Eaton Corporation Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician- 3rd Shift in Van Wert, Ohio

Eaton located in Van Wert, Ohio has an opening for a Multi-Craft Maintenance Technician on 3rd Shift

The Multi Craft Maintenance Technician Builds, rebuilds, trouble shoots, and repairs all facility machinery to company standards. Maintains building and facilities to company standards. Works with maintenance and production leaders to establish task selection and priority. Works safely at all times and attends appropriate training seminars. Maintains and improves skills through cross training and seminars.

Essential Functions:

  • Must be able to learn, apply, and retain new techniques, concepts and procedures required for continuously improving products, processes, services, deliveries and overall quality.

  • Ability to read and understand blue prints, control plans, routers, job instructions and measurement tools.

  • Must meet or exceed all quality standards set by the customers and individual Value Stream. Must also maintain the quality standards defined for the entire facility

  • Maintain flexibility to be able to move from work area to work area in order to meet the delivery expectations of the customers and the productivity goals for the plant. Able to work efficiently to establish standards without constant supervision.

  • Promotes cooperation and "team oriented" work environment at all times under the direction of the leadership team.

  • Creates/maintains a safe work environment and practices safety for himself and others at all times and attends appropriate training seminars.

  • Must maintain a clean and well-organized work environment and support our 5S program. Maintains building and facilities to company standard.

  • Able to work with PLC, PC, and CNC controls effectively as needed for maintenance

  • Able to use all types of hand tools and power tools, electrical testing equipment, and various painting, moving and construction equipment.

  • Builds, rebuilds, and trouble shoots repairs for all facility machinery to company standard

  • Works with production team leaders to establish task selection and priority


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Degree or GED and has completed a Federal or State Certified Multi-craft Maintenance or Machine Repair Apprenticeship and obtained a Journeyman’s Card OR a minimum of 4 years documented experience working in the trade.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

  • No relocation provided – candidate must live within a commutable distance (50 miles) to be considered.

Position Criteria:

  • Ability to troubleshoot and repair electrical equipment

  • Strong communication skills (verbal & written)

  • Ability to plan and organize effectively, self-motivated, and dependable.

  • Strong experience in the creation of FMEA,Control Plans, Job Instructions, 8D’s. Competent user of multiple PC

  • software programs, including Word, Excel, MFG/PRO, CAD, etc.

  • Ability to read and create blue prints.

  • Understands Total Productive Mfg (TPM) philosophy

  • Basic Computer Skills (Word-Excel-Notepad)

  • PC skills to operate software utilized for our maintenance management (Mainsaver)

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: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance 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