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Quality Technician - 3rd Shift

Newbern, Tennessee


Job Description

Eaton located in Newbern, TN has an opening for a Quality Technician on 3rd Shift
Primary Function:
The Quality Technician is responsible for coordinating and conducting testing of rubber, hose products and raw materials, issuing test reports and certifications, and maintaining lab documentation as required by Quality Supervisor.  This position will provide Quality support for regular production meetings, provide input to appropriate departments about quality information to establish an action plan for any non-conforming material,  bobbin repair and routine maintenance of test equipment within the hose and mixing test labs.  This position will promote  and maintain continuous improvement activities under the guidance of Quality  Supervisor.
Essential Responsibilities
  • Performs product testing, raw material testing, and periodic control testing and maintains appropriate documentation.
  • Performs lot control and certification testing, and issues certifications as appropriate.
  • Issues and maintains test reports and certification documentation.
  • Tracks hose requiring lot control, certification or periodic control testing; issues release when testing is complete.
  • Repair wire bobbins through routine scheduled maintenance
  • Order Bobbin repair parts as appropriate
  • Assists in analyzing product test failures.
  • Assists with gauge calibration and calibration records for all lab equipment and all measuring devices used throughout the facility. Assist outside contractors with gauge calibrations, as needed, e.g. gaining access to plant, ensuring contractor(s) receive the required safety training and wearing required PPE. May need to assist with finding location of gauges.
  • Monitors usage of lab supplies and orders replenishments as needed.
  • Cleans and maintains lab and lab equipment.
  • Communicates with co-workers, management, internal and external customers, and others in a courteous and professional manner.
  • Actively participates in Continuous Improvement (Lean, 8D, Six Sigma, etc…) activities assigned to the Quality Area.


Basic Qualifications
  • Must be able to work legally in the United States without company sponsorship
  • High School Diploma or GED from an Accredited Institution
  • No relocation is provided for this position, only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of Newbern, TN will be considered.
  • 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
Position Criteria
  • Ability to read, write and interpret general documents such as Job Detail Sheets, manuals, etc
  • Ability to communicate in verbal and written form to fellow team members and supervisors
  • Ability to use general hand tools when required
  • Ability to read metric system (preferred/ not required)
  • Able to use calipers, micrometers, dial indicators and hard gauges. (preferred/ not required)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous Quality experience in production environment, 1-2 years (preferred/ not required)

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: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: HYD FCV Fluid Conveyance 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: 050234