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Mechanical / Maintenance Technician, Perth DC

Perth, Canada
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton Corporation has an opening for a Mechanical / Maintenance Technician in our Perth DC, Ontario facility. 

Position Overview: 
Reporting to the Operational Excellence Manager, this position is responsible for the machining of components for production, installation, preventive maintenance and repair of any mechanical/pneumatic/hydraulic equipment or components that support the assembly and facility operations. The Mechanical Maintenance Technician is responsible for all facilities-related functions including building and ground maintenance (excluding landscaping), machine maintenance, and some contractor management. 

Essential Responsibilities: 
• Set up and operate a variety of machine tools to cut or grind metal, plastic or other materials to make or modify parts or products with precise dimensions 
• Repair mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic equipment, machines and components 
• Build/assemble mechanical, pneumatic and hydraulic controls as required 
• Design and build small fixtures for assembly 
• Machining of some assembly components for production 
• Verify dimensions of machined parts or tooling 
• Perform preventative maintenance duties based on prescribed schedules 
• Deploy and prioritize the maintenance log and activities 
• Identify and provide solutions for modifications or other improvements to mechanical equipment, machines and apparatuses 
• Maintain service equipment, work area, maintenance tool storage and spare parts inventory 
• Use of MIG, oxygen-acetylene and other welding equipment 
• Install new equipment as required 
• Move machinery and equipment when required 
• Develop proactive and effective maintenance strategies 
• Work in assembly areas as required 
• Complete and maintain inspection reports. 


Basic Qualifications:

• Minimum 3 years of experience in a mechanical/industrial manufacturing environment

• College or technical school diploma required

• No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 80 km of Perth to be considered.

• Must be authorized to work in Canada without company sponsorship.


Preferred Qualifications:

• Knowledge of relevant fabrication and production machinery

• Knowledge in use and operation of a variety of welding equipment, air compressor systems, miscellaneous pumps and hydraulics

• 5+ years of experience in a mechanical/industrial manufacturing environment  

• Fork lift license

• Millwright certification


Position Criteria:

• Ability to read and follow mechanical blueprints/drawings

• Aptitude with measurement, machine and hand tools

• Lock-out/Tag-out

• Scissor lift /working from heights

• Intermediate computer skills

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 – Canada
Organization: ESSG CA Canada

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: 046017