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Material Planner (Fixed Term Contract- 6 month)

Budapest, Hungary
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

The main function of the Material Planner is the planning and managing of finished goods within the distribution channel of (Eaton Electrical Division EMEA) with the aim of a high availability, taking into account economic considerations.
The duties of the Material Planner is to monitor, supervise and coordinate the procurement, delivery needs as well as the management of stock parameters according to replenishment strategy and material planning specific item master data dedicated to her/his suppliers and items.
Secondary duties are also  support manage internal invoices of sales orders for which Brno Distribution Centre acts as supplier.
  • Make sure purchase orders / stock transfer orders of MTO/MTS items are correctly and timely processed and goods delivered in time
  • Make sure stock fill rates for MTS materials  are maintained on appropriate level
  • Make sure MTO materials stored in customer stock  are maintained on appropriate level and
    not exceeding inventory value above target (cooperating with Order Management dpt.)
  • Constant monitoring and adjusting the planning parameters to the current situation with regards to assigned goals and KPI
  • Effective management, evaluation and continuous development of MTS/MTO supply
  • Take measures to prevent / reduce material shortages
  • Checks undelivered order items (works with relevant Order Management report)
  • Creates returns, requisitions for delivery notes and credit notes
  • Performs other tasks according to company requirements and instruction of direct or functional Manager


The position requires analytical and strategic thinking skills. Material Planner should  demonstrate and understanding of both operational needs and corporate objectives. A balance must be achieved at both levels to meet customer requirements and to gain the support needed to move forward. The ability to quickly analyse operational inefficiencies and separate performance issues from subjective innuendo is essential. Base understanding of Material Planning core strategies such as ROP, Kanban or FC driven replenishment, trade management requirements.
  • Preferred a professional education in industrial business management or similar to this
  • MRP / ERP experience (SAP user experience highly preferred)
  • Experience in materials planning
  • Analytical skills
  • High team spirit
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Fluent English knowledge, German language knowledge is a plus
  • High level of motivation
  • Minimum of 1 years’ of professional experience


Applicants to this vacancy will be subject to ability testing, as part of the recruitment process.nce in a similar role

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector

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: 062451