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SIOP Specialist Light Vehicle

Online/Remote - Candidates ideally in
MI Michigan - USA
Company: Eaton
Remote/Work from Home position
Listed on 2021-06-17
Job specializations:
  • Management
    Sales Manager
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
    Logistics Manager, Supply Chain, Supply Chain Management
Job Description & How to Apply Below
Location: Galesburg

Eaton’s Vehicle Group division is currently seeking a SIOP Specialist – Light Vehicle to join our team. This position can be based at our Galesburg, MI facility or approved US based remote/home office within 50 miles of an Eaton Corporate or Vehicle Group site.

Position Overview:

This position coordinates and manages demand planning, capacity management and inventory for the LV Valve and Lifter lines within Vehicle Group North America.

This role is the owner to create, maintain and monitor customer demand plans on a monthly basis. This will be achieved by integrating product mix with total volume, operational plans with strategic/profit plans all while working pro-actively to maintain optimum balance between supply and demand, operational capacity and working capital. This is to ensure operation efficiencies to meet customer on time delivery in the most profitable way.

The role requires active teamwork with Sales, Materials Planning, Supply Chain, Finance, Operations and Plants Materials teams within NAFTA and other Global Eaton Regions. This individual will work closely with these teams on a daily or as needed basis to, maintain accurate and up to date operations planning data, build rate information, inventory via min-max strategy, customer backlogs and on time delivery. This will include updating and maintaining information for reporting, tracking and leading performance metrics as part of the SIOP process.

As part of this responsibility, this individual will also be directly accountable for the integration of make/buy sourcing, addressing inventory in non-nettable sub-inventories, slow moving, excess and obsolete inventory for disposal. This position will also be responsible for various performance metrics including Customer OTD, Forecast Accuracy, DOH, etc.

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:

  • Create the aggregate Demand Plan (12-18 month rolling demand forecast) and supporting assumptions on a monthly basis for financial rolling forecasts and support the Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning Process and on an annual basis to drive Profit Plans.
  • Develop, document, update and challenge the factors and assumptions supporting the demand plan. Understand demand segmentation driven by sale volume and demand variability to determine inventory and forecasting strategies as well as action plans to reduce forecast variation.
  • Develop product mix forecasts as input for Material planning / SCM based on the aggregate demand plan.
  • Provide detailed input to sales and marketing for use in the demand consensus review and executive SIOP meetings. Measure and report actual vs. planned performance overall by market segment (product line), customer locations, product family, model mix, etc.
  • Monitor and maintain the demand plan performance (forecast accuracy) at various levels within the product structure. Participate in analysis of the cause or error to ensure continuous improvement of the overall process.
  • Provide a monthly financial SIOP data for Division and Plant financial rolling forecasts to include intercompany demand.
  • Work with Eaton international locations directly on Forecast production volumes at their plants
  • Manage minimum and maximum inventory levels to align inventory to Sales targets determined by SIOP, using Min-Max Reval process.
  • Work with plant materials team to find opportunities for improvement on Inventory management and execute action as appropriate. (Lead time reduction, E&O, slow move, non-nettable, etc..
  • Work directly with Customers on coverage for parts supply (Cummins, PACCAR, etc.)
  • Serve as the technical expert in matters concerning the use of information systems for demand, capacity and inventory management.
  • Manage/support inter-company and intra-company demand for valves from Regional locations. ISO and Supplier Viz processes.
  • When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

    Eaton will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FCIHO.


    Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree required from an accredited institution
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in Demand Planning, Master Scheduling, Plant operations or related field
  • No relocation offered for this position.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now and in the future
  • Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited university in supply chain management, engineering or general business.
  • An advanced degree from an accredited institution.
  • Prior plant operations experience is preferred
  • Prior experience with ERP (Oracle, Demantra), business intelligence platforms (Cognos, Power BI, Qlikview), and vehicle product knowledge.
  • APICs or CPIM certification.
  • Problem solving skills, ability to work in a team environment, ability to speak to different levels of the organization
  • Eaton provides a competitive total rewards package commensurate with applicable skills, knowledge, and experience and consistent with internal and external market practices. The annual salary range for this role is $98,400-135,300.

    At Eaton, we know that good benefit plans are important to employees and their families. In addition to a competitive base salary, Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits. Click here for more detail: Eaton Benefits at a Glance.

    We are 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.

    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.

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