Materials Planner

Job Description

Eaton’s Industries division is currently seeking a Materials Planner to join our team. This position is based at our Queretaro facility.

The Materials Planner is responsible for Ensure an uninterrupted supply of materials to support production and sales. Work to resolve Materials issues while achieving and maintaining inventory business metrics.

•           Scheduling of Incoming material, overall ownership of material ordering and availability

•           Monitor inventory levels to ensure plant inventory objectives are met.

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:

  • Analyze, Planning and require the raw material and/or subassemblies for OEM & Service Parts production line’s (releases) 

  • Avoid production line shutdown due to lack of raw material or subassemblies

  • Manage Phase In / Phase Out to avoid obsolete material

  • To resolve all the discrepancies of shipments with suppliers and  internal customers

  • Drive continuous improvements
  • Support to engineering change’s (pro launch and cost out projects) and new projects

  • Monitor inventory levels to ensure plant inventory objectives

  • Follow-up supplier shipments &  Track the supplier delivery
  • Maintaining MRP system
  • Daily Shortage root cause investigation and resolution

  • Activities to support Corona Project: Materials planning process.

  • Active Participation in Eaton Activities (Inventory, Audits, Opex projects)

  • Work under the guidelines, policies and process of Eaton, IATF 16949 and ISO 14000


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 in Business, Engineering or similar

  • MFG Pro Advanced level(Desirable)

  • English Advanced

  • Negotiations & Leadership skills

  • ERP Planning skills (desirable MFG/Pro)

  • MRP knowledge

  • Technical knowledge of bill of material structuring, schedule execution, and inventory management

  • APICS training (Desirable)

  • 3 Years’ experience (at least) as materials planner in automotive industry or similar, working with  global suppliers

Preferred Qualifications:
  • Initiative
  • Sense of urgency& Team Work
  • Planning Skills
  • Proactive
  • Analytical ability to handle and solve problems
  • Analytical and decision-making skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and crisis situations

Position Success Criteria :

  • Capacity Planning

  • Materials Requirements Planning (MRP)
  • Demand Management

Supply Chain Continuity Planning (Desirable)

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 Hydraulics Group

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