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Material Handler - Night Shift

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Kings Mountain
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:

Eaton's Vehicle Group division is currently seeking a Material Handler to join our Materials team. This position is based at our Kings Mountain, NC facility.

Position Overview:

The driving focus of the Material Handler will be to support the Materials group to achieve plant distribution goals and sustain operational efficiency through material handling duties. This includes driving fork truck routes to maintain proper flow, distribution, and accuracy of materials and supplies in the entire plant (inside/outside)

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:

* Operate a forklift to drive material routes to maintain proper flow, distribution, and accuracy of materials and supplies.
* Validate and verify material and quantities for all parts; escalate inventory discrepancy concerns to supervisor.
* Assist during changeover preparation by communicating with Operators/Lead and pulling materials ahead of changeover activities
* Use your basic computer skills to understand and use the fork truck communication systems (FCS/ Oracle/ WMS) to facilitate manufacturing and inventory accuracy; submit help desk tickets for related IT issues
* Work under time constraints while maintaining 100% accuracy of transactions
* Perform work in a manner which supports Eaton's Quality systems (QS, 9000, TS 16949, CQI-9), and Environmental system (ISO 14000).
* Work a reasonable amount of overtime, including weekends and holidays as scheduled.

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 equivalent from an accredited institution
* Prior experience operating fork trucks or other powered industrial vehicles. Upon hire, must pass forklift examination and operate forklift in a safe manner.
* Proficiency in inventory transaction integrity
* Basic computer skills, including proficiency with Windows-based software
* Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
* No relocation is available for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Kings Mountain, NC facility will be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

* Prior experience with the following software is helpful: Excel, Oracle, FCS, WMS, Premium Freight Database, UPS Website and Outlook
* Prior experience in a manufacturing or assembly operation preferred
* Good problem-solving skills/Strong verbal communication skills/Strong teamwork skills
* Good attention to detail
* Able to follow-through on assigned tasks

Position Criteria:

* Able to lift up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis
* Able to stand and walk
* Operate lifting aids and/or overhead hoists to manipulate and move parts
* Be cross-trained and cover peers' absences (including service packer)
* Assist in on-the-job training for new employees.
* Maintain accurate maintenance records by completing the forklift safety audit at the start of every shift

We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.

* Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
* Healthcare/retirement savings programs
* Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
* Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
* Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
* Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)

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.

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: VEH NAT North America Truck

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

Keywords: Eaton Corporation, Gastonia , Material Handler - Night Shift, Professions , Kings Mountain, North Carolina

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