Eaton Corporation Material Handler - 1st shift in Wilsonville, Oregon
Eaton located in Wilsonville, OR has a position opening for a Material Handler on 1st shift.
The primary function of this position is to sort, distribute, supply and package materials.
- Observe good housekeeping and safety procedures and keep equipment, tools and work area clean and orderly through
daily completion of 5S duties, including daily review of storage racks/labels, etc.
- Adhere to all safety guidelines and procedures, as well as communicate any unusual conditions and potential safety
Support plant’s Kaizen activities
Participate in team tier meetings: review daily goals, interrupters, and metrics
Ownership of incoming Advanced Purchase or application specific parts as well as Kanban material; ensure timely
cycling and replenishment of materials, while maintaining accurate records of inventory
- Moving material throughout assigned product lines, as needed; efficiently sort and manage incoming materials to assist
in expediting production: (ex-kitting). This will include daily, regular communication and collaboration with the Supervisor,
line leads, and the supply chain team to ensure the proper placement/storage of material, and to confirm stock levels of
Loading and unloading of incoming material trucks, as well as assisting with unloading of truck if requested
Handling the disposal of pallets and crates efficiently while coordinating the proper disposal and recycling of material
Emptying scrap bins into scrap containers, and assisting in managing scrap waste of metal and wire
Participate in weekly GEMBA’s w/ Hardware supplier to ensure availability of material
Work with Supply Chain team to store and manage excess and/or obsolete material per final dispositions
Daily regular communication with line leads to project stock levels of parts required for upcoming jobs, including
increasing and decreasing stock levels based on production needs
- Recognizing urgent requests from Supervisor and production employees with executing with immediate action and
support upon receiving those requests
- Writing DMRs as necessary- responsible for evaluating and reporting damaged or inaccurately ordered incoming
Supporting material handling across other lines as necessary, based on production needs or absences and vacations
Assist Receiving and Production teams, when needed, with loading and unloading trucks with outgoing finished goods
High School Diploma/GED from an accredited institution is required.
Minimum 1 year of experience in a warehouse or material handling role in a manufacturing environment is required.
Minimum 1 year of experience operating a forklift is required.
Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate
geographical area of Wilsonville, OR will be considered
Able to lift 35 pounds – waist, shoulder, overhead
Forklift certification or ability to obtain forklift certification
Ability to climb ladders
Proven history of safe work habits and high dependability
Must be able to work effectively without direct supervision
Computer skills – Microsoft Office, Internet, Excel, etc.
Must be able to work overtime – weekdays and weekends
2 years of previous material handling experience is preferred
Previous experience with Kanban is 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 Eaton.com.
At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www. Eaton.com/careers.
Job: Manufacturing & Operations
Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div
Job Level: Individual Contributor
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
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