Eaton Corporation Assembler in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Eaton located in Eden Prairie, MN has an openings for Assemblers on 3rdShift and 2nd shift.

Position Overview:

Work as a team with the primary purpose of assembling and maintaining a continuous flow of material through a manufacturing cell of a work area, as required to meet production demands. Promote continuous improvement to eliminate defects and improve the manufacturing process.

Essential Functions:

  • Work from drawings or specifications to assemble units composed of component parts.

  • Use routing sheets, operating instructions and surface appearance templates to ensure proper assembly of parts.

  • Adjust, fit, and align units to close tolerances and inspection standards.

  • Perform filing or sanding of parts as needed.

  • Perform visual inspection of unit during the assembly process and at completion of the assembled unit.

  • Perform minor rework on rejected units.

  • Perform routine cell housekeeping operations – 5S.

  • Train new assemblers.

  • Perform other duties as required.

  • Model the Eaton ethical conduct policy, the Eaton Values and Philosophy, and comply with all other corporate, plant, and regulatory policies and regulations as applicable.

  • Support plant lean, safety, quality and continuous improvement efforts.

  • Perform all other duties as required.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or G.E.D from an accredited institution is required.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in US without company sponsorship.

  • Must reside within 50 miles of Eden Prairie, MN. No relocation benefits provided.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 2 or more years’ experience in a Manufacturing environment

  • 3 or more years’ experience working on an assembly line

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

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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.