North American Inventory Analyst

Job Description

Eaton is seeking a North America Inventory Analyst for its CrouseHinds, BLine, and Oil & Gas Division in the Electrical Sector. 

Position Overview:

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. 


The primary function of this role is to provide specialized support to the North America management team through data analytics and reporting.  The position manages the development and execution of the analysis for North America Inventory for both B-Line and Crouse Hinds businesses.  Analysis will serve to increase the depth and breadth of the function for significant business processes, as well as, provide the management team with information to better monitor the financial and operational activities of the business. This position will oversee roughly $130M of working capital and needs to have a solid understanding around f(x) impacts, profit in inventory, and in transit inventory.


Specific tasks associated include: Partner with individuals at plant level to provide analytic services, assist in the development and execution of analytic routines while maintaining acceptable cycle time and quality standards, oversee/build working relationship with the Pune analytic team, participate and support special projects and ad-hoc data analysis upon request on an as needed basis – inventory monitoring, shipment monitoring, service monitoring, building tools to better project month end figures.

Essential Functions:

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

  • You assign and maintain product segmentation for all parent and child items in the MRP system – develop inventory entitlement policies and monitor sites adherence

  • You support manufacturing sites in growing maturity and stability with inventory management in SAP

  • You support creation and maintenance of inventory playbooks – inventory entitlement

  • You work with the sites to drive execution to plan for every part – assist in creating planning strategies

  • You propose new processes, procedures, practices and templates to the Material Manager

  • You drive continuous improvement actions with each CH site that requires support from this function

  • You maintain constant coverage to the sites and be responsive to all requests and needs for data

  • You train and mentor new material analysts and spearhead complex initiatives facing the team

  • You are the subject matter expert with all fulfillment and replenishment tools (MRP Monitor, Pace, Material Availability, REM) and related material analysis tools

  • You develop tracking methods to assist the organization with understanding PII, In transit, and f(x) impacts before month end


Basic Qualifications:
  • BA/BS in business, economics, supply chain management, or engineering required 

  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Material Management within SAP

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship.

Preferred Qualifications

  • CPIM, CSCP, and/or PMP certification desired 

  • Masters (MBA) preferred 
  • SAP super user preferred
  •  7 years of experience in Material Management within SAP

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: EPG CHD EP Americas

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