Master Scheduler

30 Sep 2017
25 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Eaton's Hydraulic Division has an opening for a:

Master Scheduler

location: Warwick, UK

Eaton’s hydraulic production site in Warwick employs around 250 people. The product portfolio covers Screw in Cartridge Valves and Hydraulic Integrated Circuits.

The role ensures efficient management of Warwick Plant inventories of Purchased & Manufactured products / components to achieve both working capital service level (OTD) and ERP Health Check targets.
This position creates and maintains all capacity & demand plans and evaluates the necessary resources (equipment, material, and manpower). The incumbent will communicate and coordinate the activities with all programs and material managements and will highlight the constraints.

Essential Functions:

  • Achieve 95% OTD

Manage FG Inventory reduction programs to achieve DOH and excess stock reduction targets. Drive and co-ordinate regular inventory and other checks.
Manage and improve SIOP process activities for Warwick Plant
Responsible for the long range planning review. Manage and improve Warwick plant forecasting model
Perform the role of the Super User to drive MRP/MFGPro compliance, champion, train and support development of line teams, ensuring effective material requirements planning and control that enables robust, high quality plans to be generated and reviewed, in line with customer demand.
Directs operational resources and processes accountable for capacity and resource planning, scheduling and control and performance measurement and analysis
Translates customer, program management and corporate objectives into specific plans, programs, schedules and performance requirements for all operations functions
Provides master scheduling requirements and performance oversight for component repair (part mix, timing and flow at the piece part level)
Directs the use of data analysis techniques to develop production strategies to optimize process efficiency
Provides leadership in the development and implementation of more efficient process flow structures, new production planning techniques and information management functionality
Be the main point of contact for ERP issues with the group.
Maintain, operate and improve ERP system performance by driving ERP Health Checks & Rules.
Analyse data and prepare reports for colleagues across the business.
Manage, maintain and improve data collection systems.


  • Bachelor degree preferable

Extensive knowledge of supply chain process, MRP, MPS, Kan Ban, and consigned inventory systems
Knowledge of setting up production planning systems, and working with global suppliers is essential
Excellent IT skills (Access Data Base, Excel Macros)
Ability to communicate at all levels, as well as manage large amounts of complex data

What Eaton offers:

  • Excellent working environment – safety and ethics are really important for us

Eaton Business System offering various tools for management and people development
Culture & Values - at Eaton, our values and culture define who we are
Inclusion & Diversity - openness to diversity widens our access to the best talent. Inclusion allows us to engage that talent fully
Wellness - Wellness at Eaton is more than a program, it’s about changing the environment by offering the right tools to help empower employees to make that happen

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