Eaton Corporation Machine Operator - 2nd Shift in Belmond, Iowa

Eaton in Belmond, IA has an opening for a Machine Operator on 2nd shift.


Setup, operates, and maintains production machinery to perform close tolerance operations of any of following: shearing, friction welding, heat-treating, grinding, turning, drilling, or plating.


Reads job instructions and/or blue prints to produce required finishes on valves.

Operates production equipment according to guidelines and in a safe manner. Practice good housekeeping.

Performs set-ups and minor maintenance of equipment. Troubleshoots equipment when required.

Monitors oil and coolant levels of machines.

Moves product from previous operation to next operation.

Adjusts machines, tooling, and wheels to keep product within specified tolerances per job instructions.

Completes production documentation (first piece approvals, routing tags, scrap tickets, etc.) accurately and neatly.

Uses specified gages to insure proper product tolerances.

Where required, performs SPC on specified dimensions.

Follow reaction plan per job instructions if specified quality levels are not met.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

-Must live within 50 miles of Belmond, IA to be considered. No relocation benefits provided.

Position Criteria:

  • Understanding of how to use precision gauging instruments

  • Ability to proactively work with other team members

  • This position requires standing and/or walking for an entire eight – twelve hour shift


  • Background in machining and setting up metal working machines

  • Proven ability to run a machine with multiple settings or specifications

We make what matters work. Everywhere you look—from the technology and machinery that surrounds us, to the critical services and infrastructure that we depend on every day—you’ll find one thing in common. It all relies on power. That’s why Eaton is dedicated to improving people’s lives and the environment with power management technologies that are more reliable, efficient, safe and sustainable. Because this is what matters.

We are confident we can deliver on this promise because of the attributes that our employees embody. We’re ethical, passionate, accountable, efficient, transparent and we’re committed to learning. These values enable us to tackle some of the toughest challenges on the planet, never losing sight of what matters.

Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH NAA North America Auto

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

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