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Senior Production Planner

Company: Eaton
Location: Camarillo
Posted on: November 16, 2021

Job Description:

Eaton's Aerospace division is currently seeking a Senior Production Planner to join our team. This position is based at our Camarillo, California facility.

Position Overview:

Exhibits expertise in planning practices for production and leads others to ensure customer orders are completed on time at the lowest possible cost. Manages and identifies areas for improvement in the following areas: planning/shop floor scheduling, tools, shortage resolution, expedites, customer requests, manufacturing efficiency, and capacity management.

Essential Responsibilities:
Execute MRP and the timely creation of shop orders to satisfy customer demand, achieve desired stocking levels and maintain flow of work on the factory floor.
Level-load production as required to address bottlenecks.
Communicate and coordinate with production supervisors and purchasing teams to ensure schedule adherence and recovery if required.
Analyze shortages by work order and/or customer order and communicate to Production Management and Customer Service.
Review and maintain SAP data integrity inclusive of routings and bill of material accuracy.
Communicate frequently and proactively with customer service teams to meet or exceed customer expectations and establish effective relationships.
Track progression of production orders, investigate factors that affect schedules, and modify plans as necessary
Maintain all planning related MRP parameters.
Lead capacity evaluation and proactively communicate capacity bottlenecks to Production Management.
Inform management of potential production problems and assist in the implementation of both short- and long-term solutions.
Analyzes forecasted demand to ensure safety stock and strategic inventory levels on finished goods are maintained

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution
Minimum of three (3) years of experience within the Supply Chain function in a manufacturing environment
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 Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:
Sound understanding of customer requirements, quality requirements, lead times
Expert knowledge in work order management, scheduling, production, capacity planning
Bill of Materials (BOM) management, item master setup, MRP principles
Has expert experience in demand planning and scheduling
Possess excellent problem-solving skills in complex and demanding situations that undergo continuous priority changes.
APICS/CPIM Certification preferred

As a contractor with the Federal government, Eaton is subject to the Executive Order mandating COVID-19 vaccination. As permitted by applicable law, the candidate(s) hired under this posting must provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines, or request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation exempting them from the requirement. Vaccination status will not be verified until after an offer of employment is provided, and candidates may also request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation at that time.

Eaton also considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to:

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 provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
Healthcare/retirement savings programs
Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)


Supply Chain / Logistics


North America - US/Puerto Rico

Primary Location

United States-California-Camarillo

Work Locations

Camarillo CA Loc



Job Level

Individual Contributor



Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?


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Requisition ID :105089

Keywords: Eaton, Camarillo , Senior Production Planner, Professions , Camarillo, California

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