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Material Planner

Budapest, Hungary
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

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Our Business Service Center site employs around 600 people.  Eaton’s EMEA BSC was established in 2015. Our mission is to provide high value and services to support internal and external customers across Eaton’s Electrical, Hydraulics, and corporate functions in EMEA.


Come and join our young, ambitious and friendly international Electrical Material Planning team with diverse skill set and memberes across Hungary, India, UK, Czech Republic. Our team is looking to be center of excellence in Material Planning in EMEA region. 

As a Material Planner, you will manage value stream from supplier to distribution centre, will be responsible for material availability and electrical finish goods inventory management. Maintains system inventory records and enters transactions. Achieve customer satisfaction through effective planning. You will reporting directly to the Site Material Planner Team Leader.


 What you will do:

  • Manage flow of Finish Goods between Suppliers/Factories and Distribution Center
  • Ensure demand for materials is met and deliveries made on time
  • Utilize SAP Requirements Planning (MRP) module
  • Develop and maintain good relationships with suppliers
  • Manage inquiries from customer service
  • Communicate to customer service in case there are changes to the supply plan that affect promised sales order dates
  • Make decision regarding MTS orders
  • Ensure that planning data (policies and parameters) on the ERP system are accurate and continuously adapted to current scenarios
  • Investigate and solve reasons of Blocked Invoices
  • Provide Forecast to Vendors
  • Track and take continuous improvement actions for Material Planning KPI - On-time Delivery (OTD); Stock fill rate (SFR)
  • Understand and managing risks to minimize impact on planning KPI
  • Take follow up actions in relation to material shortages that affect planning KPI
  • Organize delivery from Suppliers to Distribution Center
  • Be part of challenging projects and stakeholder of several improvements
  • Collaborate with Internal and External stakeholders to forecast, plan and facilitate on-time materials to the Distribution Center


We are looking for a team member who is/has:

  • Fluency in English (both written and spoken)
  • Confident user of SAP and MS Office
  • Min. 2 years` experience in planning/sourcing/logistics area
  • Open and proactive
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Willing to take ownership

What`s in it for you:

  • Being part of a supportive and motivated team of talents: real team spirit, good atmosphere
  • Excellent and ergonomic working environment
  • Easy accessibility by public transport
  • IT equipments - Strong laptop, widescreen monitors
  • Great career opportunity in fast growing organization
  • Company events, trainings, team buildings
  • Learning & Development  - We invest in our employees for the long term – not just with salary and benefits, but with ongoing learning and development opportunities made available through Eaton University
  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Ability to work from home (1 day per week)

Candidate applying to the vacancy will be subject of the background screening and to ability testing as part of the recruitment process.


Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: Europe, Middle East, Africa
Organization: Corporate Sector

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: No

Requisition ID: 069954