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Tool & Die Maker

Syracuse, New York
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton Crouse-Hinds in Syracuse, NY is looking for an Tool & Die Maker on 1st shift.
Primary Function:
  • Plan, layout and  perform  numerically controlled machining operations  and surface grinding on tools, dies, patterns, core boxes, models, etc. and related equipment used in the manufacturing process. 
  • Set up, operate and program all types of computer numerically controlled machines (CNC) as well as set up and operate conventional machines to construct, alter, braze, and repair a wide variety of models, cutters, chasers, and carbide blades etc. of company products selecting  speeds, feeds, and wheels maintain program file.
  • Perform highly skilled machining operations requiring unusual and difficult setups to maintain tolerances and fits.
  • Perform highly skilled bench work to fabricate, fit and assemble details of mechanical and other systems, including special machinery, test equipment and other mechanisms.
  • Work involves a thorough knowledge of tool, pattern, model making and machine shop practices. 
  • Work with a variety of materials such as metals, plastics, wood, rubber, etc., as required.
  • Able to work to exacting tolerances and check own work.
  • Duties involve application of broad trades knowledge and skilled trades apprenticeship training plus considerable experience in improvising and making decisions requiring initiative and ingenuity.


Basic Qualifications:
  • Journeyman certification in tool making
  • Minimum one year CNC Programming experience
  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographic area of Syracuse, NY will be considered for this position.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Mechanical technology/associates degree from an accredited institution
  • Minimum two (2) years of CNC programming experience
  • Knowledge in CAM (Computer aided manufacturing) software

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 CHD EP Americas

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: 048735