Eaton Corporation Assembler III in Irvine, California

Eaton Corporation, the Aerospace Group is currently recruiting for an Assembler III on 1st shift to work in our Irvine, CA location.

This position is responsible for performing detailed assembly operations on production and/or returned assemblies as well as assembling hydraulic, pneumatic and electronic components as specified in applicable documents with little or no supervision

Essential Functions:

  • Assemble parts or units, and position, align, and fasten units to assemblies, subassemblies, or frames using hand tools and power tools

  • Read blueprints and specifications to determine component parts and assembly sequences or units

  • Position, align, and adjust parts for proper fit and assembly

  • Measure parts to determine tolerances, using precision measuring instruments such as micrometers, calipers, and verniers

  • Inspect, test, and adjust completed units to ensure that units meet specifications, tolerances, and customer order requirements

  • May disassemble and assemble product that is returned for repair and/or overhaul

  • Will utilize hand tools such as pliers, wrenches, screwdrivers, arbor press, vises, soldering iron, micrometers, calipers and indicators

  • Use routing sheets, operating instruction sheets or other documentation to ensure proper assembly of parts. Perform visual inspection of units during the assembly process and at completion of assembled units.

  • Determine tooling and special gauging required to complete work

  • Assist with training new Assemblers

  • Comply with all safety requirements, including proper use of personal protective equipment and operation of equipment in a safe and competent manner. Understand and meet all departmental safety objectives and goals. Keep assigned work-area clean, organized, and orderly per 5S standards.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • Minimum three (3) years’ previous work experience in Mechanical Assembly

  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of the work location in order to be considered.

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

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). 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 (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Position Criteria:

  • Strong communication skills & works well in a team environment

  • Ability to work from written instructions such as blueprints or other work instructions

  • Experience with inspection tools such as calipers, depth mic, micrometers, high gauges, etc.

  • Good dexterity and experience working with small pieces of hardware

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous work experience within an Aerospace and/or Manufacturing environment

  • Lock wire and safety wire experience

  • Experience in setup and use of XY plotter, oscilloscopes, and pressure transducer

  • Solder certification

  • ESD certification

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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