Eaton Corporation Machine Operator (1st Shift) in Amarillo, Texas

Eaton in Amarillo, TX is seeking a full-time Machine Operator to work first shift. Primary Function: Operates, makes adjustments, and maintains production quality to perform close tolerance operations.

Essential Functions:

  • Operating an automatic tapping, drilling and/or reaming machine and CNC machines

  • Positioning parts into chuck, fixtures, or otherwise load machine

  • Initiating machine cycles and remove machine parts

  • Bending and removing parts from a tub, placing into a fixture and cycling the machine by pressing palm buttons

  • Regularly gauge and/or visually check castings following established procedures with a manual gauge and caliper

  • Read and interpret information on screen to make necessary adjustments to machines

  • Maintain work area in a clean and orderly condition

  • Utilize basic math skills as needed

  • Other Duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 1 year manufacturing experience

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Amarillo, TX will be considered.

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in machining metal working machines

  • Proven ability to run a machine with multiple settings or specifications

Position Criteria:

  • Understanding of how to use precision gauging instruments

  • Ability to proactively work with other team members

  • This position requires standing and/or walking for an entire eight – twelve hour

  • Ability to comprehend and follow moderately technical standards and maintenance procedures

  • Ability to read drawings

  • Ability to lift 50 lbs

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG CHD EP Americas

Job Level: Entry Level

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