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Master Scheduler

Syracuse, New York
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton Crouse-Hinds in Syracuse, NY is looking for a Master Schedule to support our Syracuse Manufacturing Plant.


Primary Function: The Master Scheduler is responsible for improving the planning and scheduling processes of the plant including the review of internal and external supply chain constraints.   The individual assists in the implementation of the Sales, Inventory and Operational Planning (SIOP) in line with PACE and site Sieve plan to drive FERT level production plan down to the HALB level. The individual focuses on the metrics of On Time to Customer Request (OTTR) and Inventory Turns.   The incumbent may be tasked to provide assistance and support to other Crouse-Hinds plants as assigned.   The Master Scheduler monitors plant production to identify bottleneck areas and propose solutions to improve plant lead time, customer service and inventory turns.  #LI-JS1


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Essential Functions:

  • Collaborates with Sales, PLM’s, Demand Managers, Materials Management and Operations on the BU goals of inventory, days on hand, excess and obsolete reduction initiatives and customer on time delivery.
  • Works closely with plant supervisors, planners and schedulers to maintain the production plan to support SIOP and plant SCM goals.
  • Recommend use of outside capacity assistance where needed to address output constraints.
  • Facilitates cross functional activities to resolve demand and capacity imbalances before the operations are impacted and presents potential solutions during the SIOP meeting for approval
  • Ensure daily reporting and monitoring to plan of key metrics: Customer OTTR / Sales / Inventory
  • Maintains material master settings via MRP Monitor or other systems to support SIOP and business goals.  
  • Support the deployment of standard material planning & replenishment processes across the plant & supply chain to enable improved input to the SIOP process and assist planners with planning standard work, training, large projects, vacation coverage, new products launches, product revisions and other projects as assigned by the Materials Manager/Plant Manager.
  • Monitors the phasing out of discontinued products, the phasing in or new products to minimize obsolescing inventory, and maintain good customer relations by scheduling the introduction of new products at the agreed upon time, and have inventory available for scheduled promotions
  • Provides leadership in the development and implementation of more efficient processes, and new production planning techniques.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management or Business.
  • 1-2 years of experience in demand planning and forecasting.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographic area of Syracuse, NY will be considered for this position 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • CPIM Certified


Position Criteria: 

  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Strong knowledge of demand planning process
  • Experience using ERP statistical software packages
  • Knowledge of demand management/forecasting tools, forecasting processes in sales, marketing operations, finance, manufacturing and supply chain issues
  • Excellent communication and Team Building skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Extreme accuracy
  • Extensive spreadsheet analysis and strong mathematical abilities
  • Experience with ERP functionality
  • Knowledge of key inventory performance metrics, turns, margin contributions, etc.
  • Ability to lead cross-functionally.
  • Collaborative skills
  • Experience in managing end of life cycle and absolute inventory.

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: EPG CHD EP Americas

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: 067350