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Machinist (3rd Shift)

Searcy, Arkansas
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton in Searcy, AR is seeking a full-time Machinist to work 3rd Shift. This individual will work to set-up, gauge and operate manual machinery. 

Essential Functions:
  • Work from drawings, specifications, setup instructions, data, and schedule
  • Set up, adjust, and operate machine tools to perform a series of progressive machining operations on repetitive work to exacting tolerances
  • Work from operational data, setup instructions defining and coding tool arrangements, fixtures, and material clamping methods
  • Setup machine calibration and console settings for operations such as boring, milling, drilling, facing, threading, and occasional profiling and contouring
  • Check parts using various types of gages ie: CMM, Surface finish gage, calipers, micrometers, plug gage, thread gage, fixture gages, and depth gage.
  • Arrange, mount, and secure tooling in machine rack. Mount, align and secure holding fixture or locate, support and clamp work piece in absence of holding fixtures, set stops, calibrate fixture or work piece to material reference point.
  • Ability to evaluate information to determine compliance with standards
  • Ability to interact and participate in a team driven culture.
  • Other tasks as assigned by the supervisor


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Searcy, AR will be considered
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience with reading blueprints, including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerance (GD & T)
  • Experience with shop math for machinist (inch to metric conversion, addition / subtraction of decimals and fractions, etc.)
  • Experience with gauging concepts and techniques (calipers, height gages, micrometers, profilometer, roundness gages, plug gages, air gages, dial depth gages, etc.)
  • Courses in mechanical drawing, shop mathematics and machining practices
  • Basic cutting tool knowledge (knowing when to change drills, reamers, inserts, etc.)
  • The ability to perform Machine Preventative Maintenance (changing filters, coolant concentration management and monitoring oil levels)

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: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

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: 047795