Eaton Corporation Material Handler - 1st Shift in Youngsville, North Carolina

Eaton, located in Youngsville, NC, has an opening for a Material Handler position on 1st Shift

Essential Responsibilities

  • Ownership of material distribution, sorting, organizing, and allocation in the production area

  • Ability and experience to use a RF scan gun to move and allocate material

  • Must take initiative to move needed material to the production lines based on production plan and material requests and ready material for assembler use as to not disrupt the flow of the production lines

  • Kit parts and components; distribute to production lines with accuracy and maintain integrity of configured kits.

  • Assist and enhance continuous improvement efforts

  • Maintain adequate inventory levels to meet the orders from our customers through daily monitoring of inventory; also perform cycle counts and maintain inventory system as required

  • Load and unload trucks and inspect material for damage

  • Assist with on-the-job training

  • Report irregularities or equipment malfunctions

  • Assist team in achieving plant and department goals

  • Adheres to all environmental, health, safety rules and regulations, and work instructions

  • Drive and maintain forklifts through daily inspection checklists and perform housekeeping duties as necessary

  • Use the principles of 5S+ to ensure a clean and organized work area

  • Foster an environment that promotes Eaton’s goals, philosophies, and encourages continuous improvement through participation and teamwork

  • Perform other duties and working overtime as required


Basic Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or GED required from an accredited educational institution

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Only candidates in the immediate geographical area (60 mile radius) of the facility will be considered.

  • Minimum one year of forklift experience

Position Criteria

  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of the mechanical, electrical, and safety procedures of a manufacturing facility.

  • Ability to read and interpret standard operating procedures.

  • Ability to work daily and/or weekend overtime as required

  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving and conflict management ability

  • Ability to work effectively in a team oriented environment

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining safety and quality priorities

  • Ability to demonstrate effective communication and listening skills

  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds repeatedly throughout work shift

  • Ability to be flexible and travel an approximate distance of 20 miles from work location to neighboring Raleigh Area Plants as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience using SAP

  • Knowledge of methods used for material transactions (e.g. Requisition Forms)

  • Basic understanding of SharePoint

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG PQD OPS Operations

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

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.