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Material Handler

Company: Eaton Corporation
Location: Santa Ana
Posted on: October 11, 2021

Job Description:

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is currently seeking a Material Handler to join our team. This position is based at our Santa Ana, CA facility.

Position Overview:

This position uses a forklift or power equipment to move and store a variety of materials, parts or products. May unload incoming materials from trailers, vehicles, etc… Transport items from incoming staging area or from finished goods staging area to storage area. Store, stack, and arrange material and maintain related documentation. Verify, identify and quantify items received against purchase order. Visually inspect and count items / incoming parts, materials and supplies to detect shortages, damages in transit, broken packages and obvious defects. Complete related documentation. Move or expedite material to proper department. Pull material and package for delivery to Service Centers. Use KanBan system to order and replenish materials.


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:

  • Act as backup to other material handlers as needed in different sections.
  • Visually inspect for damaged material.
  • Keep areas neat and orderly using 5S guidelines.
  • Safely and efficiently deliver materials as needed to storeroom locations, or POU locations.
  • Notify internal customers of receipts / product marked to their attention. Maintain working relationship with internal customers.
  • Receive P.O’s in system. Separate AML material from non-AML. (Kanban)
  • Sort and disperse return material. Maintain all documentation accordingly.
  • Unload trucks and check freight bills accordingly. Verify material against packing list.
  • Pull parts from Storeroom if needed in Service Center packing. Ensure packaging is to standard to prevent loss or damage to product.
  • Perform duties of internal truck driver, making pick ups and deliveries in a timely fashion. Assist with delivery / receipt of product to outside vendors and / or contractors.
  • Operate stretchwrap machine.
  • Maintain stock levels. Coordinate movement of material. Locate material when required by other material handlers, internal customers or Supervisors.
  • Work with planners and buyers to make them aware of problems
  • Assist with annual inventory.
  • Process internal Kanban cards. Assist in the maintenance of the Kanban system.
  • Other duties as assigned.



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 general education degree (GED) required
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without out company sponsorship, now or in the future.
  • No relocation is being offered for this role.  All candidates considered must live within 50 miles of the Santa Ana, CA location.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Forklift driver certification
  • Standup & Sit-down forklift experience


Position Criteria:

  • Proven analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a matrix environment, get results and drive change through others
  • Ability to manage by influence through solid relationships and process focus
  • Effective communication and team leadership skills are essential.  Ability to drive results by empowering team members

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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: CPDI PDI

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

Keywords: Eaton Corporation, Santa Ana , Material Handler, Other , Santa Ana, California

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