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Screw Machine Operator (2nd Shift)

Syracuse, New York
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton Crouse-Hinds in Syracuse, New York is looking for a Machine Operator to work second shift in our Screw Machine department.
Primary Function: Perform various threading, grooving, chamfering, turning, tapping, reaming, serrating, boring, facing, drilling and similar machining operations on all departmental conventional machines.
  • Perform a wide variety of operations on Single & Multi-Spindle Drill Presses.
  • Produce a variety of parts from a variety of materials.
  • Make adjustments, change, reset tooling to maintain specified dimensions as required.
  • Load castings and bar stock to insure the continuous operation of equipment.
  • Major adjustments and setups done by others.
  • Wash parts as needed.
  • Pack plated parts, internal or external, to machine cycle.
  • Assist setup person and group leader as required. Follow prescribed procedures or instructions as to methodology.
  • Check work with various measuring instruments and gages (verniers, micrometers, scale, etc.).
  • Maintain fairly close tolerances and work to drawings and layouts.
  • Notify others of need for major adjustments. Detect faulty operation or materials and report to supervision. Refer all questionable conditions to supervisor.
  • Operate fork truck as required or directed in performance of job duties.
  • Maintain equipment, machines, work area in a clean, safe, and orderly condition; sweep and mop as needed.
  • Perform Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) activities such as minor maintenance that includes cleaning, inspection, minor lubrication and tightening loose


Basic Qualifications:
  • 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 (50 miles) will be considered for this position 
  • Minimum of six (6) months of machining experience
 Preferred Qualifications:
  • Experience working in a manufacturing or production environment
  • Experience working with measuring equipment such as gages, verniers, micrometers
  • Experience reading blueprints, drawings, and/or schematics
  • Minimum of one year of machining experience
 Position Criteria: 
  • Duties involve following prescribed routines or detailed instructions requiring minor decisions and some judgment.
  • Moderate physical effort, equivalent to continuous light, frequent average, or occasional heavy manual effort applied in various ways in performance of job duties.

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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: 050638