Eaton Corporation CNC Machining Setup and Operate (3rd Shift) in Syracuse, New York

As the electrical industry's global leader for explosion proof and hazardous environments, Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business is constantly pushing forward and looking ahead, advancing electrical and instrumentation products in new and innovative ways. Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Business manufactures over 100,000 products for NEC and IEC applications, including: conduit fittings and cable glands, industrial control and electrical apparatus, enclosures, industrial luminaires (including LED), plugs and receptacles, drilling and marine products, commercial construction and solar solutions.

Position Description:

  • Setup and operate NC and CNC machines in the Bar Cells to perform a variety of turning, drilling, tapping, boring, reaming, threading, forming, facing, milling, slotting, grooving, chamfering, serrating and deburring operations to produce a variety of explosion proof parts of various materials.

  • Refer to assembly drawings, wiring diagrams and machining blueprints to maintain tolerances.

  • Visually manage tool inventory and requisition replacements as needed; assemble tool setup packages.

  • Set controls and perform other manual data input functions as required

  • Initiate and insure accurate tool settings, manual data input or manual adjustments to correct variations.

  • Maintain a supply of materials to machines and remove finished work as necessary to establish a flow through the cells

  • Change collets and/or chucks; load and unload parts; load, unload and adjust tools as necessary

  • Document Standard Work, graph load charts and maintain visual controls. Maintain work area, machines and control units in a clean, neat and orderly condition.

  • Perform Total Preventative Maintenance (TPM) activities such as minor maintenance that includes cleaning, inspection, minor lubrication and tightening loose bolts.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution

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

  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographic area of Syracuse, NY (50 miles) will be considered for this position

  • Minimum of three years of machining experience

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Knowledge of shop mathematics, together with the use of blueprints, charts, tables, specifications, a variety of precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, gages, and the like requiring interpretation of reports and recorded data.

  • Ability to use considerable judgment to plan and perform unusual and difficult work where general methods are available and broad decisions are made involving considerable initiative and ingenuity.

    Position Criteria:

  • Duties involve following prescribed routines or detailed instructions requiring minor decisions and some judgment.

  • Light, physical effort, equivalent to continuous very light, frequent light, occasional average, but rarely heavy manual effort applied in various ways in performance of job duties.

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: EPG CHD EP Americas

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

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.