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Shipping and Receiving Lead

Wilsonville, Oregon
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Division is seeking a Shipping and Receiving Lead on 1st shift to join our team. This position is based in our Wilsonville, OR facility
The primary function of this position is to maintain good working relationships with customers, distributors, sales, Supply Chain, and internal plant personnel in support of quality customer service efforts.
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 our
  • You will be responsible for order entry into the Vista system, AS400, and outside vendors
  • You will manage return of excess material in a timely manner; with accurate accounting
  • You will manage returns and warranty issues from internal and external suppliers (ex. example processing of non-conformances)
  • You will assist in organizing material locations and barcode labels in racks
  • You will ensure excess and red tag storage racks are properly maintained, prepare storage locations for inventory
  • You will receives incoming material according to current receiving process, including but not limited to the following: unloading trucks with forklift, verifying correct material and quantity, performing systems transactions, and processing receiving paperwork
  • You will distribute incoming material to correct production locations.  Returns or disposes of any excess packaging.
  • You will order supplies for plant as needed
  • You will be responsible for cost-out initiatives, including premium freight reduction & inventory optimization
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Position Criteria:
  • Knowledge of MS Office Suite (Office, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and typing ability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Must be able to work in a team-based environment
  • Must possess the ability to prioritize and organize
  • Must have capability to obtain a Forklift certification
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Must have a High School diploma or G.E.D. equivalent from an accredited institution  
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in either a production role or a material handling role required
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of Wilsonville, OR in order to be considered.
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment (inventory, receiving, production)
  • Knowledge of Kanban, Vista, AS400 or related order-management system
  • Certified to operator a Forklift

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: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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

Requisition ID: 061006