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Manufacturing Technician

San Diego, California


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services & Systems division is currently seeking a Manufacturing Technician to join our team. This position is based at our San Diego, CA facility.
Eaton’s Engineering Service & Systems division wants to help you fuel your career! Eaton has the largest and most experienced team of field services technicians and engineers in the industry. This team brings extensive skills and experiences to field service engineering.  Active participation in recognized technical societies such as NFPA and IEEE and collaboration with a variety of utilities and industries ensures that our technicians are knowledgeable about today’s cutting edge technology and engineering techniques.  We assist customers at every stage of the power system: offering start-up and commissioning of equipment, performing planned maintenance, monitoring performance, diagnosing system  problems remotely, as well as responding to emergencies on a 24/7 basis, 365 days a year. Our support services help businesses make the most of their existing electrical equipment by optimizing performance and extending the life of existing facilities.
The Manufacturing Technician  is responsible for performing quality assembly and testing of the complete scope of products serviced by the center of excellence. In this role, you will assemble electrical products of all levels including motor controls, circuit breakers, etc.  This includes all sub-assemblies to the component level and large scale units.
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 support aftermarket products and perform time entry transactions through Eaton proprietary software systems.
  • You will visually check components and assemblies for electrical and mechanical defects.
  • You will read and understand blueprint and schematics for assembly and troubleshooting.
  • You will complete sub-assembly and wiring of any product as assigned.
  • You will maintain quality records, calibration records, charts, and area performance to forecast as directed.
  • You will develop vendor relationships to assist with material specifications, quality control, purchasing, and delivery.
  • You will receive direction and assignments from the assigned leader, and report any problems to the leader.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
We are committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of an applicant's race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, marital status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • No relocation is provided. Only candidates that reside within 50 miles  will be considered
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Associates degree from a technology program from an accredited institution or equivalent military experience
  • 3+ years experience in mechanical and electrical reconditioning of power breakers
  • 3+ years experience and knowledge of electrical testing equipment

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: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 054476