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Material Handler - Afternoon Shift

Manufacturing and Production

Material Planner


Kings Mountain, North Carolina, United States

Eaton’s IS VEH VGNA division is currently seeking a Material Handler - Afternoon Shift. This position is based at our Kings Mountain, NC location.

The hourly rate for this position is $19.98-$22.03 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:

• Operate a forklift to drive material routes to maintain proper flow, distribution, and accuracy of materials and supplies.

• Validate and verify material and quantities for all parts; escalate inventory discrepancy concerns to supervisor. Work under time constraints while maintaining 100% accuracy of transactions

• Assist during changeover preparation by communicating with Operators/Lead and pulling materials ahead of changeover activities

• Use your basic computer skills to understand and use the fork truck communication systems (FCS/ Oracle/ WMS) to facilitate manufacturing and inventory accuracy; submit help desk tickets for related IT issues

• Operate lifting aids and/or overhead hoists to manipulate and move parts, unload and load trucks as they are coming into plant

• Adhere to all safety and quality procedures, and company policies and guidelines, and assist in on-the-job training for new employees.

• Work as a team member to meet safety, quality and productivity goals and requirements. Maintaining work area housekeeping and assist in department/team housekeeping and 5S efforts, and complete daily tasks in compliance with standard work

• Be expected to work a reasonable amount of overtime and weekends


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

• High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution

• Prior experience operating fork trucks or other powered industrial vehicles. Upon hire, must pass forklift examination and operate forklift in a safe manner.

• Proficiency in inventory transaction integrity

• Basic computer skills, including proficiency with Windows-based software

• No relocation is available for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Kings Mountain, NC facility will be considered

Preferred Qualifications:

• Prior experience with the following software is helpful: Excel, Oracle, FCS, WMS, Premium Freight Database, UPS Website and Outlook

• Prior experience in a manufacturing or assembly operation preferred

• Good problem-solving skills

• Strong verbal communication skills

• Strong teamwork skills

• Good attention to detail

• Able to follow-through on assigned tasks


• Able to lift up to 40 lbs. on a regular basis

• Able to stand and walk

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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.