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Sr Materials Planner

San Luis Potosi, Mexico
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Truck division is currently seeking a Sr Materials Planner to join our team. This position is based at our San Luis Potosí facility.

The Sr Materials Planner  is responsible to review customers’ requirements to fulfill  their purchase orders on time delivery and with quality maintaining the focus on main metrics as DOH and Inventory Value.

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.

Some activities related with the position will be:
  • Checks shortage report and assures material availability for the production schedule

  • Reviews and determines if is agreeable to take “Add in’s” for additional demand

  • Controls Inventory Value assigned each month by Division

  • Controls items to be with in min-max range

  • Control daily critical items report for the production schedule

  • Sends a daily report with the trucks needed to be imported with critical material.

  • Controls plant disruptions eliminated ( 0 cero down time)

  • Review cycle counts with  financial department  and follow through until the adjustment is done(if necessary) acknowledge if the root cause is correct or not

  • Maintains excess/obsolete material controlled.

  • Coordinate incoming material reports accurate ( in transit &  Supplier)

  • Control, review shipments ok and resolve discrepancies, over shipments and negative numbers/cost.

  • Review material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning and shop floor control

  • Lead All Deviations regarding material availability, (Quality, Logistics, Discrepancies)

  • Operate whit urgency when it’s needed to determine how the production line will be building in accordance to material availability, with out affecting customers.

  • Implements, promotes and maintains a safe work environment by implementing a culture of accidents prevention, investigation, equipment maintenance and application of rules. Identify, control and administer risk and danger in own area.

  • Promotes the company’s mission and vision by actively supporting Eaton’s ethics and values as well as quality policies.

  • Motivate employees to maintain high levels of satisfaction, productivity, and quality through effectively utilizing available rewards and recognition channels to encourage and promote desired behaviors and results.

  • ERP Champion, lead weekly meetings to keep all dials in range; Dial 7 and 8 improve them to the yellow zone.

  • Lead month end inventory value meetings, focusing on monthly DOH considering COGS forecasted for each month.

  • Keep track of HOLD sub inventories (Supplier, Mtls, Insp) assuring material does not stay longer than 5 days.


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


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree in administration or relate fields.

  • 2  years experience in  area
  • English – language capability, speaking, reading & writing required

  • Knowledge of materials planning systems.

  • Negotiations skills.

  • Solid understanding of process flows from supplier through internal consumption to delivery to external customers

  • Broad knowledge in routings, processes and bills of materials, the areas of shipping, receiving, cycle counts.

  • PC Programs (Windows, Oracle)

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: Latin America
Organization: VEH NAT North America Truck

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: 066702