Job Description

Eaton’s FMC Aerospace Division is currently seeking a Scheduler/Expeditor to join our team.

This position is based at our Los Angeles, CA facility.


This role reports into the supply chain organization and assists with moving production parts from the supplier through the manufacturing process to ensure delivery of the product to our customer. The Scheduler/Expeditor will work with the buyers, planners and suppliers to ensure the timely delivery of all required material.


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 work with buyers and planners to identify parts and materials that need to be expedited
  • You will travel to suppliers within the LA area to ensure production and delivery schedules are being met
  • You will coordinate the return and replacement of defective materials to the supplier and expedite material back into the manufacturing process
  • You will provide daily written and oral reports on the status of parts
  • You will proactively identify and report potential problems which will result in not meeting deadlines or which may result in potential quality problems
  • You will perform clerical duties necessary to maintain purchasing files
  • You will assist buyers and performs all other duties as assigned by the Purchasing Manager

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


We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • High School diploma from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience working in supply chain
  • Access to and use of personal vehicle to visit local suppliers within 50 mile radius of Los Angeles plant campus (mileage to be reimbursed at approved IRS rates)
  • No relocation assistance is being provided for this position.  Only candidates who currently reside within a 50 mile radius of Los Angeles, CA will be considered.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution
  • Experience with MRP systems and Program Management
  • Understanding of how to read engineering drawings highly desired
  • Understanding of machining / special processing processes and machining experience highly desired
  • Change management skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Office

Position Success Criteria:

  • Strong ethics and values and the ability to influence others’ decision making
  • Ability to manage multiple projects/activities; results driven
  • Process oriented and ability to contribute to continuous improvement
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to lead change in a team environment
  • Ability to build effective teams; creative thinker
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity and make effective decisions
  • Ability to think strategically and influence others’ decision making
  • Knowledge of or ability to quickly learn hydraulics products and processes
  • Ability to quickly analyze, identify and implement opportunities and corporate initiatives for improvement that have measurable dollar impact each year
  • Customer oriented
  • Detail oriented
  • Collaborative style and ability to work cross functionally.

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: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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, 75 % of the Time