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Material Mover/Handler - 3rd Shift

Syracuse, New York
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton Crouse-Hinds in Syracuse, NY is looking for a Material Handler/Packager to work third shift.
As the electrical industry's global leader for explosion proof and hazardous environments, Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business is constantly pushing forward and looking ahead, advancing electrical and instrumentation products in new and innovative ways. Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Business manufactures over 100,000 products for NEC and IEC applications, including: conduit fittings and cable glands, industrial control and electrical apparatus, enclosures, industrial luminaires (including LED), plugs and receptacles, drilling and marine products, commercial construction and solar solutions.
Position Description:
  • Perform various duties to load and unload carriers, operate staging elevator and transfer conveyors, and transport material as required.
  • Operate fork lift truck or hand truck to move, stack and deliver material to/from proper destinations or storage areas.
  • Move machined parts, castings, assemblies, material and supplies about the department as directed, from station to station, to and from storage areas and to other departments, etc.
  • Move skids and containers with cognizance for safety and efficient utilization of space.
  • Exercise care in stacking to avoid shifting or falling of materials.
  • Change LP gas tanks or check and replenish battery water on trucks as necessary and perform a variety of related or associated duties as required or directed.
  • Make simple hook-up to charging apparatus.
  • Count and sort parts by hand.
  • Keep operators and assemblers supplied with work and see that move ticket accompanies outgoing material.
  • Required to run errands or perform other related duties as directed.
  • Administer the 5’s. Maintain work area in a clean and orderly condition and report all questionable cases and mechanical malfunctions to proper supervision.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographic area of Syracuse, NY (50 miles) will be considered for this position 
  Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum one year experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum one year of material handler experience
  Position Criteria: 
  • Duties involve following prescribed routines or detailed instructions requiring minor decisions.
  • Moderate physical effort, equivalent to continuous light, frequent average or occasional heavy manual effort applied in various ways and positions in performance of various job duties.

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: EPG CHD EP Americas

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: 048652