Materials Planning Supervisor

Job Description


Eaton’s Automotive division is currently seeking a Materials Planning Supervisor to join our team. This position is based at our San Luis Potosí facility.


The Materials Planning Supervisor manages all aspects of materials flow and  maintains control and accuracy over inventories, including all transactions, procurement, planning, scheduling, cost, warehouse, receiving, and shipping to ensure that customer orders are fulfilled on time, maintaining the focus on main metrics as DOH and Inventory Value.


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:
  • Checks shortage report and assures material availability for the productive plants

  • Reviews and determines if is agreeable to take “Add in’s” for additional demand
    Controls Inventory Value and is constantly checking overmax inventory to look for reduction opportunities

  • Controls items to be with in min-max range

  • Control daily critical items and communicates in timely manner with the plants

  • Communicates proactively on the aging ASN with each site leader

  • Controls plants disruptions eliminated (0 zero down time)

  • Requests on time cycle counts in case item goes below 50% min and assures the production plan is covered

  • Maintains excess/obsolete material controlled.

  • Coordinate control M Jobs audit every quarter

  • Leads historical forecast analysis in case material is being overpulled by the plants

  • Review material requirements planning, capacity requirements planning and logistics

  • Lead material Deviations regarding material availability, (Quality, Logistics, Discrepancies)

  • Operate whit urgency when it’s needed to mitigate impact to our customers, able to maintain calm on stressful situations

  • Promotes the IMPACT strategy and supports Eaton’s ethics and values as well as quality policies.

  • Motivate employees to maintain high levels of satisfaction, productivity, and quality through effectively utilizing available rewards and recognition channels to encourage and promote desired behaviors and results.

  • Lead VGNA In transit inventory report

  • Leads permanent corrective actions for supplier performance issues and red alert recovery process

  • Provides leadership and governance of material planning resources in absence of materials manager across VG plants and divisions.


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:

  • Bachelor's Degree required
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Materials Planning, Plant operations or related field. 

Position Success Criteria :

  • Plant operations experience is preferred 

  • Technical knowledge: ERP (Oracle), business intelligence platforms (Cognos, Power BI, Qlikview), Miscrosoft office (Excel, PowerPoint), and product knowledge.

  • Problem solving skills, sense of urgency, ability to work in a team environment

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: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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