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Material Handler

Wilsonville, Oregon
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Division is seeking a Material Handler on 2nd shift to join our team. This position is based in our Wilsonville, OR facility.
The primary function of this position is to sort, distribute, supply and package materials. The material handler will be operating forklifts, pallet jacks and elevated work equipment.
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 in ownership of incoming Advanced Purchase or application specific parts as well as Kanban material; ensure timely cycling and replenishment of materials, while maintaining accurate records of inventory
•           You will be moving material throughout assigned product lines, as needed; efficiently sort and manage incoming materials to assist in expediting production: (ex-kitting). This will include daily, regular communication and collaboration with the Supervisor, line leads, and the supply chain team to ensure the proper placement/storage of material, and to confirm stock levels of purchased parts.
•           You will be loading and unloading of incoming material trucks, as well as assisting with unloading of truck
•           You will work with Supply Chain team to store and manage excess and/or obsolete material per final dispositions
•           You will have daily regular communication with line leads to project stock levels of parts required for upcoming jobs, including increasing and decreasing stock levels based on production needs
•           You will be recognizing urgent requests from Supervisor and production employees with executing with immediate action and support upon receiving those requests
•           You will be writing DMRs as necessary- responsible for evaluating and reporting damaged or inaccurately ordered incoming materials
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Required (Basic) Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required from an accredited institution
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of Wilsonville, OR in order to be considered.
  • Must be able to work in the US without company sponsorship     
Preferred Qualifications
  • Minimum of 6 months of material handling and forklift experience
Position Criteria
  • Able to lift 35 pounds – waist, shoulder, overhead
  • Forklift certification or ability to obtain forklift certification
  • Ability to climb ladders
  • Proven history of safe work habits and high dependability
  • Must be able to work effectively without direct supervision
  • Computer skills – Microsoft Office, Internet, Excel, etc.
  • Must be able to work overtime – weekdays and weekends

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

Requisition ID: 065861