Eaton Corporation Product Support Technician in Jackson, Mississippi

Eaton’s aerospace facility in Jackson, MS is seeking a full-time Product Support Technician to work an off shift.

Essential Functions:

  • Read and understand work instructions.

  • Perform visual and physical inspection of functional measuring equipment characteristics on component parts.

  • Use of functional measuring equipment.

  • Responsible for the quality of the product going to the next operation.

  • Interpret and work from complex drawings, blueprints and specifications.

  • Identify non-conformances found during the inspection of component parts, and properly document such nonconformances in the DR System.

  • Utilize small hand tools to remove metal shavings from the interior and exterior of machined parts.

  • Operate small air, electric, or battery powered rotary tools.

  • Marking of parts via engraving or etching techniques.

  • Ability to read and complete inspection ledger, inspection check sheet, operation sheet, move ticket and discrepancy report (DR) and other paperwork as necessary to comply with Quality Systems.

  • Responsible for notifying supervisors when work received does not meet the specifications required by previous operators including paperwork requirements as observable.

  • Performs operator defined 5S/TPM tasks as required.

  • Responsible for returning all tools to their proper location at the end of the shift and cleaning work area.

  • Proper use of all tools and gages necessary to complete and to verify that all work performed has been completed to specifications as required.

  • Subassembly operations such as installation of pins, plugs, inserts, bearings, miscellaneous components, etc.

  • Performs minor pencil grinding, lapping, or repair work as required as required in the course of performing the primary duties of the classification.

  • Compliance to Manufacturing Self-Release Process (MSRP) and responsible for the quality of the product going to next operation.

  • Use of functional measuring equipment.

  • Interpretation of MRB dispositions and preparation of 500 work orders for nonconforming parts dispositioned by the Preliminary/Material Review Board.

  • Inspection of parts on 500 work orders that have been reworked or repaired to specified requirements.

  • Interpretation of surface treatment requirements and preparation of shippers for routing parts to plating suppliers, and subsequent inspection of parts as they are returned from the supplier.

  • Other duties as required within the job classification and duties of lower classifications.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution required

  • Minimum of two (2) years prior work experience in a manufacturing or military environment performing machining, assembly, test, or inspection work required. An Associate’s Degree in a technical field such as drafting, designing, industrial production, or manufacturing engineering technology may be substituted for work experience.

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee

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

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Prior work experience using inspection techniques

  • Training or prior experience reading blue prints and interpreting engineering drawings

Position Criteria:

  • Team player attitude demonstrated in boss and peer relationships

  • Strong work ethic demonstrated through action orientation and a drive to achieve results

  • Ability to articulate technical information in an actionable format in both verbal and written form

  • Flexibility, ability to multitask, and proficiency in shifting priorities

  • Strong shop math skills

  • Basic knowledge of component parts

  • Demonstrated ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and applicable specifications

  • Ability to read and complete inspection ledgers

  • Demonstrated ability to select and use measuring equipment

  • Concern for quality improvement

  • Concern for job safety

  • Proficiency in the use of computers

  • Manufacturing Self-Release Process (MSRP) training must be completed before permitted to self-release

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: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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