Eaton Corporation Supply Chain Co-op (Fall 2017) in Galesburg, Michigan

Galesburg, MI has an opening for a Supply Chain Co-Op for Fall 2017. This role will support the development of materials management strategies aligned with the division goals and deploy these strategies for new product launches. Areas of focus may include packaging, logistics, trade compliance, inventory management, ERP systems management, and internal materials flow. Additionally, the student in this role will be responsible for using our tools to track finished goods returnable dunnage in order or increase the frequency of returns from Eaton’s customers and ensure uninterrupted supply for production. This position also focuses on continuous improvement and assignment goals may be adjusted based on the interests of, and input from, the student coupled with current business priorities.

Essential Functions:

  1. Maintain customer rack tracking sheet and deploy the tool to plants and CSRs to allow for proactive management of customer returns.

  2. Support materials goals and initiatives (packaging approval, on-time launch without premium freight, optimum inventory and logistics, safe materials handling) and execute related tasks for the Procision product launch.

  3. Act as liaison between materials and manufacturing functions and the UltraShift PLUS PV project team to prepare for the NAFTA launch.


Basic Qualifications:

• Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in Supply Chain Management or Industrial Engineering at an accredited institution.

• Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship.

• No relocation is offered for this position. Only candidates located within 50 miles of Galesburg, MI will be considered for this position.

• GPA of 3.00 or better required

Preferred Qualifications:

• Previous internships or co-ops in Materials or SCM preferred

• Leadership in school or community organizations preferred

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

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