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Production Operator - 1st Shift

Fitzgerald, Georgia
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Fluid Hydration’s Division is currently seeking a Production Operator to work 1st Shift. This position is based at our Fitzgerald, GA facility.   
The Production Operator is responsible for cutting, preparing, staging, assembly and welding of strainer baskets for the basket manufacturing department. Must be able to use roll forming equipment and perform simple assembly of metal components. Will be responsible for organizing and maintaining basket component inventory and accurate reporting of usage. Meet quality and productivity objectives and targets for department. Assisting with cycle counting of inventory and annual physical inventory as needed. Must perform other job duties as assigned.
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 perform basket fabrication duties as needed and fabricate baskets as specified on basket work orders. 
  • You will read and interpret prints, charts, work orders and other documents used in the manufacture of strainer baskets
  • You will use measurement and cutting equipment such as tape measures calipers, hand shears, table shear, drill press, cut off tools, grinders, engraver and inductive spot welding machines
  • You will operate various pieces of fabricating equipment.
  • You will monitor quality of parts while performing the operations.
  • You will record production/ quality data as required.
  • You will keep area clean around machinery and other areas of department.
  • You will participate in monthly QOS All Employee Meetings.
  • You will assist  other departments when necessary.
  • You will rotate shifts and work overtime as required. 
  • You will participate in our Continuous Improvement, KAIZEN and TPS initiatives.
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship on an ongoing basis.
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of Fitzgerald, GA  to be considered.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Previous fabrication and welding experience preferred.
  • Computer/Software Skills is preferred.
  • Previous experience working with drawings and prints.
Position Success Criteria:
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods and lift up to 40 lbs.
  • Must follow all established job procedures.
  • Must adhere to Eaton, Safety, Environmental and Ethical policies and procedures.
  • Must be able to work with limited supervision.

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: HYD FFD Fluid Filtration Division

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

Requisition ID: 060994