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Electrical Assembler

Hicksville, New York
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description


Eaton’s Cooper lighting business in Hicksville, NY is currently looking for an Electrical Assembler I for the FIRST shift

Primary Function:
The primary function of the Assembler I is to read and understand work orders as well as assemble, test, and inspect light fixtures and individual components. This position works as part of a cell assembly team to ensure that daily production, quality, and safety goals are met.

Essential Functions:
  • Assemble, wire, inspect, test and package fixtures via an assembly line or workbench process.
  • Enter complete and accurate work order information as required.
  • Perform quality checks consistent with the inspection and control plans.
  • Inventory/replenish parts to assembly stations.
  • Use Kanban system to assure availability of parts.
  • Maintain equipment and work areas in a clean and orderly manner and maintain the 5S+ Check sheet.
  • Work with various groups of employees in team based environment.
  • Know and follow established job specific and site wide health and safety procedures and rules.
  • Bring health and safety issues, unsafe acts and safety suggestions to management’s attention.
  • Actively participate in accident, injury and illness prevention activities.
  • Identify and correct hazards and unsafe conditions.
Physical Requirements:
  • Ability to bend, stoop, reach forward, and stand for up to 12 hours, following all ergonomic principles.
  • Ability to pick up fixtures, lamps, sheet metal, sheet metal parts, and small wires and parts.
  • Ability to engage in repetitive motion and tolerate exposure to varying temperatures.
  • Ability to regularly lift 40 pounds without assistance and occasionally lift more than 40 pounds with assistance.
  • Ability to wear required personal protective equipment and follow all EHS parameters as required by company policy and procedure.
  • Ability to use hand and power tools as required.
Position Criteria:
  • Ability to work flexible hours including nights and weekends with advanced notice.
  • Ability to work overtime.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team oriented environment.
  • Attention to detail and adaptability.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining safety and quality priorities.
  • Ability to perform all job functions in adherence to Eaton’s philosophy and values, policies as well as the Environmental, Health and Safety standards.
  • Technical aptitude (ability to read wiring diagrams and other technical drawings).
  • Ability to perform other functions as required


Eaton's Cooper Lighting business is an industry-leading manufacturer of lighting and controls products and systems for commercial, industrial, residential, utility and retail markets. We are at the forefront in transforming the lighting industry and setting an unmatched standard for innovation and reliability. No one will do more to empower customers with the innovations, technology and resources they need to meet the challenges of the future.
Basic Qualifications
  • High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution, or three months related experience
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of facility will be considered
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Prior manufacturing experience
  • Knowledge of Light Fixture Assembly – LED and lamps

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 LD Lighting Division

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: 049338