Eaton Corporation Machine Operator in Syracuse, New York

Eaton Crouse-Hinds in Syracuse, NY is looking for a Machine Operator to work first shift in our CNC2 department.

Primary Function:

Perform a variety of machining operations using single or multi-spindle drill press and/or tapping machines (automatic and semi-automatic) and milling machines on various castings and parts of steel, cast iron, aluminum, brass, etc.

  • Duties include positioning parts into chucks, fixtures or loading machine; move selector levers for prescribed speeds; initiating machine cycle, removing machined part and check work.

  • Work involves highly repetitive machine operations such as drilling, milling, tapping, reaming, boring, facing, threading, counterboring, etc. Maintain setup (setups made by others).

  • Work from verbal instructions, method cards and job assignment tickets.

  • Operate sequence prescribed.

  • Check work with fixed gauges at prescribed intervals.

  • Remove chips from machines and move material to and from work stations as directed.

  • Perform a variety of similar and associated duties as required or directed.

  • Detect and report faulty machine operations, defective material and unusual cases to proper supervision.

  • Maintain work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition.

  • Follow prescribed or standard safety regulations.


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 will be considered for this position

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a manufacturing or production environment

  • Experience working with tapping, milling, and/or drill press machines

Position Criteria:

  • Moderate physical effort, equivalent to continuous light, frequent average or occasional heavy manual effort applied in various ways in performance of job duties.

  • Ability to use and read fixed gauges not requiring interpretation.

  • Able to read, write, perform simple addition and subtraction, follow simple directions.

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