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Eaton Corporation Materials Scheduler in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Eaton’s Hydraulic Sector is currently seeking a Production Scheduler to join our team. This position is based at our Eden Prairie, MN location.

Position Overview:

The Eden Prairie Production Scheduler is responsible for providing daily support to the manufacturing floor by implementing orders generated by Material Requirements Planning (MRP), and/or the demand-pull system. They will also order raw material and purchased parts to maintain the plant's sales plan and implement the Master Schedule and SIOP system to support the plant's sales plan, marketing forecast, manufacturing plan, and customer demands. Additionally, they will provide leadership and guidance to their supply chain and manufacturing team and maintain manufacturing system ownership. On-time delivery and Inventory goals are the primary focus.

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.

In this function you will:

  • Plan and allocate materials based on prescribed methodology and ABC strategy to provide timely delivery to customers

  • Execute weekly cycle of release, expedite, and review of production requirements to support manufacturing requirements

  • Drive part deliveries to minimize part shortages while supporting JIT philosophy

  • Provide supplier forecasting information from SIOP forecast where required

  • Manage and maintain MRP parameters to meet ABC strategy

  • Communicate and resolve supplier problems to maintain relationships and production requirements

  • Manage timely release of Work Orders for shop floor to balance dual objectives of maintaining high OTD to customers and keeping WIP and FG inventory to planned levels

  • Analyze inventory levels and meet DOH objectives through ABC strategy

  • Actively support timely disposition of deviated materials and return-to-vendor of defective parts

  • Manage cycle count, inventory adjustments, and root cause analysis to prevent inventory errors

  • Model the Eaton ethical conduct policy, the Eaton Values and Philosophy, and comply with all other corporate, plant, and regulatory policies and regulations as applicable

  • Review Excess and Obsolete FG/component material for possible conversion or scrap

  • Participate in Eaton continuous improvement programs and actively seek continuous improvement opportunities

  • Support plant lean, safety, quality and continuous improvement efforts


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 1 year work experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 years of experience in one or more (or combination of) the following functional areas: Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Materials Management, or Logistics.

  • Buying, planning & scheduling experience

  • Practical understanding of SIOP driven Materials Management including forecasting, scheduling, capacity analysis and inventory management.

  • MRP systems knowledge (Oracle and Mfg/Pro preferred)

Position Criteria

  • Strong oral and written communication skills

  • Strong analytical and cognitive skills

  • Proficiency in using Microsoft Excel

  • Excellent interpersonal relationship building and team work skills

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 – Canada

Organization: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

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

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.