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Power Press Operator (3rd Shift)

Sherman, Texas
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton in Sherman, TX is seeking a full-time Power Press Operator to work 3rd shift.
The Power Press Operator will operate production equipment for fabrication of products.
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 set up, understand and proficiently operate applicable CNC controlled equipment. (May include Turret, Brake, Power Press or Laser).
  • You will load and unload raw material and finished parts from machine. 
  • You will perform first article and in-process inspection of parts to prints.
  • You will perform die set-up and punch changes.
  • You will troubleshoot equipment as necessary; understand root cause issue and fix when within skill level; perform minor preventive maintenance functions.
  • You will ID and tag shop orders with product.  Retrieve/enter data into system.
  • You will perform 5S & Continuous Improvement activities.


When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Sherman, TX  will be considered
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Three years’ experience setting up and operating power presses
  • Computer skills to include CNC program loading
  • Experience with SAP
  • Possess working knowledge of equipment operations, tooling (turret presses, dies) and product.
  • Possess strong math skills
Position Success Criteria:
  • Able to stand on feet continuously during shift and able to lift 50 lbs without assistance.
  • Requires PPE to include safety glasses, steel-toe shoes, leather gloves and hearing protection (as required in high noise areas)
  • Environment exposure includes sharp objects, pinch points, oil
  • Ability to read, interpret and operate press from prints and shop drawings
  • Able to read tape measures, scales, calipers, etc
  • Ability to ID different gauges and types of raw materials
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Able to work safely and produce effectively with minimal supervision

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 BLD BLine Division

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 054416