Eaton Corporation Machinist (1st Shift) in La Grange, North Carolina

Eaton located in LaGrange, NC has an opening for a Machinist on 1st Shift

Position Overview:

Sets up and operates conventional, special-purpose, and numerical control (NC) machines and machining centers to fabricate metallic and nonmetallic parts, and fits and assembles machined parts into complete units, applying knowledge of machine shop theory and procedures, shop mathematics, machinability of materials, and layout techniques:

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Studies blueprints, sketches, drawings, manuals, specifications, or sample part to determine dimensions and tolerances of finished workpiece, sequence of operations, and setup requirements.

  • Measures, marks, and scribes dimensions and reference points on material or workpiece as guides for subsequent machining.

  • Selects, aligns, and secures holding fixtures, cutting tools, attachments, accessories, and materials on machines, such as mills, lathes, jig borers, grinders, and shapers.

  • Calculates and sets controls to regulate machining factors, such as speed, feed, coolant flow, and depth and angle of cut, or enters commands to retrieve, input, or edit computerized machine control media.

  • Starts and observes machine operation to detect malfunctions or out-of-tolerance machining, and adjusts machine controls or control media as required.

  • Verifies conformance of finished workpiece to specifications, using precision measuring instruments.

  • Sets up and operates machine on trial run to verify accuracy of machine settings or programmed control data.

  • Fits and assembles parts into complete assembly, using jigs, fixtures, surface plate, surface table, hand tools, and power tools.

  • Verifies dimensions and alignment of assembly, using measuring instruments, such as micrometers, height gauges, and gauge blocks.

  • May install machined replacement parts in mechanisms, machines, and equipment, and test operation of unit to ensure functionality and performance.

  • May operate welding equipment to cut or weld parts.

  • May develop specifications from general description and draw sketch of part or product to be fabricated.

  • May confer with engineers, production personnel, programmers, or others to resolve machining or assembly problems.

Qualifications

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of LaGrange, NC to be considered.

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

  • 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”

Position Criteria:

  • Must be able to learn machining and tool making operations

  • Must be able to perform basic math functions

  • Must understand basic CNC control functions

  • Must be able to perform operations that may require heavy lifting

  • Must be Safety, Quality conscious and dependable

  • Ability to perform operations that may require heavy lifting

  • Required: Safety, Quality conscious and dependable

  • Required: Understand basic CNC control functions

  • Required: be able to learn machining and tool making operation

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 Eaton.com.

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. Eaton.com/careers.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: EPG CHD EP Americas

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