Eaton Corporation Machine Operator-Plastics - 1st Shift in Syracuse, New York

Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Division is currently seeking a Machine Operator, Plastics to join our team. This position is based at our Syracuse, NY facility.

As the electrical industry's global leader for explosion proof and hazardous environments, Eaton’s Crouse-Hinds Business is constantly pushing forward and looking ahead, advancing electrical and instrumentation products in new and innovative ways. Eaton's Crouse-Hinds Business manufactures over 100,000 products for NEC and IEC applications, including: conduit fittings and cable glands, industrial control and electrical apparatus, enclosures, industrial luminaires (including LED), plugs and receptacles, drilling and marine products, commercial construction and solar solutions.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

  • You will perform required duties to store, cut, form, weigh and deliver material for plastic molding; to operate molding press, assembly press and radial riveter, related equipment and various finishing machines including cut-off saws, bench grinder, single and multi-spindle drilling machines, etc., for the production of a variety of plastic parts.

  • You will use hand, pneumatic or power tools as required for performance of job duties.

  • You will prepare charges (shots) for molding machines and place in storage racks exercising care to cover properly to avoid damage or spoilage.

  • You will operate hand lift truck as required to deliver charges (shots) to molding stations as directed. You will also load charges (shots) into machine or mold and initiate press cycle.

  • You will pack and label completed products. Visually inspect all parts for appearance and compliance with quality standards. Immediately report all irregularities to supervisor.

  • You will perform Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) duties including cleaning machines daily, oil and lubricate and remove chips as prescribed.

  • You will detect defective material or faulty machine operations and report all unusual conditions to proper supervision.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution

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

  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographic area of Syracuse, NY (50 miles) will be considered for this position

    Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience working with mold press, assembly press, or related equipment

  • Familiar with a variety of tools including: hand, pneumatic, and/or power tools

    Position Success Criteria:

  • Care is necessary to position material and perform machine operation and assembly in proper sequence as directed

  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply and divide including decimals and fractions; simple use of formulas, drawings

  • Light, physical effort, equivalent to continuous very light, frequent light, occasional average, but rarely heavy manual effort applied in various ways in performance of job duties

  • Agree to administer 5S procedures and maintain the Material Replenishment System as prescribed

  • Responsible for maintaining work area and equipment in a clean and orderly condition. Follow prescribed or standard safety regulations

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: EPG CHD EP Americas

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

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.