Eaton Corporation Lead Technician - Engineering in Sumter, South Carolina

Eaton Corporation located in Sumter, SC has an opening for a Lead Technician - Engineering.

Position Overview

Accurately interpret customer and engineer supplied drawings, specifications and notes and translate them into drawings and bills-of-material understandable by internal customers in Manufacturing and Purchasing, as well as external customers

Essential Functions

  • Prepare switchboard manufacturing information (MI) utilizing Bid Manager and Auto-Cad to meet customer requirements.

  • Create or edit bills of material to insure correct material demand requirements for purchased and self-manufactured components

  • Identify and design any special fabricated parts required, insuring that MI’s are completed and the material is routed accordingly to the appropriate assembly team

  • Load electronic copy of all required manufacturing information into Enovia via Plant Order Manager to allow for retrieval by both internal and external customers

  • Provide input to Bid Man development team on design and pick table enhancements.

  • Demonstrate clear understanding of the full breadth of the switchboard product line offering, including wiring and design applications

  • Provide backup support as required to other team members

  • Support and assist assembly teams in resolution of process and or information quality problems.

  • Work closely with engineers, through order reviews and process improvements, to insure accurate interpretation of customer supplied order information


Basic Qualifications:

  • Associates Degree in a technical field from an accredited institution and a minimum of 3 years’ experience supporting the design or order processing of power distribution equipment

  • Or a High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution and a minimum of 5 years’ experience supporting the design or order processing of power distribution equipment

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience with the generation of manufacturing information packets (MIs) including bills of material (BOMs) and 2D design drawings (i.e. front elevation, one-line, plan views and custom part designs).

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience using computer aided 3D design CAD tools

  • No relocation assistance is being provided for this role. Only candidates who currently reside within a 50 mile radius of Sumter, SC will be considered.

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

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: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

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

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.