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Senior Production and Inventory Controls Associate, 2nd Shift


Senior Developer


Sumter, South Carolina, United States

Eaton’s ES AMER ARS division is currently seeking a Senior Production and Inventory Controls Associate, 2nd Shift. The scheduled hours are Monday through Friday from 2:30 pm to 11:00 pm. The rate for this position is $18.50 per hour plus a $.60 per hour shift differential. This position is also eligible for a variable incentive program. Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based on candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

Receive shipments from external vendors and complete transactions in Eaton systems to maintain an accurate inventory with the overall goal of timely order fulfillment and adherence to Eaton’s quality standards.


• Utilize computer, and coordinate cycle count function in the storeroom. Run printouts for cycle count origination. Analyze cycle counts for acceptable tolerances and accuracy. Resolve all errors by researching and auditing all transactions.

• Receive, document, store, stage, and issue all advanced purchases and job-related material to satisfy production requirements.

• Support production line requirements as necessary.

• Compare shipping orders to identify units and/or materials for shipment. Select and prepare paperwork, commercial invoices, custom papers, shipping lists, instruction booklet, etc

• Pack, create, and band equipment, parts, materials, products, and accessories to minimize damage during shipment. Apply carton labels, stickers, and stencils as required by shipping orders, instructions, drawings, etc.

• Exhibit a strong adherence to quality by continually seeking methods of improvement for all functions of the position. Ensure that all products and parts adequately meet Eaton’s quality guidelines as they move throughout the production process. Perform quality checks as instructed.

• Receive and carry out work assignments from management and internal customers to fulfill customer orders on time. Closely follow established procedures for completing assigned functions and perform special assignments and/or projects as assigned.

• Comply with all safety and industrial hygiene requirements, including proper use of personal protective equipment and operation of equipment safely and competently. Understand and meet all departmental safety objectives and goals.

• Keep assigned work area clean and organized per 5S standards.

• Work with members of a team to effectively complete work assignments. Receive information from team members regarding customer needs and product requirements and utilize this information to perform one’s function.

• Exhibit strong analytical and problem-solving skills to resolve any obstacles or delays that may occur in the production process.

• Perform Lean Initiatives by recommending suggestions for improvement related to quality, work processes, and environmental safety and health.



• High school diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution.

• Minimum of 2 years of manufacturing or operations experience in shipping, receiving, inventory management, warehouse, material handling or related field

• Current or prior certification in operation of forklifts used to transport and locate equipment and materials to required areas

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

• No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate area of the Sumter facility (50-mile radius) will be considered for this position.


• Computer literate.

• Working knowledge of Lean concepts.

• Knowledge of processes and procedures related to steel and bus fabrication, purchasing, receiving, shipping, and inventory control

• Broad range of knowledge in materials planning, scheduling, receiving, shipping, and tracking systems

• Computer skills include Excel, Word, DMM, AS400, Mapics,Vista, & Outlook.



Strong verbal and written communication, persuasive, and analytical problem-solving skills. Work with individuals and groups to effectively participate within a team environment.


Expected to work with some degree of independence and make decisions that affect the workgroup. Focus efforts on attaining assigned goals and objectives, which include meeting the needs and expectations of internal and external customers.


While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand, walk, sit, reach at or above shoulder level, grip, and use hands to handle and feel. The employee is frequently required to stoop, lift, carry, push, pull, and grip. The employee is frequently required to lift/carry up to 35 pounds and to push/pull up to or greater than 35 pounds with or without accommodation. The vision requirements include far and close vision with depth perception and color discrimination. While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to communicate.


While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly exposed to noise and frequently exposed to dust.

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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.