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Operator III - Silicone (3rd Shift)

Middlesex, North Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Industrial Division is currently seeking an Operator III – Silicone to join our third shift team. This position is based at our Middlesex, NC facility.


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 set up, operate and monitor extrusion line: Set up equipment according to Silicone Extrusion Checklist; check the condition of required tooling; install correct tooling and adjust tooling as necessary
  • You will clean up after a run: remove, clean, and inspect tooling. If the tooling is in good working condition, return to the tooling cabinet. If not, contact Engineering.
  • You will change over: remove excessive silicone material (in equipment/on parts) from last run and reinstall cleaned parts/tooling
  • You will proof test:  Places coil of hose in tester, hook up to clamps and pressure test with water to proper specifications. 
  • You will work in finishing: Inspect hose to make sure that specifications are met.  Coils and tag the hose to prepare it for shipping.  May place in crate or box based on customer specifications. 
  • You will arane/Hoist Operation:  Operators must safely operate the crane/hoist to transport poles and product through the department.
  • You will produce a quality product, safely, on-time, and with the least cost possible.
  • You will review work orders, specifications or instructions to determine material, ingredients, procedures, components and settings. Accurately record data on process travelers.
  • You will accurately complete computer transactions as necessary (labor & scrap transactions, inventory disbursements & cycle counts, expense items, etc.)

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 GED from an accredited institution
  • At least 1 year of manufacturing experience required 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • No relocation is provided for this position, only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Middlesex, NC facility will be considered 
 Position Criteria:
  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Good problem-solving, prioritization and decision-making skills.
  • Ability to solve complex math problem.
  • Good interpersonal skills/teaming ability
  • Ability to learn computer transactions
  • Ability to learn and successfully operate production equipment
  • Ability to learn computer transactions
  • Ability to learn and successfully operate production equipment
  • Ability to solve complex math problem.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong problem-solving, prioritization and decision-making skills.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.

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 FCV Fluid Conveyance Division

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: No

Requisition ID: 063993