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CNC Turning Setup/Operator (3rd Shift)

Euclid, Ohio
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton located in Euclid, OH has an opening for a CNC Operator – Turning.
Position Overview:
  • Operate, maintain, set up and monitor equipment and inspect various gear turning operations. 
  • Perform visual and dimensional inspections and maintain accurate documentation on a variety of parts in accordance with ANSI Y14-5 and the certified operator program.
  • Provide assistance to other operators on proper operational procedures.
  • Perform 5S and other job related duties as assigned by supervisor.
Essential Functions:
  • Equipment includes CNC turning machines.
  • Maintain gages, programs, process set up sheets, operation sketches, fixtures, and tools. 
  • Read process sheets and sketches of part and tooling to determine set up, work sequence, and dimensional sizes.  Obtain, read and interpret complex prints for dimensions and other data.  Obtain gages, tapes and process set up sheets.  Determine set up sequence, dimensions, tolerances and positioning.  Position, align and secure fixtures specified on set up and operational sketch.
  • Assemble and pre-set tools and with the aid of indicators, surface plate, micrometers, gages, special fixture of optical tool setting equipment to predetermine dimensions.  Install pre-set tools or set individual tools to tool posts and turrets following specified sequence on process set up sheet.
  • Load program in the control via DNC.  Operate machine to verify program for tool selections, tool setting, speeds and feeds as specified on set up sheet prior to machining part.
  • Monitor cutting action; while machine is operating under automatic cycle gage parts and make necessary control adjustment to maintain size, form, location and finish and make adjustments when required.
  • Use a variety of common and special purpose hand tools and gages to set up and adjust machines, tools, fixtures and related equipment.
  • Work cooperatively with programmer, engineer and supervisor to prove out new programs, tooling and production and inspection problems.
  • Use overhead crane and other devices to assist in lifting and moving parts and containers.
  • Use a variety of precision inspection equipment during machine cycles, tool and fixture set up, adjustment, and inspection duties.  Dimensionally check parts using a wide variety of gages.  May be required to touch up part using emery cloth or small file to allow proper gaging application or visual inspection.
  • May initiate STOP action on operation if out-of-tolerance conditions are detected.  Generate necessary “STOP WORK” order.  Call to attention of the appropriate team member.
  • Follow written instructions contained process procedures, operational sketches, tool lists, and other control documents to perform the operation in a specified manner.
  • Prior and subsequent processing may involve:  vapor degreasing, liquid solvent, and wipe/brush cleaning, air blow-off, oiling, and placement in appropriate containers.
  • Follow all environmental control procedures; ensure compliance to all environmental control regulations as defined.
  • May be required to repair or rework minor defects with hand tools, secondary rework machines or air-power tools.
  • Maintain accurate lot control (QCP 6.0) traceability, record keeping, log book entries, NCR’s (QCP 11.0) and associated documentation.
  • Chart and plot data per SPC requirement.
  • Move material within the cell.
  • Perform minor machine maintenance.
  • Perform more than one operation at a time as directed by the supervisor.
  • Burr work internal to the cycle as needed.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent required.
  • Minimum  two (2) years of experience in set-up and operation of CNC turning equipment.
  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.
  • Must reside within a 50 mile radius of work location; no relocation benefit is provided.

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: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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: 049765