Eaton Corporation 2nd Shift Machine Operator in Kearney, Nebraska

Eaton located in Kearney, NE has an opening for a 2nd shift Machine Operator.

Essential Functions:

  • Monitors bank of machines, checking and gauging parts to ensure machines are running to specifications

  • Adjusts machines, tooling, and wheels to keep parts within allowable tolerances

  • Assists in maintenance and changeover of machinery

  • Keeps work area clean and free of hazards – maintains 5-S housekeeping standards

  • Completes paperwork and checks gauges after changeovers to approve machines to run

  • Completes Statistical Process Control charts as required

  • Reads process sheets to determine proper dimensions and gauge to use

  • Use precision gauging equipment including calipers, micrometers, dial indicators

  • Follows safety policies and procedures in the performance of listed daily functions

  • Ability to troubleshoot machine malfunctions

  • Perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned

QualificationsBasic Qualifications:

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

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

  • Must live within a 50 mile radius of Kearney, NE. No relocation benefit is provided.

Position Criteria:

  • Understands Statistical Process Control

  • Blueprint reading

  • Ability to setup machinery

  • Ability to read process sheets

  • Visual inspection of cold and hot parts

  • Entering data into computer

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 1 year of Industrial 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

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: 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