharePoint, etc.), PC skills, and a high degree of product knowledge.
  • Position may require travel to Eaton plants (domestic).
  • Position requires a sense of urgency in order to respond in a timely fashion to critical customer and plant requests. 
  • This position will participate in process development and process improvement activities.

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 051200