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Materials Planning Supervisor

Arecibo, Puerto Rico
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

The Materials Planning Supervisor is responsible for the 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 customer satisfaction.
Essential Functions
  1. Manages schedule and capacity planning for Electrical products line; maintain metrics such as OTP/Past Dues and MPS Attainment
  2. Manages reconciliation of the Arecibo hot lists (re-adjust for flips, cancels, expedites, etc.) to follow critical orders
  3. Manages the daily Arecibo production pull
  4. Participates and provide input into SIOP planning activities and monthly meetings as required
  5. Works with Sales Engineers and Supply Chain to determine expedite capabilities and coordinate with Customer Service to make schedule changes when adjustments are implemented
  6. Adjusts capacity planning/scheduling by line – daily capacity numbers, weekly buckets, mixed model, etc. as required
  7. Runs and reviews reports for Arecibo schedule units/dollars; calculate actual lead-times and manage against quoted lead-time
  8. Reviews and manages overdue items for morning production meetings, adjust capacity planning as needed to pull in overdue item
  9. Performs root cause analysis for Arecibo Service Levels and Planning Status and recommend/implement solutions to Customer Service Manager to optimize On Time Performance and manufacturing schedules
  10. Adheres to all safety rules and procedures responsible for reporting unsafe conditions to the appropriate management or EHS Manager as required
  11. Provides guidance on order scheduling to each CS Production Planner.  As a minimum guidance shall consist on daily/weekly allocation of new orders, qty breaks, balancing of product families etc.
  12. Creates a check and balance report with MPS. Ensure orders honor if capacity allows Customer required Date if within published lead time. Ensure order honor any previous Customer Requirements and/or agreements example AVL request vs promised agreement 90% synchronization as a minimum
  13. Ensures orders are acknowledging accordingly; create a check and balance process. Order with no Vista date pass 3 days or order entry must be resolved.
  14. Provides Finance with sales projection by product line and family
  15. Calibrates with Manufacturing projection of load plan
  16. Manufacturing Order Reconciliation – OEI vs Mapics
  17. Distributes load plan to engineering for capacity analysis and manning calculation
  18. Distributes aggregate load plan for SCM ; planning bill and explosion of key components
  19. Provides finance the backlog report and sales revenue report including margins by channel and by product family, ( new report)
  20. Discuss with manufacturing and engineering future capacity and constraint to adjust MPS
  21. Provides purchasing with key information, features and options etc.
  22. Provides PDOA customer with the agreed and synchronized load plan
  23. Other duties as assigned
  24. Responsibilities related to Health, Safety and Environment (EHS):
  • Attends and perform all EHS training assigned.
  • Promotes MESH processes and policies to all employees under his/her supervision.
  • Provides all resources needed to ensure that all MESH policies and procedures all performed by all personnel under his/her supervision.



• Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering, Business administration or related areas.
• Minimum of 3 years of experience in Customer Service, Scheduling, Supply Chain or Manufacturing  within manufacturing environment.
• Supervisory experience minimum of 3 years.
• Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
• Prioritizes, considers alternatives, and responds quickly and effectively to unexpected and rapidly changing conditions.
• Establish networking and interact with key persons/groups at all level of the organization (including suppliers) whose assistance, cooperation, and support may be needed.
• Manage effectively high pressure situation.
• PC literate: Microsoft Office, AS400, Vista, Mapics.
• Proficiency in speaking/ writing English and Spanish Language.

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: EPG CPD PCD Power Components Division

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?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 051815