Eaton Careers

Machine Operator - 2nd Shift

Athens, Georgia
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking a Machine Operator on 2nd Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Athens, GA facility.
As a Machine Operator you are responsible for operating safely, efficiently, and effectively various manufacturing and CNC equipment and related systems. Able to trouble shoot and adjust manufacturing processes to ensure quality and cycle time improvements.  Ensures compliance with all quality standards and customer requirements while striving to meet the company’s profit objectives.
Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.
  • You will comply with all Athens plant and Eaton policies and objectives.  This is includes compliance with internal documentation and communication.
  • You will comply with all standard EHS practices and guidelines embodying a Zero Incident Culture. 
  • You will participate in Hear Hit program, safety impact, and training.
  • You will maintain safe and efficient manufacturing equipment via adherence to DPMI’s and PM’s.
  • You will perform all necessary changeovers and adjustments to maintain performance to hit throughput targets and quality targets.
  • You will identify potential equipment problems, and report potential equipment problems to maintenance.  Work directly with other Line Personnel, Maintenance, Quality Assurance, and Leadership Team members to problem solve and correct production-related issues.
  • You will comply with all TS16949 standards and quality requirements, including visual requirements. Stop and correct job operation if product quality is affected negatively.
  • You will maintain an organized, clean, and safe work area including equipment via plant 6S program.
  • You will follow procedures for maintaining machine fluids and procedures for proper management of waste products.
  • You will assist and provide necessary training to current and new associates.  Ability to train on multiple pieces of equipment and processes.
  • You will participate in EWT program and structured problem solving to achieve plant profit plant.


Required (Basic) Qualifications  
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of Athens, GA to be considered.
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Technical Certification
  • Two years of manufacturing
  • Two years of machining experience
  • Ability to run, set-up and change-over equipment.
  • Working knowledge of production equipment and CNC machinery. 

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: VEH NAA North America Auto

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: 051233