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Assembler I - 1st Shift

Raleigh, North Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton located in Raleigh, NC has an opening for an Assembler on 1st Shift

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Perform assembly, complex and repetitive wiring, and/or Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)  operations to complete sub-assemblies and final assembly of product.
  • Work to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), bill of materials, manufacturing information, and instruction from Management or Engineers to established procedures.
  • Build sub-assemblies and assemblies using standard operating procedures. 
  • Responsible for visual inspections of material before and after assembly.
  • Use various fixtures, gauges, and assembly tools to assemble, adjust, or repair product.
  • Responsible for inspecting completed assemblies to ensure compliance with Raleigh Plant Quality standards and making necessary adjustments when required in order to meet quality goals.
  • Report irregularities or equipment malfunctions.
  • Adheres to work instructions and all environmental, health, safety rules and regulations.
  • Provide process and safety improvement ideas.
  • Ensure machines and tools are properly calibrated and perform housekeeping duties as necessary using the principles of 5S+.
  • Locate available parts using Kanban system. 
  • Frequently lift subassemblies and parts weighing up to 50 pounds while completing assembly process.
  • Frequent standing and bending while assembling products.
  • Assist team in achieving plant and departmental goals.
  • Assist with on-the-job training and continuous improvement.
  • Foster an environment that promotes Eaton’s company and aspirational goals, leadership attributes, and encourages continuous improvement through participation and teamwork.
  • Cross train in various assembly areas while providing work coverage as needed.
  • Use hand and power tools to complete assemblies and subassemblies.
  • Solder parts as needed.
  • Perform duties as required.


Basic Qualifications
  • High School Diploma or GED required from an accredited educational institution
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • Relocation assistance is not available for this position.  Only candidates in the immediate geographical area (60 mile radius) will be considered.
Position Criteria
  • Ability to demonstrate working knowledge of the mechanical, electrical, and safety procedures of a manufacturing facility.
  • Ability to read and interpret standard operating procedures.
  • Ability to demonstrate technical aptitude (ability to read wiring diagrams and other technical drawings)
  • Ability to work daily and/or weekend overtime as required
  • Ability to demonstrate problem solving and conflict management ability
  • Ability to work effectively in a team oriented environment
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment while maintaining safety and quality priorities
  • Ability to demonstrate effective communication and listening skills
  • Ability to lift at least 50 pounds repeatedly throughout work shift
  • Ability to distinguish colored wiring
  • Ability  to frequently stand or bend during the assembly process
  • Ability to be flexible and  travel an approximate distance of 20 miles from work location to neighboring Raleigh Area Plants (as needed/as required/occasionally)
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous experience with standard operating procedures
  • Previous experience with product electrical assembly, maintenance and/or repair
  • Soldering experience
  • •asic working knowledge and experience with computers

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 – Canada
Organization: ESSG PQD OPS Operations

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: 056763