Eaton Corporation Machine Operator I (2nd Shift) in Cleveland, Tennessee

Eaton located in Cleveland, TN is currently looking for a Machine Operator I to work on the Second Shift.

Job Description:

  • Fabricate parts per drawings, routings and work instructions.

  • Utilize manufacturing information, determine necessary parts/inventory, fixtures/dies and obtain materials from stock areas.

  • Perform quality checks consistent with the operator quality instructions using measuring instruments and/or templates.

  • Operate auxiliary equipment such as automatic feeds, scrap cutters, conveyors, limit switches and safety equipment. Set, align and secure dies; set ram stroke.

  • Use kanban and other replenishment systems to assure availability of parts.

  • Maintain equipment, change tooling and make minor adjustments as necessary.

  • Maintain equipment and work area in a clean and orderly manner; keep oil deposits off floor.

  • Wear all personal protective equipment, effectively use machine guarding and observe all hygiene requirements as specified and directed.

  • Train new employees.

  • Cross-train on various presses and equipment applicable to job classification.

  • Work overtime as necessary.

  • Comply with all applicable ISO 9001, EQS, MESH and ISO 14001 procedures. Possess a working knowledge of relevant ISO procedures and work instructions as well as the Eaton Safety Process.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • Eaton is not offering relocation, only candidates residing within a 50 mile radius from the Cleveland, TN facility will be considered.

  • Only candidates that can legally work in the United States without company sponsorship will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Sufficient proficiency with precision-measuring equipment (e.g. calipers, tape measures)

  • Competent in use of hand tools such as screwdrivers, hammers, wrenches, drills, etc.

  • Demonstrate proficiency with drawings and/or blueprints and in general operation and troubleshooting of the equipment.

  • Knowledge of and proven ability to use computer systems (Mapics, Matrix).

  • Experience operating punch presses, turret presses and/or press brake.

Position Criteria

  • Must be able to individually lift 40 lbs. continuously throughout the shift

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Schedule: Full-time

Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No

Does this position offer relocation?: No

Travel: No

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.