Eaton Careers

Tool and Die Maker

Reno, Nevada
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical division is seeking a Tool and Die Maker on 1st shift to join our team. This position is at our Reno, NV 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 be studying blueprints, sketches, models, or specifications to plan sequences of operations for fabricating tools, dies, or assemblies.
  • You will verify dimensions, alignments, and clearances of finished parts for conformance to specifications, using measuring instruments such as calipers, gauge blocks, micrometers, and dial indicators.
  • You will set up and operate conventional or computer numerically controlled machine tools such as lathes, milling machines, and grinders to cut, bore, grind, or otherwise shape parts to prescribed dimensions and finishes.
  • You will conduct test runs with completed tools or dies to ensure that parts meet specifications, making adjustments as necessary.
  • You will be able to develop and design new tools and dies, using computer-aided design software.
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.
Physical Requirements:
  • Able to stand on feet continuously during working shift.
  • Able to regularly lift 35 pounds without assistance and 50 pounds with assistance.
  • Must be able to wear required personal protective equipment as required by company policy and procedure.
  • Able to work with water soluble oil coolants


Required Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience as a Tool and Die maker and/or A Tool and Die Apprenticeship.
  • High School education or equivalent (i.e., diploma or GED).
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
Preferred Qualifications
  • Associate’s degree in related field
  • Previous experience operating an EDM.
  • Capable of setting up & Operating all shop equipment (Lathes, Mills, Grinders etc.) to tolerances of +- .0005.
  • Working knowledge of all production machinery, equipment, and material forming.
  • Able to read, accurately interpret and produce parts from blue prints and shop drawings.
  • Working knowledge of progressive die construction.
  • Able to identify different gauges and types of raw material.
  • Able to accurately inspect tooling and read Micrometers, calipers, dial indicators etc. within .0005.
  • Have own basic hand tools and measuring instruments.
  • Able to work effectively and productively as member of a team with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to communicate effectively in written and verbal format in English.
  • Must have working knowledge of Shop Math including Trigonometry, Angles and Circle interpolation.
  • Must be able to work flexible hours including weekends with little advanced notice.

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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 056915