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Senior Supply Chain and Planning Analyst

Perth, Canada
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is currently seeking a Senior Supply Chain and Planning Analyst to join our team. 

This position is based at our Perth, Canada Location.


This position is responsible for leading critical Supply Chain teams in Eaton Electrical Sector, Canada manufacturing facilities, distribution centers and business unit headquarters. The incumbent will also support the Supply Chain Manager, Plant Manager, Materials Manager and Transportation Manager to drive inventory reduction, freight reduction and increase material velocity to positively impact performance. They will also strategize process improvements to yield savings in materials cost, while reducing cycle time and improving quality and delivery. The incumbent will act as the Oracle subject matter expert (SME) for the planning team across Canada, and support the deployment of MMA, and Lean activities.


Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

  • You will explain information to peers to influence and/or persuade to improve performance

  • There is no supervision in this role, however, you will provide incidental guidance and training to staff in Supply Chain and operations

  • You will optimize inventory, freight, material flow and Kanban utilization.

  • You will understand and support the requirements of various customer channels (e.g. retail, OEM, distributor, international, inter-unit, etc.)

  • You will collect and incorporate customer forecasts and historical demand information into forecasting database to be used as input into SIOP

  • You will provide Oracle training and support across all locations to standardize and achieve best practices to achieve optimal results from MRP planning

  • You will support Supply Chain leadership team in on-going materials management functions

  • You will support manufacturing plant, materials, logistics and purchasing in Supply Chain initiatives

  • You will lead Supply Chain and Operational Excellence projects at manufacturing facilities, distribution centers and headquarters operations in support of SCOE initiatives

  • You will drive inventory reduction and inventory turn improvement projects through analytic programs

  • You will support Lean implementation and integration projects related to Supply Chain

  • You will analyze data, including enterprise requirement planning information, and prepare reports as needed for execution and recommended actions in order to optimize plant operations

  • You will support cost-out initiatives at various operations

  • You will support other Supply Chain materials functions as identified

  • You will perform audits of Global Vista product registration and maintenance to ensure alignment with Oracle


    When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


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Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor of Economics, Supply Chain, Operations, Commerce or Engineering Degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in operations, supply chain, or industrial engineering

  • Must be authorized to work in the Canada without company sponsorship

  • Strong analytical skills

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Advanced Excel experience

  • Experience with Oracle and/or SAP system


    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a Technical Discipline from an accredited institution.

  • Proficiency in Oracle and Global Vista order management

  • Experience leading teams

  • APICS CPIM Certification


    Position Success Criteria:

  • Ability to work independently

  • Being self-motivated and having the ability to adapt and think innovatively

  • Need to communicate well with people across all business functions

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 – Canada
Organization: ESSG CA Canada

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: 062142