Job Description

Eaton’s Lightning division is currently seeking for a Planner to join our team. This position is based at our Monterrey facility.


The Planner is responsible for coordinating the material supply to the product line cell assigned by the elaboration of a master production schedule. To make sure the correct raw materials get supplied on time for production in order to meet customer requirements.


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:

  • Daily dating to confirm new orders, based on component delivery and capacity availability, make sure no have orders greater than 1 working day.
  • Align orders to meet daily sales target.
  • Prepare daily production plan with detail production order information to support service metrics with daily sales target, if any special delivery orders request as delivery groups or ship complete notify the production orders related, make sure all the production orders are shippable. 
  • To Chair daily production meetings (GEMBAS) for assigned product lines. To keep track, analyze and report performance of assigned production cell (product lines) in regards of on time delivery, sales execution, capacity planning. In cases where any of these metrics does not show a positive trend, the Planner must report status of contingency plans and corrective actions.
  • Prepare weekly capacity meeting to support service metrics combined with daily sales target
  • Publish schedule attainment and drive to meet 100% with root causes
  • Reschedule all the past due production orders to the new commit schedule finish date
  • Detect production order with a sales order shipping block, maintain and eliminate blocked orders inventory. 
  • Follow up to assure production completion to service orders Commit, OPGI, DRP Ship date.
  • Prepare weekly 3UP file with orders misses and pareto, update root causes and corrective actions to improve metric.
  • Daily maintenance to SAP production orders based on the exception list messages, reschedule, cancel and follow up.
  • Meet target time responses to Siebels cases Customer 360 Enterprise based on current target levels.
  • To work with production, engineering and quality in order to schedule customer rework, RMA
  • Meet target time responses to Siebels cases Customer 360 Enterprise based on current target levels.
  • To work with production, engineering and quality in order to schedule customer rework, RMA.
  • To attend and meet expected results of any training and cross-training scheduled.

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


Eaton has announced its intent to spinoff its Lighting Business into publicly traded company (“SpinCo”).  This transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2019 and this position is expected to remain with SpinCo.   The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Eaton’s plans, programs and practices.  The Lighting Business is in the process of developing its total rewards philosophy, strategy and structure, including the design of its benefits and annual and long-term incentive plans that will take effect when SpinCo becomes a publicly traded company. If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Lighting Business when SpinCo becomes an independent, publicly traded company, you will be eligible to participate in SpinCo’s compensation, health, welfare, and retirement benefit plans and programs and should have no expectations that SpinCo’s plans and programs will mirror or be substantially similar to Eaton’s. 


Bachelor degree (BA Business, Engineering or similar)
  • 1 to 3 years of related professional experience

  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) English language (80% minimum)

  • MRP system/work order maintenance module knowledge (SAP desired).

  • 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: EPG LD Lighting 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