Eaton Careers

Entry Level Inspector

Chelsea, Massachusetts
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton in Chelsea, MA has an opening for an Entry Level In-Process Inspector.  Candidate’s primary function is to perform inspections and tests as required by product specifications.
Essential Functions:
Comply with safety rules and regulations and always seek assistance when in doubt.  Be vigilant for the safety of oneself, co-workers and especially new employees.  Proper usage of Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) and adherence to applicable safety results is condition of employment.
Performs inspections/tests required working from verbal and written instructions including drawings and schematics.  Must be familiar with many related mechanical, electrical and visual inspection and test equipment and methods.  Understands concept of Quality Systems, calibration process and knowledge of IPC 620, IPC 610, JSGTD 001, ISO9001-2000.  Will use computer to view drawings while performing inspections in any areas required including Incoming, In-Process, and Final Inspection.
Readily capable of interpreting drawings and specifications in order to determine quality status (reject/accept).  Able to select and set up appropriate test, electric and measuring equipment that will properly match tolerance requirements while balancing production concerns.  Plan work to support production schedules and accommodate source inspectors.  Takes a proactive approach with regards to defects found during inspection.
Detect and report unusual or non-conforming documentation, materials, conditions, or product to supervisor or group/team leader.  Also required to follow good housekeeping practices in work area and maintain hand tools, equipment and supplies in a clean and orderly condition, including paying attention to expiration dates on various items. 


Basic/Required Qualifications:
  • Must have a 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 being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area (50 miles) of the Eaton Chelsea location will be considered.
  • All positions require use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in arms regulations. 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, Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Position Criteria:
  • Good understanding of verbal and written instructions, engineering drawings, blueprints and/or schematics.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Ability to create and maintain Microsoft Excel spreadsheets
  • Minimum three (3) years inspection experience
  • Minimum three (3) years manufacturing experience

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 TAM

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: 044137