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Quality Technician (2nd Shift)

Searcy, Arkansas


Job Description

Eaton’s hydraulics division is currently seeking a Quality Technician to join our team. This position is based at our Searcy, AR facility. 
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 read and interpret part blueprints and conclude the most appropriate and accurate method of part verification.  Will use this knowledge in First Piece Verification, Incoming Inspection sampling and PPAP verification.  In some instances there may not be standard gauging practices established. 
  • You will perform calibrations, maintain calibration records, schedule outside resources to perform calibrations and maintain supplier accreditation certificates on a regularly scheduled basis.  This will include calibration and maintenance of shop floor gauging equipment with accuracies to one millionth of an inch per gage manufacturer specifications and the IMS manual to be in compliance with ISO.
  • You will set up, maintain and properly operate all manner of delicate precision laboratory measurement equipment.
  • You will input transactions necessary for customer product returns, gage inventory control and calibration, incoming inspection, supplier part rejection process, CMM programming and operation, PPAP verification and approval or rejection process.
  • You will have working knowledge of several systems including; MfgPro, Eaton Response Network ( ERN ), WISPER, Gage Management System ( GMS ) and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • You will write and maintain work instructions needed to perform duties.
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
  • No relocation is being offered for this position. Only candidates residing within a 50 mile radius of Searcy, AR will be considered
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Quality assurance experience
  • Coordinate Measuring Machine (CMM) programming experience
  • Experience working in a calibration lab or PPAP process
  • Machining experience
Position Success Criteria:
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and perform mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to effectively communicate both written and orally with all levels of internal and external contacts
  • On a regular basis will require effective communication skills for correspondence between suppliers, customers, internal and external Eaton employees. 
  • Ability to work unsupervised and have problem solving and decision making abilities
  • Knowledge of quality control inspection procedures and manufacturing processes
  • Ability to follow written work instructions
  • Ability to evaluate information to conclude compliance with standards
  • Ability to interact and participate in a team-focused culture
  • Development and continuous improvement of standard work instructions

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit At Eaton we see things differently. We see opportunities to innovate, go above and beyond, and we work hard because what we do reflects who we are. If you see things differently – if you’re determined, motivated and focused on improving the world around you – then it’s time to see where a career at Eaton can take you. For more information visit www.

Job: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

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: 055394