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Assembler I - 1st Shift

Youngsville, North Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Operations Division is currently seeking an Assembler to join our first shift team. This position is based at our Youngsville, NC facility.


The Assembler will perform assembly, complex and repetitive wiring, and/or Uninterruptible Power Supply (UPS)  operations to complete sub-assemblies and final assembly of product. Build sub-assemblies and assemblies using standard operating procedures. Responsible for visual inspections of material before and after assembly


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 Work to Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs), bill of materials, manufacturing information, and instruction from Management or Engineers to established procedures.
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  • You will use various fixtures, gauges, and assembly tools to assemble, adjust, or repair product.
  • You will be 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.
  • You will report irregularities or equipment malfunctions and locate available parts using Kanban system. 
  • You will adhere to work instructions and all environmental, health, safety rules and regulations.
  • You will provide process and safety improvement ideas.
  • You will ensure machines and tools are properly calibrated and perform housekeeping duties as necessary using the principles of 5S+.
  • You will frequently lift subassemblies and parts weighing up to 50 pounds while completing assembly process.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications

  • High School Diploma or equivalent from an accredited 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 Success 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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with standard operating procedures
  • Previous experience with product electrical assembly, maintenance and/or repair
  • Soldering experience
  • Basic 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 – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG PQD OPS Operations

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: 060015