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Material Handler - 1st shift

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Sumter
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Eaton is currently seeking a Material Handler in Panelboard on 1st shift (5am-1:30pm Mon-Fri) to join our team. This position is based out of our Sumter, SC facility.

Position Overview:

In the Material Handler role, you will provide manufacturing expertise and support in the Storeroom and production area including, but not limited to, allocation of materials, planning, verifying, and pull parts for shipping with the overall goal of timely order fulfillment and adherence to Eaton's quality standards.

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:

* Exhibit a strong adherence to quality by continually seeking methods of improvement for all functions of the position. Ensure that all products and parts adequately meet Eaton's quality guidelines as they move throughout the production process. Perform quality checks as instructed.
* Receive and carry out work assignments from coordinators, supervisors and internal customers so as to fulfill customer orders in a timely manner. Closely follow established procedures for completing assigned function and perform special assignments and/or projects as assigned.
* Comply with all safety and industrial hygiene requirements, including proper use of personal protective equipment and operation of equipment in a safe and competent manner. Understand and meet all departmental safety objectives and goals.
* Keep assigned work-area clean and organized per 5S standards.
* Work with members of a team to effectively complete work assignment.
* Exhibit analytical and problem solving skills so as to resolve any obstacles or delays that may occur in the production process.
* Perform Lean Initiatives by recommending suggestions for improvement related to quality, work processes, and environmental safety and health.
* Apply labels, stickers, stencils as required for identification and ease of storage or shipping.
* Utilize scanner and perform cycle counts of components. Escalate discrepancies to the proper authority.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.

Qualifications

Required (Basic) Qualifications:

* High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution is required.
* Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
* No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Sumter, SC will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:

* 1 year of manufacturing or operations experience.
* Working knowledge of Lean concepts.
* Broad range of knowledge in materials planning, scheduling, receiving, shipping, and tracking systems.
* Ability to read and comprehend bill of material and pick sheets.
* Previous experience with cranes and fork lifts preferred.

Position Criteria:

* Position requires willingness to become certified in operation of forklifts, cranes, and yard-trucks to transport and locate equipment and materials to required areas.
* Strong verbal and written communication skills, persuasive skills, and analytical problem-solving skills. Work with individuals and groups to effectively participate within team environment.
* Proficient with computers and programs including Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel).
* Willing to work flexible hours and overtime in support of business needs.
* Utilize various hand tools to assemble and verify quality in switchboards/panelboards in a Lean environment.
* Ability to read and comprehend front views, one-line diagrams, bills of material, tape measure, and pick sheets.
* Exhibit strong analytical and problem-solving skills to resolve any obstacles or delays that may occur in the production process.

While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; sit; reach at or above shoulder level; grip; and use hands to handle and feel. The employee is frequently required to walk; stoop; lift; carry; push; pull; and grip. The employee is frequently required to lift/carry up to 35 pounds. The employee is frequently required to push/pull up to or greater than 35 pounds. The vision requirements include far and close vision with depth perception and color discrimination. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to listen and to talk.

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: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com

Eaton 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: AccommodationsForApplying@Eaton.com

What you will get from us

Eaton's mission is to improve the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. We provide sustainable solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power - more safely, more efficiently and more reliably. 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 day. It's where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential-and where you can help us reach ours. Eaton's 2020 revenues were $17.9 billion, and we sell products to customers in more than 175 countries. We have approximately 85,000 employees.

We make work exciting, engaging and meaningful for our employees through our dedication to tackling some of the toughest power management challenges on the planet and by never losing sight of what matters. Our culture is built on a strong commitment to practicing our core values and supporting our employees with the tools they need to succeed. We pledge to always foster a diverse and inclusive environment, including inclusion resource groups that bring together employees who share a common purpose, interest or background. In the past year, our company has received top employment recognition by the Human Rights Campaign and almost fifty percent of our Board of Directors represented diverse groups. When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.

We have demonstrated our passion for sustainability with the recent announcement of cutting carbon emissions from the company's operations by at least 50 percent by 2030. We are ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and committed to learning. We are confident we can deliver on our promise to improve the quality of life and the environment because of the attributes that our employees embody.

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.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America - US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ES CRDS COMM Commercial

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

Keywords: Eaton Corporation, Columbia , Material Handler - 1st shift, Professions , Sumter, South Carolina

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