Eaton Careers


Watertown, Wisconsin
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton in Watertown, WI has an opening for an Assembler on 1st shift.
The shift time is as follows:
Reporting to the Production Supervisor, this position is responsible for mounting and basic wiring of components with standard layouts/options, performs sub-assembly functions, and developing enhanced wiring skills under the direction of a more experienced Assembler.
Essential Functions:
·      Read, interpret, and follow basic schematics, drawings and bills of material
·      Operate hand tools, torque drivers, and pneumatic tools
·      Perform repetitive line assembly and wiring operations on standard electrical assemblies or sub-
·      Efficiently pick necessary components and materials for assembly
·      Handle, lift and move material/inventory from stock location to assembly area
·      Maintain understanding and control of inventory
·      Use and understand computer programs and features
·      Operate certified equipment after appropriate training
 ·      Operate as a team player, effectively communicating and working with others
·      Maintain and support a safe, clean work environment by complying with all Eaton safety standards
·      Facilitate ongoing continuous improvement in support of quality, productivity and growth objectives
·      Communicate daily with production supervisor


  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required from an accredited institution
  • Candidate must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • Candidate must currently reside within 50 miles of Watertown, WI to be considered. Relocation benefit not provided.
  • Previous electrical or electro-mechanical experience (Large scale assembly experience is preferred)
  • Previous plumbing or HVAC experience
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists, using reasoning and decision making skills to ensure quality work.
  • Ability to takes initiative, and works with a sense of urgency to meet or exceed routing times and quality goals.
  • Strong learning agility and the ability to understand basic schematics and manufacturing drawings. Must have basic computer, math and reading skills.
  • Strong time and change management skills to meet production demands

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 CPD ICD Industrial Controls 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: 043074