Eaton Careers

Assembler II

Torrance, California
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton has a 1st shift Assembler opening in Torrance, CA :
This position is responsible for work in any of the assembly areas within the business unit servicing both internal and external customers.  This will include populating boards and repair of internal and external customer orders, as well as understanding the production systems.  The individual is required to work within a team environment. The person will be held accountable by the production supervisor. The team/team facilitator will train the person in team responsibilities. 
•Electronic assembly and repair of Surface Mount Through hole and related assemblies
•Soldering and de-soldering
•Use measuring equipment, test equipment and hand tools as needed (air drivers, screw drivers, wrenches, presses and other tooling fixtures).
•Operate certified equipment after appropriate training
•Read and interpret drawings and blueprints
•Communicate daily with Production Supervisor and/or facilitator
•Use and understand computer programs and features
•Understanding and control of inventory
•Position parts according to knowledge of unit being assembled or following work instructions
•Provide material handling for work team, on a rotating or as-needed basis
•Maintain and support a safe, clean work environment
•Facilitate ongoing continuous improvement in support of quality, productivity and growth objectives
•May be asked to perform other duties and responsibilities as necessary.


Basic Qualifications
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of Torrance, CA to be considered.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • Eaton will consider for employment, qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of the FCIHO”
  • This position requires 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.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous electronics manufacturing and hand-soldering experience is a plus.
  • Ability to read and understand schematics and manufacturing drawings is preferred.
Physical Capabilities:
  • Sitting: Approximately 8 hours per day
  • Hands:  (Grasp/Pinch/Finger Dexterity):
  • Continuous hand, arm, and shoulder movement  
  • Finger dexterity is required during machine and assembling operation
  • Must be able to grasp and use tools, some small in size
  • Must be able to handle components and parts, some intricate
  • Must be able to pick and place small or intricate components
  • Duration is constant throughout the day
  • Safety glasses required
  • Inspection of work
  • Reading prints, details, and routings
  • Duration is constant throughout the day
  • Must be able to use color to identify components
Work Environment: 
  • Continuous noise when machines are running
  • Uses chemicals, Flux, Thinner (Solder Fume exposure)
  • Indoors, located on first floor
  • Overtime is scheduled regularly throughout the year
Work Space:
  • Maximum work space in some areas is 2-3 feet
  • PPE (Personal Protective Equipment):
  • Safety glasses required at all time
  • ESD Smock provided and required at all times when assembling components
  • Protective gloves may be required for specific applications.

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: 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: No

Requisition ID: 045236