Eaton Corporation Material Handler (2nd Shift) in South Bend, Indiana

Eaton’s Vehicle Group North America is currently seeking a Material Handler to join our team. This position is based at our South Bend, IN facility.

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 operate a forklift and other material handling equipment safely and conduct all required maintenance and safety checks.

  • You will operate a forklift to load and/or unload packages from truck, and safely change forklift batteries or propane tanks as required.

  • You will perform various Warehouse and shop floor activities, such as cycle counts, shipping/receiving verification & transactions, as well as all corresponding paperwork

  • You will ensure accurate and timely facilitation & escalation, if needed, of scrap and billet inventory issues.

  • You will maintain billet pad inventory as specified by FTS Manager

  • You will replenish all production lines parts and perform any needed Oracle transactions.

  • You will make sure that all product transported is properly marked and placed in the correct location.

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:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution.

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographical area (within 50 miles) of South Bend, IN will be considered for this position.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

Position Success Criteria :

  • Ability to frequently move and/or lift forgings and dies weighing from 3-36lbs.

  • Ability to stand or walk the entire shift.

  • Ability to hear and talk to other teammates while working.

  • Ability to correctly identify colored buttons on machinery required to run forging operation.

  • Ability to visually detect quality defects during production.

  • Ability to tolerate extreme temperature changes, wetness and/or humidity during production operations.

  • Ability to tolerate noise at a time weighted average of 97 decibels and occasional vibration due to use of tools and equipment.

  • Ability to tolerate fumes from forge press, forklifts, Tennant Sweeper, welding and cutting operations. Ability to tolerate occasional graphite/water mist from forging operations.

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: VEH NAT North America Truck

Job Level: Entry Level

Schedule: Full-time

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.