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Materials Manager - Advanced Manufacturing

Peachtree City, Georgia
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Division is currently seeking a Materials Manager – Advanced Manufacturing to join our team. This position is based at our Peachtree City, GA location.

Purpose of Role:


Responsible for the continued development, improvement and implementation of materials management process for the Advance Manufacturing Pilot Production facility within the Lighting Division, PTC.  This includes responsibility for procurement strategy, procurement execution, production planning and material flow throughout the facility from receiving of raw materials to shipment of finished goods, including inventory management and accuracy.


Responsibilities include:

        Overall responsibility for the development and implementation of materials management processes across the Advanced Manufacturing Pilot PTC Lighting facility. 

        Develop and Implement a sustainable roadmap for improvement and standardization of Material Master Data and Replenishment Strategies used to govern the Materials function in support of NPI ProLaunch Programs- Product Conception through Transfer to Core Plant.

        Develop Standard Work to direct the daily activities of the Materials Management personnel.

        Responsible for the accuracy of the material master data to include lead times and other key data elements necessary to effectively execute MRP.

        Implement defined replenishment strategies within the ERP system to enable optimal execution of MRP and tactical procurement leveraging the full benefits of the ERP system.

        Lead the supplier development activities for the facility to include supplier on-time delivery performance improvement and cost roadmap development.

        Responsible for translating the S&OP Demand Plan for the facility into a Supply Plan that includes the development of a facility level capacity plan and specific forecasts for key suppliers.

        Responsible for analyzing data and using data to develop specific action plans to improve on-time delivery performance and inventory turns for the facility.

        Responsible for developing a production plan to optimize on-time delivery and cost productivity.

        Responsible for developing processes and controls to ensure that material movement throughout the facility (from receiving to shipping) is properly recorded resulting in strong inventory accuracy for the facility.


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Required (Basic) Qualifications:

        Degree from an accredited institution

        3 years in a Materials Management or Procurement function

        Experience operating in a major ERP platform

        Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

        Must reside within 50 miles commuting distance of Peachtree City, GA Eaton location


Preferred Qualifications: (Not required to be qualified for the role)

        Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution, emphasis in Supply Chain/Materials or Engineering

        3 years of experience as a Materials Manager

        SAP Procurement and Materials Management Experience

        Lean/six sigma certification


Position Success Criteria:

        Organizational skills and ability to prioritize daily requirements

        Understanding MRP and Production Planning

        Quality oriented

        Ability to work proactively as a member of a team

        Proficiency in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel

        Project management skills



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 LD Lighting Division

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: 056573