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Supplier Planner

Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulic division is currently seeking a Supplier Planner to join our team. This position is based at our Reynosa facility.

The Production Materials Planner  is responsible for purchased components in alignment with the production plan requirements.  Utilize MRP to effectively communication schedules and purchase orders to suppliers, follow-up with suppliers daily, manage inventory levels to ensure consistent flow of materials, and provide daily updates to the production planning/master scheduling teams. Carry out all activities according to Eaton’s Ethics and Values.

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:

  1. Execute material planning to procure raw materials through a consistent process reducing variation on the supply base.

  2. Accountable for inventory performance of set of suppliers/commodities to maintain balance of on time delivery and working capital performance.

  3. Utilize MRP to the fullest extent to ensure timely and accurate communication of supplier schedules and/or discrete purchase order releases.

  4. Manage the ramp up/ramp down of new productions in conjunction with the APQP process to ensure consistency of delivery and minimization of obsolete inventories

  5. Accountable for monitoring ERP health measures to ensure the consistent use of MRP in managing suppliers and schedules.

  6. Work closely with the Hydraulics Americas Central Materials Team to drive continuous improvement and consistency in item master and standard planning processes.

  7. Minimize all inbound/outbound premium freight

  8. Complete root cause analysis on all supplier interruptions; develop robust improvement plans to ensure consistency of material flow.

  9. Support and work with other departments and/or functions to resolve materials issues.

  10. Review and adhere to establish processes.

  11. Propose continuous improvement initiatives both internal and external to the function, which drive efficient use of resources.

  12. Communicate forecast to suppliers (particularly with long lead time items) to ensure material flow in the supply chain.

  13. Follow escalation process to expedite materials and/or any other supply issue according to business needs.

  14. Participate and provide support in cost outs and continuous improvement projects.

  15. Support all activities related with accounts payable to ensure on time payment to suppliers and avoid accounts “credit hold”.

    Maintain relationships with supplier base to ensure efficient and transparent flow of two-way communication.

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:

  • Undergraduate degree required in Industrial Engineering, or Supply Chain preferred.

  • 1-3 years’ experience in materials planning/scheduling in the same industry sector

  • Familiar with forecasting tools
  • APICS CPIM certification qualification or commitment to complete equivalent.

  • Highly advanced analytical and cognitive skills.

  • Experience in MRP, MPS, Min-Max tools.
  • Experience in ERP systems
  • Bilingual English/Spanish.
  • Proficient in MS Office /Excel, able to develop spread sheets

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: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

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: 070779