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Distribution Operations Site Manager

Fontana, California
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton Corporation’s Electrical Group is seeking a Distribution Operations Site Manager . The Distribution Operations Site Manager will be based at our Fontana, CA facility.
Position Overview:
The Distribution Operations Site Manager is responsible for providing strategic and operational leadership of a high volume order fulfillment distribution center, as well as providing functional excellence support for the divisional facilities. This position will ensure product receipt, storage, and order fulfillment operations through the optimization of resources and processes while achieving key safety, quality, cost, and engagement performance. The Distribution Operations Site Manager role will drive the operation, development, and implementation of key processes to ensure compliance within company policies and procedures. By using continual process improvement tools (such as Lean and Six Sigma), the Distribution Operations Site Manager will lead employee initiatives to create and promote an environment where team members are involved, empowered, and committed to the success of the company.
Essential Responsibilities:
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively in a multi-functional and highly matrixed organization.
  • An ability to establish a work environment that reflects and operations on the principals of Eaton values of customer, integrity, respect, teamwork and commitment.
  • Foster an environment of engagement and inclusion and team building for all associates. Act with advocacy, empathy, and accountability on behalf of the team.
  • Demonstrated analytical, problem-solving, and decision making skills with a proven ability to drive results.
  • Ability to operate within tight deadlines with multiple priorities that are subject to frequent changes.
  • Ability to recruit, develop, and retain a high performance team at all levels within the organization.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with key stakeholders to understand the business needs and then inspire, coach, and lead the team to meet or exceed these expectations.
  • In depth knowledge of the material handling equipment options for distribution and optimization of the life and use of the equipment.
  • In depth knowledge of the various storage medium and configurations, as well as slotting and consolidation tools and operations, in order to maximize distribution location footprint
  • In depth knowledge of process flow and value stream mapping to drive optimization of people, tools, and resources.
  • Experience with fully integrated and automated Warehouse Management Systems both for core process and slotting.
  • Experience with Transportation Management Systems also a plus.
  • An understanding of logistics and carrier performance to drive improvements in service to our customers and overall freight spend.
  • Financial planning and forecasting skills, for budget oversight and to project results of improvement or risk in operations.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited institution is required.
  • Minimum 7 years supply chain, logistics or distribution center experience.
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience.
  • No relocation Is being provided. Candidates must live within a 50 mile radius of the Fontana, CA facility to be considered.
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship now or in the future.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • High volume/Multi shift operation with large employee population experience.
  • Lean Certified.
  • Quality Systems/ISO certification experience.

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: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ES AMER HQ MFGSC

Job Level: Manager
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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 041337