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Shipping Supervisor 1st Shift

Vicksburg, Mississippi
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Cooper Lighting Division is currently seeking a Shipping Supervisor for 1st Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Vicksburg, Mississippi facility.
The Shipping Supervisor is responsible for shipping, arranging deliveries and billing off deliveries accurately and timely as defined by our ISO 9001 Quality Manual Procedures.
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.
  • You will be responsible for the accurately receiving of Raw material, Confirmation and Storage of Finished good, and Shipping of goods to the Distribution center and to Direct Customers.
  • You will manage direct communication with all parties within the shipping scope. Ensures outbound and inbound shipments are executed in a timely manner.
  • You will analyze any material hold ups at any location, maintains performance metrics and develops root cause analysis with corrective actions to drive a continuous improvement culture with subordinates and team members. Coordinates logistics in collaboration with all parties and ensures 100% shipping compliance.
  • You will order and maintain inventory of office supplies for the shipping operation. Ensure on time shipping metrics, reduce quality related issues due to shipping errors by developing control processes around the shipping procedures.
  • You will validate that all standard work, processes and procedures are accurate and ensures all team members adhere to them.
  • You will adhere to regulatory and company requirements, procedures and policies. Interprets and provides guidance to others as required. Works collaboratively with operations and logistic resources as required.
  • You will assist in customer service request on expedites and cancelations and communicate as needed. Collaborates with Finance to ensure the timely and accurate information is provided to support invoicing process.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Associate’s degree from an accredited institution required.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in manufacturing, supply chain, materials or logistics or a combination of these functions.
  • Minimum 1 year of supervisory experience.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles from the Vicksburg, MS facility to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in Supply Chain.
  • Lighting and/or electrical industry experience.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in manufacturing, supply chain, materials or logistics or a combination of those functions.
  • Minimum 5 years of supervisory experience.
  • Experience supervising in a union environment.
  • Experience working with SAP.

Position Success Criteria:

  • Understanding of Supply Chain Billing dynamics and systems.
  • Strong logistics and billing focus and service oriented abilities.
  • Computer proficiency and data entry skills, including proofreading, MS Word and Excel, SAP or CRM application.
  • Team-oriented and collaborative mindset.
  • Phone skills and customer communication skills.
  • Organization and time management skills.
  • Conflict resolution, negotiation and problem solving abilities.
  • Strong analytical skills and business acumen.
  • Ability to multitask effectively.

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 LD Lighting Division

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
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: 057123