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Manufacturing Technician (2nd Shift)

Fayetteville, North Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton located in Fayetteville, NC has multiple openings for Manufacturing Technicians on 2nd Shift
Position Overview  
Assemble, fit and mount sub-assemblies, components, and standard and near standard fixed assemblies in Motor Control Centers, Enclosed Control and related assemblies and sub-assemblies. Perform assembly required for test preparation and final inspection. Assemble and wire units, relay panels, panel boards, space heaters, and control panels. Bend and install power cable and leads, fabricate pre-cable unit, panel and MTB harnesses, and power leads. Use established power checking procedures and equipment to verify electrical/mechanical integrity of units assembled. Stage parts for customer orders.

Essential Responsibilities
  • Work from oral or written instructions from supervision and/or prints, inspection reports, manufacturing information sheets, and standard or near standard wiring diagrams.
  • Utilize manufacturing information sheets, determine necessary parts, write requisitions, and obtain materials from stock areas.
  • Read shop orders and drawings to determine assembly procedures such as component types and configuration, mounting locations and clearances required.
  • Assemble and fit parts and components to form sub-assemblies, or completed assemblies.
  • Assemble and wire control devices, cutting wires to length.
  • Make adjustments to insure correct alignment and clearances.
  • Install units, pan assemblies and cover up steel, meters, kirk keys, pull boxes, reactors, relays, fuses, MTB assemblies, panel boards, space heaters, transformers, etc. by mounting / bolting into place. Assemble and install bus work such as lug adapters, cross over bus, splices, etc.
  • Make pre-bent cable unit, MTB and control panel harnesses using pre-cable boards, control panels and hand crimp lugs if necessary. Cut, install and connect wire and/or cable in units where circuitry requires additional relays, timers, fuses, etc. Cut, form and connect control wire, power wire and cable, point to point on units, relay panels, control panels, and space heaters. Make solder connections.
  • Modify standard assemblies or doors as received. May alter hole cutouts, etc. using hand or power tools.
  • Make wiring changes as required. Make necessary mechanical repairs, replacements or changes. Use buzzer as required, to assure proper wiring connections.
  • Use a floor operated overhead-crane and jib cranes. Move units, harnesses, device panels, etc. from one area to another.
  • Determine the quality of work reporting problems to area supervisor or Quality Control personnel. Maintain piece count and associated records where applicable.
  • Mark wires, devices or terminals as required. Identify harness and/or panels with job and unit number. Apply component ID labels such as “Brady Markers” or “Dymo” labels if required. Identify work and maintain records as required.
  • Wear all safety equipment and observe all hygiene requirements as specified and directed.
  • Maintain equipment and work areas in a clean and orderly manner.
  • From information provided, stage necessary component parts / material in a manner which allows for the smooth flow of order activities through the assembly / manufacturing process.


Basic Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
  • No relocation is provided for this position, only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Fayetteville, NC facility will be considered.


Preferred Qualifications

  • Minimum of 1 year of 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: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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: 048416