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Quality Technician - Second Shift

Greenwood, South Carolina


Job Description

Eaton has an immediate opening for a Quality Technician 2nd Shift located in Greenwood, SC.
Position Overview:
The Quality Technician will be responsible for tracking key process inputs, routine inspections, and daily quality analyses. This position will also be the main liaison between production and product engineering. The incumbent will have access to drawings, specifications, and operating procedures to make judgment decisions within the production shift to reduce manufacturing downtime due to process or product engineering issues.  The incumbent will be involved in root cause analysis activities to support corrective action in manufacturing, support the quality function in driving quality into daily manufacturing processes, and will support Kaizen action items and process changes.  The position will also be responsible for maintaining and improving existing ISO-9001:2008 system.
Essential Functions:
  • First responder / Quality representative on production floor related issues. Ability to analysis issue with available data and decide course of action to assure continued production.
  • Participate and lead in any related inspection activities as needed for production. Collect data to support acceptance to documented procedures / or specification.
  • Analyze, define, and communicate with suppliers any production or incoming inspection discrepancies related to the applicable components.
  • Ability to support and analyze customer returns and customer complaint / warranty activities.
  • Work in conjunction with the ISO leader as an internal auditor per ISO guidelines.
  • Support ongoing continuous improvement activities, special projects, cost saving activities, as the quality representative. Assist lower coded operators or perform tasks of lower coded positions
  • Ability to multi-task and quickly set priorities. 
  • Observe all safety and hygiene requirements as specified or directed.  Maintain a clean orderly and safe workplace.
  • All employees are expected to comply with the environment, health, and safety guidelines.


Basic Qualifications
  • Associates Degree from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in a Quality, Field Service or Engineering position in manufacturing.
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship 
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Greenwood, SC will be considered


Preferred Qualifications          
  • Working knowledge of SAP.
  • ISO Knowledge and understanding
  • Experience with the use of quality tools such as 8D, 5-Why, etc.
  • Experience within electronics, automotive, power distribution or related fields.
  • Lean or six-sigma experience.
  • CQA or CQT certification.
Position Criteria 
  • Strong knowledge of ISO procedures.
  • Knowledge of technical and commercial aspects of product design, manufacture, and application.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering and production drawings/specifications.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication and presentation skills.
  • Effective problem solving skills.
  • PC application experience including MS Office products
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to multi-task and quickly set priorities. 



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: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG CPSD PRD Power Reliability 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

Requisition ID: 042658