Eaton Careers

Production Painter

Glenolden, Pennsylvania
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton's Fluid & Electrical Distribution Division is currently seeking a Production Painter to join our team. This position is based at our Glenolden, PA facility. 


The Production Painter is responsible for painting, silk-screening and color lining various components in an aircraft quality environment in accordance with MIL-SPEC, customer specifications and company requirements. 


Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world.  We created 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 mask, apply paint with spray guns, syringes and silk screens to various products. 
  • You will understand how various cleaners, primers and paints react to each other to create aircraft quality finishes.
  • You will have proficient knowledge of MIL-SPEC paints such as lacquers, enamels, epoxies, urethanes and their applications. 
  • You will understand and follow waste disposal requirements.
  • You will have the ability to diagnose various paint problems such as solvent pops, fade out, orange peel, etc.
  • You will assemble various products per routings, drawings and company procedures. 

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 applicants' race, color, religion, protected veteran status, or any other status protected by law.


Required (Basic) Qualifications: 
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of one year paint experience (industrial or automotive) OR a graduate from a technical school with an Industrial/Automotive Paint certification

  • Duties performed by this role require the position to be subject to the guidelines of our Repair Station Certificate and are subject to DOT drug testing. 

  • No relocation is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside with the immediate geographical area of 50 miles will be considered.

  • All candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship.

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms regulations (ITAR).  All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR.  ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, permanent resident (I.e. 'green Card Holder'), Political Asylee or refugee. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
  • Completion of technical school painting program 

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: AER FED Fluid Electrical Distribution

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

Requisition ID: 062458