Distribution Center Operations Lead

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical division is seeking a Lead, DC Operations individual for the Fontana Distribution Center.

Position Overview:

The DC Lead reports directly to the Supervisor and is responsible for being a partner in department planning and ultimately carrying out and sustaining agreed upon processes for daily departmental success. The Lead also has an obligation to convey associate concerns and requests to the supervisor in the department in which they reside. In this role, the Lead should also be prepared to work in the operation at any given time as needed/requested.

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.

In this function you will:
  • Be a partner in the origination and execution of agreed upon daily plans for the department

  • Support 5S initiatives through following the practice of having everything in its place as well as helping the associates to understand the importance and value of exuding this culture

  • Be an advocate for safety in the distribution center emulating correct lifting techniques and supporting safety initiatives. Be aware of surroundings and making everyone’s safety your responsibility.

  • Be approachable and have the ability to interact with an associate citing any performance opportunities as well as successes

  • Initiate a daily routine that consists of checks and processes to ensure that the department operates the same way day after day. When a goal or standard isn’t being met partner with leadership to solve for this daily.

  • Assist the associates with immediate needs around product verification

  • Coach associates and provide appropriate training and feedback to help to the associates in the department meet their goals.

  • Work with your supervisor to ensure that performance opportunities are addressed.

  • Listen to associate concerns & work with your supervisor to ensure that any issues are addressed.

  • Assist the supervisor in analyzing available data to evaluate individual & departmental performance

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 G.E.D. equivalent required 
  • 2 years of experience at a DC
  • Certified to operate MHE equipment
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Wilsonville, OR will be considered.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:
  • WMS console experience
  • VISTA experience
  • Microsoft Office
  • 3 years experience DC
  • SAP knowledge
  • Manhattan Knowledge
  • 5K Knowledge
  • Equipment Operator

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.

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: Supply Chain / Logistics

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ES AMER HQ MFGSC

Job Level: Team Leader/Supervisor
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No