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Machine Operator - Laser - 2nd Shift

Waukesha, Wisconsin
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Power Delivery Division is seeking a Laser Operator – 2nd shift. This role is based out of our Waukesha (Badger Drive), WI location.
The Laser Machine Operator is responsible for the daily operation of the laser machine, including moving necessary materials to and from the machine and routine maintenance of the machine.
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 load appropriate materials onto laser table and perform laser cutting operations effectively
  • You will read and interpret specifications, work instructions, schedules and drawings.
  • You will complete tasks for laser operation while applying standard practices.
  • You will perform set-up and operation on laser
  • You will use steel gauge to validate thickness of appropriate materials loaded for specific job orders.
  • You will load correct materials and unload all parts
  • You will use precision instruments to check tolerances and visually check quality of parts.
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:  
  • A high school diploma or GED form an accredited institution is required.
  • Must be able to work in the US without company sponsorship
  • Relocation benefits not included. Only candidates living within 50 miles of Waukesha WI will be considered
  • Must be able to understand standard shop specifications (shop drawings, process sheets, measuring equipment etc). 
Preferred Qualifications:  
  • Experience in the safe operation of various types of material handling equipment.
  • Required to use forklift and crane, forklift and crane experience a plus.
  • Ability to read blueprints along with understanding verbal and written instructions, schedules, documents and specifications.
  • Ability to read and interpret measuring devices (such as tape measure and/or calipers); ability to troubleshoot minor program errors independently; work under little supervision.
  • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) such as safety glasses w/side shields, ear plugs or other hearing protection, steel-toed boots w/meta-tarsals, gloves, and any other PPE and follow safe manufacturing and material handling practices as required.
  • Must be able to lift up to and including 50 LBS with and/or without assistance; bend, twist, grab, reach, stand, walk, push, pull, use both hands to lift and lower materials and perform all other essential duties as required.
  • Must possess basic math skills to add, subtract, multiply, divide, and convert fractions to decimals and vice versa.

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 CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division

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

Requisition ID: 061480