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Supply Chain Lead Clerk

Company: Eaton
Location: Jackson
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Eaton's Aerospace Division is currently seeking a Supply Chain Lead Clerk to join our team. This position is based at our Jackson, MI facility.

Position Overview:

Support the Supply Chain Group by providing the necessary operations support for the organization such as executing manufacturing work orders, shipping and receiving, maintaining files, and providing back-up support for all plant operation support areas.

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.

In this role, you will:

  • Maintain a high degree of confidentiality, professionalism, and expert knowledge in the areas of shipping procedures and processes.
  • Adhere to all Eaton policies and procedures relative to SCM and shipping functions. Compliant with all AS9100 quality certifications.
  • Proactively address changing priorities; and positively manage projects, initiative, and activities under tight deadlines.
  • Apply excellent organizational skills enabling management of multiple tasks and priorities in a fast-paced work environment.
  • Coordinate oral and written communications between internal/external customers, supply chain management and staff.
  • Work proactively with internal/external customers to ensure timely delivery of customer requirements while upholding the standard work procedures of the shipping office.
  • Creatively think of delivery solutions to ensure shipment forecast dollars are hit daily/monthly and self-monitors the progress to the target throughout the workday.
  • Drive effective relationships with employees as well as external clients (e.g., key customers)
  • Understand and analyze supply chain information and develop innovative methods and procedures for corrective actions within the department and/or division.
  • Bring shipping/invoicing errors to the attention of the immediate shipping supervisor to put preventative measures in place.
  • Provide assistance to other key staff members and functional projects as needed.
  • Support Continuous Improvement culture by attending tier meetings as appropriate and compiling appropriate data when needed.
  • Help train new hires on domestic orders in the shipping office
  • Help shipping team to be three deep on all positions by being fully trained as a backup for the government desk.
  • Primary backup for Intercompany consolidations. Files necessary compliance paperwork for international shipments.
  • Proficient knowledge of Proficy MES system to ensure work orders are released correctly.
  • Creates ASN's through customers' Portal websites.

    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:
    • High School Diploma or GED
    • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Jackson, MI facility will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.
    • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship now or in the future
    • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee

      Preferred Qualifications:
      • Administrative office and project management skills
      • Extensive knowledge and proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office products such as Word, Excel and PowerPoint (Access and MS Project are a plus)

        Position Success Criteria:
        • Excellent written and oral communication skills to respond to detailed inquiries in situations where others may not be knowledgeable or research may be required

          We are 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.

          Eaton also considers qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with local laws. To request a disability-related reasonable accommodation to assist you in your job search, application or interview process, please call 412-893-3600 or send an email to:

          We provide benefits that are industry competitive and focused on employee well-being. Listed below are programs that are offered globally, but program availabilities may vary by site.
          • Flexible work options to help balance work/life demands (at participating Eaton sites)
          • Healthcare/retirement savings programs
          • Competitive compensation packages to reward skills and performance
          • Tuition assistance or financial help for ongoing learning and development
          • Health, Dental, Vision & Wellness programs
          • Donation matching (U.S., Canada, Puerto Rico)


            Supply Chain / Logistics


            North America - US/Puerto Rico

            Primary Location

            United States-Michigan-Jackson

            Work Locations

            Jackson MI Loc


            AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

            Job Level

            Entry Level



            Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?


            Does this position offer relocation?




            Requisition ID :112705

Keywords: Eaton, Ann Arbor , Supply Chain Lead Clerk, Professions , Jackson, Michigan

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