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Master Scheduler

Juarez, Mexico
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Bussmann division is currently seeking a Master Scheduler  to join our team. This position is based at our Juarez facility.

The Master Scheduler  is responsible for the procurement of raw material and components, analyzing and scheduling material requirements for assigned product lines and manages department production schedules. The incumbent interacts with Focus Factor Leaders, Purchasing Agents, Division and other plant location Master Schedulers, and other staff personnel to assure effective and timely materials planning, manpower utilization, and customer satisfaction levels. Directs a staff of Buyer/ Planner and a materials clerk.

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Some activities related with the position will be:

  • Review requisitions, purchases orders, expedite purchase orders and notifies departments of the expected delivery date and follow up on back orders, to complete master schedule

  • Search out alternate vendors or supplies to be prepared in case of material shortages and stock outages, utilizes different vendor sources to fill orders as directed.

  • Meet with vendors seeking to establish relationships with the company, review materials and determine vendor as a source.

  • Act as primary contact with sales/customer service, manufacturing, purchasing & logistics to determine problems and/or developing plans to achieve customer needs.

  • Plan and prepare master schedules for production. Identify material requirements, number of pieces, release dates, shipping dates, availability of production equipment, etc. Advises appropriate parties in the plant and sales/customer services offices by e-mail of schedule changes.

  • Plan, organize, and schedule machine run time in accordance with predetermined time standards, machine capacities, tooling, and other related factors, to obtain the standard hours budgeted by focus factory.

  • To be responsible for the achievement of plant and functional objectives and strategic planning for the Material Management function.

  • To lead the plant Materials Planning and Dispatch teams with responsibility for team development and people management, thereby enhancing departmental performance and building organizational capability.

  • Responsible for the master production schedule, the scheduling of manufacturing and the external supply base

  • Responsible for the management and improvement of the MRP processes and procedures

  • Responsible for Supplier on time delivery performance in order to achieve business requirements

  • Works closely with the Customer Services function to optimize customer service and packaging / logistics cost-out opportunities

  • Manage inventory (DOH) to meet business requirements

  • 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.

  • Provide direct supervision of purchasing, production scheduling, and logistics personnel. Participate in decisions involving hiring, wage/salary administration, performance evaluations, and other personnel related activities.

  • Provide coaching, motivation, and counseling to employees to encourage optimum performance and continued skill development. Effectively plan and manage the organization and utilization of people, technology, and materials to achieve continuous improvement in departmental performance.

  • Drives SIOP discipline in mastering customer demand signals and forecasting with respect to capacity and manning plans into tangible site production plans and/or master production schedules.

  • Assists with profit plan forecasting for following year and drives achievement during current year.

  • Responsible for material planning with the objectives of maximizing on time delivery, optimizing production, cost and inventory levels.

  • Analyses and maintains material classification and master data parameters both raw and finished goods, and where appropriate calculates and implements correct parameters to ensure targets are met, including safety stock levels, lead time etc. achieving item master accuracy.


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Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree
  • Minimum 5 year or experience in material planning maquiladora environment.
  • Working knowledge of MRP systems, AS400,
  • Knowledge of just in time concepts
  • SAP experience
  • Excellent negotiation skills
  • Solid ability to build lasting relationships with vendors and suppliers.
  • Ability to analyze and organize facts to effectively give project status reports.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Lean manufacturing certification.
  • Six sigma certification

Position Success Criteria :

  • Excellent organizational skills for managing large volumes of components part numbers.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and be able to work effectively with diverse and cross-functional groups
  • Problem resolution, Work under pressure and sense of urgency
  • Excellent attention to administrative detail to include timely analysis, follow through, and final resolution
  • Self-Driven
  • Follow up skills

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Latin America
Organization: EPG CPD UL Bussmann

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: 063318