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Machine Operator- 3rd Shift

Belmond, Iowa
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking a Machine Operator-3rd shift to join our team. This position is based at our Belmond, IA facility.
The Machine Operator will setup, operate, and maintain production machinery to perform close tolerance operations of any of following: shearing, friction welding, heat-treating, grinding, turning, drilling, or plating.
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 job instructions and/or blue prints to produce required finishes on valves.
  • You will operator production equipment according to guidelines and in a safe manner. Practice good housekeeping.
  • You will perform set-ups and minor maintenance of equipment. Troubleshoots equipment when required.
  • You will move product from previous operation to next operation.
  • You will adjust machines, tooling, and wheels to keep product within specified tolerances per job instructions.
  • You will complete production documentation (first piece approvals, routing tags, scrap tickets, etc.) accurately and neatly.
  • You will set specified gages to insure proper product tolerances.
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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship
  • Must live within 50 miles of Belmond, IA to be considered. No relocation benefits provided.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Background in machining and setting up metal working machines
  • Proven ability to run a machine with multiple settings or specifications
Position Success Criteria:
  • Understanding of how to use precision gauging instruments
  • Ability to proactively work with other team members
  • This position requires standing and/or walking for an entire eight – twelve hour shift

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: VEH NAA North America Auto

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

Requisition ID: 058788