Eaton Careers

Press Operator- 2nd Shift

Belmond, Iowa
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Vehicle division is currently seeking a Press Operator- 2nd Shift to join our team. This position is based at our Belmond, IA facility.
The Forge Press Operator Sets up, operates and maintains forge press machines in a productive and safe manner
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 to produce specified valves including basic mathematical calculations
  • You will support, operate and adjusts forge press according to guidelines and in a safe manner
  • You will perform set ups and light maintenance and troubleshooting of forge press equipment
  •  You will change punches and dies as required
  • You will accurately complete and support production documentation (first piece approvals, routing tags, scrap tickets, etc)
  • You will utilize specified gages to insure proper product tolerances. Recognizes visual standards at the operation
  • You will -when required- perform SPC on specified dimensions
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.


 Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution is required
  • Legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications:
  • Proven ability to run a machine with multiple settings or specifications
  • 3 years of experience operating forge presses or similar equipment
  • Experience working in the heavy industrial automotive industry or other similar environments
  • Experience with quality checks using precision instruments such as gauges, calipers, micrometers, etc.
  • Experience with reading blueprints and following job instructions
Position Success Criteria:
  • Knowledge of metal fabrication processes
  • Ability to proactively work with other team members
  • This position requires sitting for an entire eight – ten 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?: Relocation from within hiring country only
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 060465