Eaton Corporation Production Associate I (2nd Shift) in Van Wert, Ohio

Eaton in Van Wert, OH is hiring a 2nd Shift Production Associate. In this position you must be able to Safely and efficiently perform manual labor during the production process of Eaton products. Operate and troubleshoot production machinery. Perform minor repairs as necessary.

Metal Distribution: weighing, combining products, monitoring, filling containers, and preparing product for shipping

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 leadership.

  • Creates/maintains a safe work environment and practices safety for themselves and others at all times.

  • Must maintain a clean and well-organized work environment and support our 5S program.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographical area (within 50 miles) of Van Wert, OH will be considered for this position.

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

  • All positions require use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in arms regulations. All applicants must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. Person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum one year work experience in a manufacturing/warehouse environment

Position Criteria:

  • Repetitive bending and lifting up to 50 lbs.

  • Must be willing to work on equipment up to 20’ in the air (scissor lift)

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: 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