Eaton Corporation CNC Machine Operator -2nd Shift in South Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Eaton’s Eaton Power Systems Division is seeking CNC Machine Operator -2nd Shift

The CNC Machine Operator 2ed Shift will be based at our South Milwaukee, WI.

Primary Function

The primary function is performing the tasks necessary to set up, operate, & machine quality parts on the turning machines.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Set-up & Operate a variety of turn machines & equipment comprising of turret lathes, chuckers, automatic screw machines, etc. on a variety of shafts and castings, of various materials for standard product lines.

  • Select proper tooling to set speeds & feeds, and calibration

  • Maintain tolerances & production standards

  • Perform misc. duties & operate secondary equipment including but not limited to burr bench, cleaning operations, etc.

  • Assist QA/Engineering with problem solving for new product development

  • Participate in Lean/VSM projects

  • Train new operators on the process.

  • Acquire proficiency in all machines in the work center.

  • Make offsets both in manual & CNC machines to compensate for tool wear.

  • Download & edit programs from CIMNET system into the local memory of the machine(s). Make offsets as needed.

  • Perform work from specifications, and/or communicated instructions.

  • Follow established working procedures.

  • Operator is responsible for own work, under minimal supervision and instructions.

  • Meet or exceed quality and quantity standards.

  • Keep work area clean and orderly.

  • Contribute suggestions for methods or product improvement.

  • Use and operate tools and equipment consistent with this job.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

  • Adheres to all environmental, health, safety rules and regulations, and work instructions.

  • Fosters an environment that promotes Eaton’s goals, philosophies, and encourages continuous improvement through participation and teamwork.


Basic Qualifications:

  • A high school diploma or GED form an accredited institution is required.

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

  • Relocation benefits not included. Only candidates living within 50 miles of South Milwaukee, WI will be considered

  • Minimum 1 year of CNC machining experience and/or CNC machining educational background.

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and use drawings, routings, blue prints, specifications, part numbers, and other shop documents affecting this position.

  • Minimum 2 years of experience working in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience with precision measuring equipment to include calipers, micrometers, and gauges

  • Knowledge of machine set-up procedures.

  • CNC Programming 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: ESSG CPSD PRD Power Reliability Division

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