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Machinist - 3rd Shift

Shawnee, Oklahoma
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton is currently seeking a 3rd Shift Machinist to join our team. This position is based at our Shawnee, OK facility.
The Machinist is responsible for safely machining quality parts through the use of operating instructions, performing set-up/change overs,  and light machine maintenance as needed.
Making what matters work, 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. As a Machinist:
  • You will read, interpret and follow operating instructions, dimensional sheets, job orders, tooling instructions, and process control charts.
  • You will ensure quality of the product through various inspection, setup, and reporting techniques including the set up and use of precision instruments such as micrometers, dial indicators, jigs and fixtures, other precision measuring instruments, as well as the effective use of gauging frequency charts.
  • You will operate and perform basic routine maintenance on a variety of conventional or CNC machine tools such as drills, lathes, mills, hobbs, broaches and grinders in different manufacturing cells.
  • You will use problem-solving skills to perform machine set-up operations within time allowed as detailed in the operating instructions (for CNC qualified this includes any CNC program offsets that are needed) to ensure a quality part.
  • You will assist in maintaining an atmosphere of continuous improvement and team efforts for accomplishing departmental and plant goals.
  • You will perform cell housekeeping duties on each shift along with basic machine cleaning & care, to meet 5-S requirements.
  • You will perform procedures necessary to ensure compliance with the Eaton Safety Process and ensure the personal safety of the incumbent including eye safety, hearing conservation, machine safety guards, ergonomic movement, lock out/tag out, MSDS procedures, and OHSA regulations.
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 equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Possess a certificate in Machining from an accredited institution OR one year of manual or CNC production machining experience
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Shawnee, OK will be considered
  • Two years working experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Familiar with geometric tolerances
Position Success Criteria:
  • Job assignment note:  CNC Qualified Technicians may be assigned to operate and certify on both manual and CNC cells.  MANUAL Qualified Technicians may be assigned to operate and certify on manual cells only.  
  • Ability to read, understand and effectively apply information contained in all applicable documents such as operating instructions, dimensional sheets and/or blueprints, plus a working knowledge of geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (for CNC Qualified - includes basic CNC programming commands)
  • Prior history of satisfactory operation of mechanized material handling devices such as fork truck and scissor lift and/or willingness and ability to complete and pass training/licensing course within first week in this classification
  • Demonstrate basic computer data entry skills
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime, weekends and any shift as needed
  • Ability to stand, sit and/or walk on a hard surface as well as safely bend, stoop, reach and use ladder up to 8 hours a day, occasionally up to 12 hours per day
  • Ability to lift 25 pounds frequently and occasionally up to 50 pounnds
  • Vision to accurately read all necessary production documents and computer monitor screens

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 PMC Power Motion Control

Job Level: Individual Contributor
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: 061258