Eaton Corporation 2nd Shift Gear Forge Press Operator in Kearney, Nebraska

Eaton located in Kearney, NE has an opening for a 2nd Shift Gear Forge Press Operator.

Essential Functions:

  • Operates Gear press

  • Performs minor maintenance on machines

  • Keeps work area clean and free of hazards – 5-S program

  • Works and communicates with audit/quality control personnel and supervisor to identify quality problems or concerns

  • Performs set-up on presses for different Gears prints

  • Sorts gears, and slugs for defects

  • Adjusts machinery during changeover

  • Uses gauges to check Gears/gear specifications

  • Changes punches and dies as needed

  • Works with Toolroom on die quality problems

  • Gears Auditing (Quality Control)

  • Ability to troubleshoot machine malfunctions

  • Perform other incidental and related duties as required or assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution is required.

  • Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

  • Relocation not included - must live within 50 miles to be considered.

Position Criteria:

  • Understands Statistical Process Control

  • Blueprint reading

  • Fork truck operation

  • Ability to setup machinery

  • Ability to read process sheets

  • Visual inspection of cold and hot parts

  • Entering data into computer

Preferred Qualifications:

  • At least one year of manufacturing experience

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: VEH NAA North America Auto

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