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Forge Press Operator - 2nd Shift

Belmond, Iowa
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle Division is seeking a Forge Press Operator- 2nd shift
The Forge Press Operator- 2nd shift will be based at our Belmond, IA facility.
Sets up, operates, and maintains forge press machines in a productive and safe manner. 
  • Reads job instructions to produce specified valves, including basic mathematical calculations
  • Operates and adjusts the forge press according to guidelines and in a safe manner
  • Performs set ups and light maintenance and troubleshooting of forge press equipment
  • Changes punches and dies as required
  • Accurately completes production documentation (first piece approvals, routing tags, scrap tickets, etc.)
  • Utilizes specified gages to insure proper product tolerances; recognizes visual standards at the operation
  • Where required, performs Statistical Process Control (SPC) on specific dimensions
  • Follows and maintains the required 5S and lean principles of working area


Basic Qualifications:
  • A high school diploma or GED form an accredited institution is required. 
  • Must be able to work in the US without company sponsorship
  • Relocation benefits not included. Only candidates living within 50 miles of Belmond, IA will be considered.
Position Criteria:
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication processes
  • Ability to proactively work with other team members
  • This position requires sitting for an entire eight – ten hour shift
  • Experience working on an extrusion or forging operation
  • Proven ability to run a machine with multiple settings or specifications

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: VEH NAA North America Auto

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: 046246