Eaton Corporation Welder - 2nd Shift in Forest City, North Carolina

Eaton located in Arden, NC has an opening for a Welder on 2nd Shift.

Position Overview :

The primary function of the job is to perform routine welding operations of a repetitive and non-repetitive nature on standard and near-standard assemblies. Assist other operators in their work as directed/required.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Perform welding from manufacturing information, bills of material, written and/or oral instructions.

  • Operate equipment/machinery to produce parts

  • Interpret work orders including; written, oral, Kanban cards, and drawings

  • Maintain necessary tools and materials for continuous operation

  • Inspect final component against work specifications

  • Perform necessary operator maintenance on machining and fabrication equipment

  • Provide on-the-job training for new operators

  • Perform TPM and 5S+ responsibilities daily

  • Pick up and place scrap in appropriate containers.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Valid Welding Certificate or Welding Education from an accredited institution

  • High school diploma or G.E.D from an accredited institution

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

  • No relocation is available for this position, only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Arden, NC facility will be considered.

Position Criteria

  • Able to lift 35 pounds – waist, shoulder, overhead

  • Able to read calipers and tape measures

  • Able to read blue prints

  • Proven history of safe work habits

  • Must be able to work effectively without direct supervision

  • Strong computer skills – Microsoft Office, Internet, etc.

  • Must be able to work overtime – weekdays and weekends

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with manufacturing fabrication.

  • Demonstrated welding ability / knowledge - A welding demonstration is required

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: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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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