Production Planner

Eaton?s Bline Division has an opening for a Production Planner. The position will be based in our Highland, IL office.
The Production Planner has responsibility for developing and issuing executable production schedules for assigned work centers in accordance with the established Level Load Fixed Scheduling methodology in order to meet or exceed customer service level goals. This includes verification of available capacity and material and managing assigned kanban replenishment signals. This position will set appropriate stocking levels based on production and demand. The Production Planner is responsible for researching and setting appropriate MRP signals in SAP and all planning data to optimize and simplify the planning process while maximizing the resources. The Production Planner coordinates daily with the Production Supervisors of the assigned work centers to validate or modify the production schedule and to resolve issues affecting schedule adherence and customer service level performance. The Master Scheduler is also the primary point of contact for all customer service inquiries and issues and is responsible for providing accurate and timely lead time estimates and order status information.
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.
+ You will be responsible for production planning using level load fixed scheduling methodology.
+ You will manage detailed Capacity Planning
+ You will oversee the communication and coordination with Production Supervisors and Customer Service. The production planner is accountable to schedule execution and works closely with production supervisors to ensure schedule adherence and recovery if required.
+ You will initiate and participate in continuous improvement activities related to production planning, customer service and inventory management.
+ You will review SAP data integrity for assigned work centers and materials.
+ You will participate in Lean Daily Management System (LDMS) activities and support the factory tier process as required.
+ You will manage and maintain inventory levels ensuring uninterrupted supply of parts while maintaining optimal inventory levels, along with ensuring customer reliability and meeting target inventory turns.
+ You will be responsible for planning for both internal and external production resources required to support customer delivery schedules.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we ? as individuals and as a company ? are stronger.
Basic Qualifications:
+ Bachelor?s Degree from an accredited institution
+ Minimum of 1 year of experience in a Supply Chain role
+ Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
+ No relocation benefit will be provided. All candidates must reside within a 50 mile radius of Highland, IL to be considered.
Preferred Qualifications:
+ 5-7 years material management / material requirements planning / master production scheduling experience
+ LEAN implementation experience a plus
+ SAP experience
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: EPG BLD BLine 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: No
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.

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