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Materials Supervisor


Account Manager


Greenwood, South Carolina, United States

Eaton’s Power Systems Division is currently seeking a Materials Supervisor. This position is based at our Greenwood, SC facility. Relocation assistance will be provided within the US/PR.

The expected annual salary range for this role is $91500.03 - $134200.04 a year.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

The Materials Supervisor is a leadership position managing all Inventory Control operations and personnel. They will oversee and direct activities involving the receipt, delivery, inspection and accountability of incoming materials and the shipment of items from stock or production in accordance with established requirements.

  • Supervise Shipping, Receiving, Warehouse, and Material Handling personnel.
  • Manage all aspects of inventory control.
  • Establish and maintain Storeroom processes.
  • Leverage 5-S to optimize space utilization, organization, and efficiency in the Storeroom.
  • Execute ELSS – Pull for the Plant
  • Manage and maintain an effective Cycle Counting program and drive root-cause issue resolution.
  • Manage slow moving, excess, and obsolete inventories.
  • Implement new product industrialization and non-conforming short and long term, material solutions.
  • Coordinate process between Front-End Operations and Material Planners.
  • Foster a collaborative and cooperative team environment within the department and cross-functionally.
  • Ensure safe work practices within the department.
  • Communicate with suppliers on order and delivery requirements as needed.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in supply chain, engineering and/or operations
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, materials, supply chain, or operations/logistics from an accredited institution
  • Continuous Improvement and Lean manufacturing experience
  • SAP Experience


  • Periodically provide support for off hours and weekends
  • Provide support to production by spending time on the shop floor
  • Leadership and sense of urgency: ability to drive positive results in a complex environment
  • Demonstrated sound decision-making skills
  • Strong analytical thinking skills, intellectual rigor and curiosity; problem-solving capability
  • Data-driven, disciplined, objective, and detail-oriented
  • Ability to multi-task and react quickly under pressure

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