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Material Handler - 1st Shift

Manufacturing and Production

Material Planner


Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

Eaton’s ES AMER ESS division is currently seeking a Material Handler - 1st Shift. At our Worcester, MA we focus in the Electrical Sector when it comes to Critical Power and Digital Infrastructure to multiple segments, so of those being Utilties, Hospitals, Data Centers, and Commercial Institutions. The Material Handler role will over full time 40 hour work week, Medical Benefits, 401K, vacation, and opportunity for upward mobility.​ Schedule will be 5:30am-2:00pm and Monday-Friday.​

The hourly rate for this position is $21.50 per hour.

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:

This position will be responsible for quickly and accurately moving production materials and parts into and out of warehouse shelves, storage bins and production locations. Receive and put away inbound deliveries. Pick and issue parts for production jobs. Make inventory and other transactions in company systems and database with accuracy and timeliness. Ensure the warehouse is a safe, clean and efficient production work environment. Checks completed parts to ensure compliance to Worcester Plant Quality standards and makes necessary adjustments when required to meet quality goals.

In this function you will:

  • Operate a variety of material handling equipment (sit-down or stand-up fork trucks, pallet jacks, two-wheel and four-wheel dollies, cranes, pallet stackers/walkie rider, etc.).
  • Unload and load delivery trucks, trailers, and outside carriers
  • Ensure proper movement of materials throughout fabrication work cells
  • Operate packaging/wrapping equipment. Inspect all materials as they are picked and delivered; including package, wrap, weigh, and stage completed product.
  • Maintain equipment and perform housekeeping duties as necessary.
  • Adheres to all environmental, health, safety rules and regulations, and work instructions including the use of proper personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Transactions in business systems? Basic data entry to support supply chain management.


Basic (Required):

  • 6+ months of experience in a manufacturing setting
  • Stand-up fork truck experience
  • Basic shop math and computer understanding
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position. Only candidates in the immediate geographic area (50-mile radius) will be considered.


  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited school.
  • 1+ years of experience in warehouse operations, inventory management, material handling, shipping dock or related material handling experience.
  • Previous experience using systems controls such as material management and MRP/ERP (AS400)
  • Previous experience using KANBAN and cycle counting


  • Ability to read and interpret standard operating procedures, work orders, and bills of material
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and follow customer specific product requirements
  • Ability to use good judgment and problem-solving skills to make informed decisions.
  • Ability to lift, push and pull up to 50 lbs.
  • Ability to use a crane once fully trained to lift items
  • Ability to stand for extended periods of time. Repetitive lifting, bending, and squatting is inherent to this position
  • Ability to wear required PPE for the role including but not limited to safety glasses, hearing protection, safety shoes, and protective arm and hand coverings.

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We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.