Eaton Careers

Material Handler

Watertown, Wisconsin
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Systems division is currently seeking a Material Handler 1st Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Watertown, WI facility.  
The Material Hander is responsible for functions supporting all material handling including but not limited to shipping, packing, receiving, and picking. This individual is required to work within a team environment. Safety is of the highest priority consequently PPE protection and daily safety audits and inspections are required. Hours are not limited to eight hours and overtime will be required on an “as needed basis to ensure on-time delivery is met to support the financial goals of the company. This position reports to the Supply Chain Manager. 
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 coordinate shipment details by calling appropriate carrier and arranging the shipment by identifying the date, and special pickup arrangements.
  • You will load and unload trucks as needed including accounting for outgoing freight and escalating issues as appropriate.
  • You will complete appropriate systematic transactions including preparing Vista shippers, Fed Express and UPS packing equipment, loading trucks, and create the daily ship list.
  • You will operate wrapping & packing equipment and ensure corrugated supplies are available.
  • You will complete receipt information using the MFG/Pro system.
    You will support cycle counts, recycling program, and annual physical inventory as needed.
  • You will operate and maintain certification on powered industrial truck (forklift), pallet jack, and other material handling equipment.  
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United Sates without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Watertown, WI will be considered.
  • Previous powered industrial truck experience is preferred.
  • Previous material handling experience including operating a pallet jack is preferred.

Position Success Criteria:
  • Must be self-motivated and able to work efficiently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to learn and use Vista, MFG/Pro, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and follow internal procedures as assigned.
  • Responsible for complying with environmental and security rules and procedures.
  • Must be able to life & handle up to 35 pounds on a frequent basis.
  • Must be able to lift & handle up to 50 pounds using team lifting techniques on an occasional basis.
  • Must be able to work for 7-10 hours per day without sitting.

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 CPD ICD Industrial Controls Division

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 058626