Material Analyst

  • Company: Eaton
  • Location: Beaver, Pennsylvania
  • Posted: January 30, 2018
  • Reference ID: 043704-en-us

Eaton Power Components Division is hiring a Materials Analyst at the Beaver, PA site.


This position monitors and reports assigned inventory segments at the plant to ensure material availability and accurate forecasting for customer orders and suppliers.  Assists in the planning and coordinating of primary material manufactured at the plant.  Contributes to the analysis and control of inventory levels and forecast data to ensure that optimal supplies are maintained, back orders are avoided and inventory turns are preserved.

Essential Functions:
  • Assists in the monitoring of demand and capacity in order to ensure level loading of the plant.
  •  Analyzes inventory levels and forecast data to meet profit and inventory targets and goals.
  • Balances current and future requirements with manufacturing capability in order to execute the production plan to meet customer requirements and minimize costs.
  • Expedites material, where required, to improve shortfall between current plan and requirements to meet or exceed customer expectations.
  • Assists in the negotiating with suppliers to meet plant delivery requirements in order to fulfill customer needs.
  •  Analyzes data, including enterprise requirement planning information, and prepares reports as needed for execution and recommended action in order to optimize plant operations.
  • Maintains planning parameters in plant systems, such as MAPICS, in order to keep systems updated.
  • Participates in the engineering change process in order to minimize impact on production, inventory and customer requirements.
  • Supports plant cost reduction programs in order to achieve overall objectives.
  • Monitors feeder production, as assigned, to ensure appropriate plant inventory levels.
  • Prepares regular inactive/obsolete/surplus reports, as assigned, to help reduce inventory levels in those areas.
  • Prepares regular reports showing product line performance, fill rates and delivery information in order to monitor plant performance in support of Supply Chain Manager.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Associates degree from an accredited institution
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position, Only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of Beaver, PA will be considered.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis without company sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Knowledge of MAPICS
  • Lean and Six Sigma exposure
  • Bachelor of arts or science in Business, Engineering or Materials Management

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 CPD PCD Power Components Division

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

Share this Job