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Material Handler - 3rd shift

Forest City, North Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton has an opening in Forest City, NC for a Material Handler - 3rd shift
Position Overview:
Position reports directly to the SCM Manager, and responsible for movement of materials to prepare for operation, inventory transactions, improving inventory accuracy, shipping and receiving of product, and filling in at different positions when needed.
Essential Functions:
  • Maintain a safe work environment and use proper safety devices as provided. Abide by and actively promote all facility safety guidelines and quality procedures.
  • Responsible for all material movement and related computer transactions.
  • Keep material supplied to the extruders and braiders.
  • Assure FIFO is being practiced and warehouse inventory management.
  • Responsible for cycle counts when assigned.
  • When needed, will travel of offsite warehouse in company vehicle to unload/ load trucks and retrieve material needed for plant operations. Also must travel outdoors on forklift to retrieve packaging or chemicals needed.
  • Aid in development and continuous improvement of Standardized Work documentation on an on-going basis.
  • Maintain a channel of communication between management and departmental personnel on shift cross-over.
  • Maintain 5-S Standards in work area.
  • Actively participate in plant improvement projects and teams.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
  • No relocation is provided for this position. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of Forest City, NC
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous forklift driving experience
Position Criteria:
  • Must have a valid NC driver's license without restrictions
  • Excellent attendance record
  • Good performance record 
  • Effective communication skills

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: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

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

Requisition ID: 046797