The Fuel and Motion Control Systems Division of Eaton’s
Aerospace Group has an opening for Senior Planner. The position is based in
The Jackson facility has
approximately 500 employees and is a leader in the design, development,
manufacture and delivery of Aerospace hydraulic components, systems and
services to the global aftermarket and OEM markets.
The Senior Planner is
responsible for driving on-time delivery through material flow planning and
ensuring optimal scheduling of production units.
- Manage material flow (WIP –
“work in process”) through analysis of diverse reports and perform
critical analysis to avoid operation disruptions caused by material
availability or constraints.
- Manage the work order function
which entails, but is not limited to, expediting late or issuing
components, maintaining MRP planning parameters, creation/closure of all
work orders based on established ERP best practices, and managing rework
of reusable core parts.
- Coordinate with cross-functional
teams and influence multiple functional departments including: Customer
Service, Engineering, Quality, Operations and other Supply Chain members.
- Own the metrics of past due
order reduction, MPS on-time delivery, on-time delivery of units to
internal and external customers, and work order accuracy.
- Participate in and lead
business processes improvement events such as Continuous Improvement
Framework, kaizens and workshops in order to improve processes and reduce
- Assist in the development and
implementation of procedures and techniques which will improve the
- Actively participate in process
improvement and creation/adhering to standard work.
- Establish optimal inventory
levels to achieve desired service, while utilizing just in time inventory
- Forecast repair volume and work
with the High Performance Team Leader’s schedule in order to meet
customers’ contractual due
- ERP parameter settings
including ABC updates in ERP system.
- Tracking of cost out, purchase
price variance, and small business metrics.
- Supplier Schedule and
consignment setup in ERP system.
Assist with invoice on hold and resolve payment issues.
- Manage kits bill of
material setup for kits in ERP system.
- Strong ethics, values and the
ability to influence others’ decision-making.
- Ability to manage multiple
- Knowledge of product and
manufacturing process. Ability to work effectively with production to
assess ability to meet customer needs. Understanding of operational
inefficiencies on plant performance issues.
- Ability to determine the
production capacity required by the assigned cell to meet forecasted
customer demand/master plan.
- Ability to work effectively
with customer service to clarify requirements and identify solutions when
- Ability to effectively manage
bonded stock and bank inventory to satisfy customer demand.
- Understanding of capacity
planning logic to maximize operational efficiency by constantly balancing
supply with demand. Knowledge of MRP processes and have familiarity with
MFGPRO planning logic as well as the ability to work with Siebel Customer
- Must be a self-starter with the
ability to work with minimal supervision.
- Understanding of technical
specifications, products performance requirements, manufacturing
processes, and end user expectations.
- Ability to achieve continuous
improvement by analyzing a product’s value stream activity relative to
parameters and optimize throughput, flexibility, and on-time delivery as
well as actively working on cost out activities.
- Excellent communication skills
at all levels of the organization (customers, marketing, engineering,
quality, and manufacturing).
- Desire to work in a collaborative
environment with strong ability to take action and get results.
- Ability to quickly analyze,
identify and implement opportunities and corporate initiatives for
improvement that have measurable dollar impact each year.
- Strong influencing, negotiation,
coaching and consulting skills.
- Associates Degree Required .
- This position requires use of
information or access to hardware which is subject to the International
Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons
within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen,
U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or
- No relocation benefit is being
offered with this position. Only candidates that currently reside within a
50 mile radius of Jackson, MS will be considered.
- MBA or Master’s degree
- APICS certification
- Previous managerial experience
- Thorough knowledge of Aerospace
industry, complex machined materials management, lean manufacturing,
MRP/ERP, Aftermarket, and MFGPro.
- Lean or Six Sigma Certification
as well as FAA Airframe and Powerplant certification a definite plus.
- Experience with Microsoft
- Minimum of 2 years of
experience performing material planning in Supply Chain or Manufacturing
- Advanced Excel experience is
- Microsoft Access experience.
- ERP/MRP knowledge
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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
A little about us:
Eaton is a global technology leader in power management solutions. We make power operate more efficiently, effectively, safely & sustainably.