Eaton Careers

Supply Chain Co-Op (Summer/Fall)

Galesburg, Michigan
Supply Chain / Logistics


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle Group North America division is currently seeking a Supply Chain Co-Op to join our team this Summer. This position is based at our Galesburg, MI facility.
Position Overview:
In this role, you will have the opportunity to explore various projects and supply chain or materials functions across multiple SCM related groups within the division. These functions could include logistics, purchasing, program management, material planning, global sourcing or commodity management .
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 you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
Essential Functions:
  • You will gain invaluable hands-on supply chain experience in a professional setting, with the opportunity to lead projects and work with global and cross functional teams
  • You will support SCM or Materials project teams with key activities through development phases (inception to full-scale production). These activities could include:
    • Planning and tracking capital expenditures & cost savings
    • Generating and submitting requests for quotes (RFQ) and cost estimates to supply base
    • Issuing purchase requisitions and tracking requisition status
    • Maintaining RFQ / Cost Estimate logs to ensure proper tracking and timely follow up
    • Managing Purchase Order (PO) status and communicate and follow up on past due PO's
    • Supporting program launches and special projects associated with new product development
    • Managing commodity and/or global sourcing and supplier performance
    • Collaborating and communicating with various teams to report out project status utilizing existing or new tracking tools
  • You will have the opportunity to lead or support development and implementation of selected SCM processes, tools, data management, and analysis
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in Supply Chain Management or Industrial Engineering at an accredited institution.
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation is offered for this position. Only candidates located within 50 miles of Galesburg, MI will be considered for this position.
  • GPA of 3.00 or better required
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Previous internships or co-ops in Materials or SCM preferred
  • Leadership in school or community organizations preferred
  • It is preferred that candidates have completed at least the first year of their degree program

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: VEH Vehicle Group

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Part-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: 065022