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Machine Operator (2nd shift)

Company: Eaton
Location: Greenwood
Posted on: November 18, 2021

Job Description:

Eaton's Electrical Sector is currently seeking a Machine Operator to join our 2nd Shift team. This position is based at our Greenwood, SC facility. Note: This is located at the Highway 72 facility. *This positon starts out at $17.00/hour with an additional $1.00/hour for a shift premium

*This position is offering a sign-on bonus of $1,000*, less applicable withholding.*

Position Overview:

In the Fabrication Technician, Machine Operator role, you will fabricate parts from steel, aluminum and cast metals according to the specifications in the blueprints. You will effectively communicate and work with members of a team to complete your job function and meet safety, quality, and productivity goals.

This position is located on our 2nd Shift. The hours are Monday through Friday, 3pm - 11pm.

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 function you will:
Contribute to a safe, engaged and inclusive work culture by complying with all policies, including proper use of personal protective equipment and operation of equipment, and performing 5S duties.
Work from travel document, blueprints and oral or written instructions in order to setup, operate and perform periodic maintenance on a variety of machines including the shear, Finn Power, Prima, Horizontal Press Brakes/Benders, and Trumpf Laser
Maintain expected progress of jobs in area of assignment and communicate concerns appropriately.
Proactively identify opportunities for process improvement as well as complete root cause analysis in response to issues with quality or production.
Responsible for quality, including measuring finished parts with tape measure and/or calipers, visual inspections of material, identifying nonconforming parts, and troubleshooting errors.
Cross train and stand in for other employees/job functions when necessary.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we - as individuals and as a company - are stronger.

Why work at Eaton? Below are a few of the outstanding benefits we offer:
Health benefits and Vacation time are available to use day one, Paid holidays, Shift premium, Retirement benefits, Paid Parental Leave, Educational Assistance Program, Wellness Reimbursement, and more!
Bonus terms: Bonuses are being offered for a limited time only.
Bonuses are only applicable to specific job types and shifts; additional terms and conditions may apply.
Associates must be employed at the time of the payout.
Bonuses will be payable in two installments: $250, less applicable withholding will be paid after 30 days of employment and the remaining $750, less applicable withholding will be paid after six (6) months of employment.

Required (Basic) Qualifications:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent from an accredited institution is required
Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Greenwood, SC will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:
Previous experience as a machine operator or a graduate of a machine certificate program.
Previous experience in sheet metal fabrication including experience with standard punch and bend tooling and processes.
Experience reading blueprints, manufacturing diagrams or drawings, or operating instructions.
Experience with measuring devices (i.e. tape measure and calipers)
Experience with Eaton systems including DMM and AS-400.

Position Criteria:
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Persuasive skills
Analytical problem-solving skills.
Work with individuals and groups to effectively participate within team environment.

Physical Demands:
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 walk; stoop; lift; carry; push; pull; and grip. The employee is frequently required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds. The employee is frequently required to push/pull up to or greater than 50 pounds. 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 listen and to talk.

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

As a contractor with the Federal government, Eaton is subject to the Executive Order mandating COVID-19 vaccination. As permitted by applicable law, the candidate(s) hired under this posting must provide evidence of full vaccination as defined by CDC guidelines, or request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation exempting them from the requirement. Vaccination status will not be verified until after an offer of employment is provided, and candidates may also request a medical, pregnancy or religious accommodation at that time.

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 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.


Manufacturing & Operations


North America - US/Puerto Rico

Primary Location

United States-South Carolina-Greenwood

Work Locations

Greenwood SC Loc 1


ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

Job Level

Entry Level



Does this position offer relocation?




Requisition ID :109916

Keywords: Eaton, Augusta , Machine Operator (2nd shift), Other , Greenwood, Georgia

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