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Master Scheduler

Sumter, South Carolina
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton is currently seeking a Master Scheduler to join our team. This position will be based at our in Sumter, SC facility.

The Master Scheduler is responsible for planning and customer support related to all Switchboard Assembly business with a focus on our growing Data Center business segment.  The Master Scheduler will support the coordination of customer orders, manufacturing and delivery schedules, service issues and other customer concerns.  The Master Scheduler coordinates with the manufacturing, engineering, supply chain, customer service, project management and product line teams to schedule orders and provide post order support to customers. 


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.


  • You will verify orders are properly scheduled in our MRP/ERP systems, resolve scheduling conflicts and maintain the data integrity of the Switchboard Assembly master schedule.
  • You will provide timely communication to both internal and external customers related to order status including advance warnings of shipping delays, shipment confirmations and rescheduling notices.
  • You will make decisions related to production priorities and expedites based on the overall business and customer needs.  You will adjust forecasted daily and weekly capacity and product mix.  
  • You will track major project milestones and key job characteristics of released and planned releases of orders for the Data Center business segment to provide accurate forecasting information.
  • You will report on Switchboard and Panelboard orders for the Data Center business segment including scheduled units/dollars and actual versus quoted lead times.
  • You will attend daily production meeting and Data Center business segment meetings.
  • You will back up the Customer Service Manager for Switchboards.

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


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Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution. 
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in Manufacturing, Supply Chain, Engineering, Operations or a combination of those functions.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.  

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering from an accredited institution. 
  • Proficient with Excel and SharePoint. 
  • Experience with MRP/ERP systems. 
  • Experience with Eaton systems: Vista, Bid Manager, Panelboard Allocation System, Plant Order Manager, Mentor, OMS and AS400.


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
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 069021