May 20, 2021

Distribution Center Supervisor - 2nd shift

  • Eaton
  • Roanoke, VA, USA
Full time Transportation Professional

Job Overview

Eaton's Electrical sector is currently seeking a Distribution Center Supervisor - 2nd Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Roanoke, VA facility.

Position Overview

As a Distribution Center Supervisor - 2nd Shift you will work with a wide range of people in varying roles across the organization, including hourly associates, other support personnel within the facility, personnel at other facilities and outside suppliers to meet daily shipment and receiving goals. This position will be exciting and rewarding for a self-starter who enjoys navigating through the challenges and rewards of leading people and improving processes.

In This Function You Will
  • Supervise the daily activities of the warehouse floor operations, motivating your team to ensure that operations are productive, safe and accurate.
  • Provide support to your team by ensuring timely answers to questions or by steering them to the appropriate information sources, and by providing a workplace where associates can grow and develop.
  • Help to interview and select new members for your team and assure that new or transferred associates are adequately trained to meet the requirements of their positions.
  • Manage time and attendance for your team.
  • Offer counseling and coaching regarding things such as performance and company policy.
  • Be an active member of the site's leadership team and help to support site initiatives and operational changes.
  • Engage with your team to identify opportunities to improve processes and will be a champion for change.
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
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience managing direct reports
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship both now and in the future
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates who currently reside within 50 miles of the Roanoke, VA facility will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree in Management or Supply Chain
  • Warehouse Management System and SAP experience
  • Previous warehouse / distribution center / shipping / receiving experience
  • Lean / six sigma experience

Position Criteria
  • Participative leadership style
  • Goal orientation
  • Computer proficiency
  • Project management skills
  • Coaching and counselling skills
  • Ability to inspire and motivate
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.


Supply Chain / Logistics


North America - US/Puerto Rico

Primary Location

United States-Virginia-Roanoke

Work Locations

Roanoke VA Loc 2


EPG CHD EP Americas

Job Level

Team Leader/Supervisor



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


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Requisition ID :096012

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