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Supply Chain Assistant (Dallas Satellite)

Grapevine, Texas
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton is seeking a Supply Chain Assistant for its Panelboard / Switchboard Satellite Operation.  

The Supply Chain Assistant will be located in Grapevine, TX.




Position Overview:

The Supply Chain Assistant performs supply chain functions (purchasing, inventory management, logistics planning) to support satellite facility goals of excellent satisfaction, operational excellence, and profitability.


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.  LI-JS1 


Essential Functions:


In this role, you will:


  • Manage inventory stock levels or Days on Hand (DOH) through continuous improvement, analysis and effective planning with the satellite operations and engineering functions.

  • Proactively work with suppliers and carriers by building productive relationships to maintain service levels that meet satellite end-customer needs. Where possible, negotiate supplier service, price and delivery to maximize outcomes for Eaton.

  • Examine open purchase orders daily and proactively resolve all related issues to ensure timely receipt of the materials required to meet the production schedule.

  • Enter material orders, invoices, and interunit orders into the Vista system, AS400, and Manage orders daily to ensure end product is built, shipped and meets the customer’s expectations

  • Coordinate and analyze daily inventory efforts including adjustments, stock checks, Kanban changes and performing Kanban charge-outs for internal/external vendors.  Lead inventory efforts for the location; this includes facilitating meetings, distribution of inventory day forms and materials, and ensuring compliance with inventory procedures.

  • Complete Excess / Obsolete process for the satellite facility with the finance team and satellite manager

  • Other duties as assigned


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


Basic Qualifications:

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within a 50 mile radius of the Grapevine, TX facility will be considered.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.
  • Minimum of 2 years’ experience in either a customer service or administrative role required
  • Minimum 1 year of experience using ERP/MRP systems, preferably Oracle, AS400, MAPICS and Vista


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Associates or bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution in business administration, supply chain management, engineering or other technical field.
  • 3-5 Years’ experience working in a manufacturing environment (Shipping/Receiving, Inventory  & Production)
  • Functional/operational knowledge of Kanban systems
  • Minimum 1 year of experience using ERP/MRP systems, preferably Oracle, AS400, MAPICS and Vista


Position Criteria:

  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Strong interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Must be able to work in collaborative, team based environment
  • Must be able to prioritize competing goals and interests
  • Must be able to perform analysis and problem solving to determine the best path forward
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and typing ability

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: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 063659