Master Production Planner




Jackson, MS


Position summary

Eaton's AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems division is currently seeking a Master Production Planner.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $https://88499.97 - $https://129799.96 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you'll do:

The primary role of the Master Production Planner is to create and maintain a credible schedule that supports our customer requirements and site targets and is aligned to the constraints. This role is key to communicating to the business capacity needs and identifying risks to supporting the business targets of Customer On-Time Delivery, Sales, Past Due, and Inventory.

  • Lead and direct the material planning team to balance the demand as driven by Material Requirements Planning (MRP), shop floor capacity and customer sales orders

  • Coordinate with Customer Service on forecast thorugh defined planning horizon.

  • Confirm and schedule Customer orders to support customer requirements. - Perform forecast analysis and updates and Safety Stock Calculation

  • Analyzes and interprets pertinent inventory information and data to determine current production status. Work closely with production team to monitors work order progress. Anticipates future requirements and provides adjustments in scheduling as needed

  • Provide the customer service representatives with manufacturing due dates and advanced notice of shipping delay information

  • Drives shortage meetings with a cross functional team and expedites material where required to meet shortfall between current plan and customer order requirements

  • Analyzes data and system information to prepare reports as needed to facilitate and recommend actions to ensure optimal supply chain execution.

  • Maintains planning parameters in the MRP system to ensure proper order generation.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain, Engineering or Operations from an accredited institution

  • Minimum two (2) years of experience in production planning or materials management in an industrial manufacturing environment.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

  • 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 https://U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a https://U.S. person as a https://U.S. Citizen, https://U.S. Permanent Resident (https://i.e., 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee

  • No relocation is offered for this position. Only candidates who reside within a 50-mile radius of the Jackson, MS facility will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Thorough knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP / ERP) requirements and order generation process logic

  • Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) and active membership in American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS)

  • Ability to lead, train and develop planning team personnel

  • Expert knowledge of materials planning systems (MRP/ERP) requirements

  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing and continuous improvement processes

  • Knowledge of production workflow and work order generation logic

  • Good PC skills, especially in MS Excel

  • Great written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work with all functions of the organizations.

  • Ability to multi-task


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