Eaton Careers

Senior Technician

Greenwood, South Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services & Systems Division is currently seeking a Senior Technician to join our team. This position is based at our Greenwood, South Carolina facility.
The Senior Technician is responsible for the safe assembly of the complete scope of products, providing technical assistance for Engineering and Manufacturing in the areas of assembly, new product design, customer problem resolution, maintenance, repair, training and modification, ensuring customer specifications are met, and assisting with all assigned projects. The desired candidate must be safety conscious, quality driven, self-motivated, detail oriented and very mechanically inclined.
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 develop an awareness of all safety process’ and procedures and perform all operations with the highest safety standards.
  • You will work from written/verbal information and drawings to assemble detail parts, sub-assemblies, and complete assemblies.
  • You will recommend changes pertaining to dimensions, fits, tolerances, finishes, configuration, material and processes of parts and assemblies to enhance the manufacturability, cost effectiveness, and improve the reliability and quality of the product. Ensure compliance to all related procedures and standards.
  • You will maintain tools, equipment, and facilities as directed by management. List and report materials and products that fall outside of quality and performance standards to Production manager and/or Quality engineer.
  • You will complete assignments conscientiously with a sense of urgency and awareness of Customer/business commitments.
  • You will assist others as required by work assignment to provide technical instruction and guidance. Encourage team concepts and engagement.
  • You will maintain a neat and orderly work area utilizing 5S+ principles.

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Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma/GED from an accredited institution required.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation benefit provided. Candidates must currently reside within 50 miles from the Greenwood, SC facility to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s degree from an accredited institution. 
  • Medium Voltage and/or Low Voltage breaker assembly experience.
  • Experience working with part and assembly drawings.
  • WISPER/DMR experience.
  • Experience utilizing Microsoft Office.  

Position Success Criteria:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with heavy emphasis on good communication skills (written and verbal).
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Must be very data oriented with strong attention to detail.

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 EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems Div

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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 061486