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Production Associate (2nd Shift)

Van Wert, Ohio
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Hydraulic division is currently seeking 25 2nd Shift Production Associate’s to join our team. This position is based at our Van Wert, OH facility.  The Production Associate must be able to Safely and efficiently perform manual labor during the production process of Eaton products.  Operate and troubleshoot production machinery. Perform minor repairs as necessary.
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 learn, apply, and retain new techniques, concepts and procedures required for continuously improving products, processes, services, deliveries and overall quality.
  • You will read and understand blue prints, control plans, routers, job instructions and measurement tools.
  • You will meet or exceed all quality standards set by the customers and individual Value Stream.  Must also maintain the quality standards defined for the entire facility.
  • You will maintain flexibility to be able to move from work area to work area in order to meet the delivery expectations of the customers and the productivity goals for the plant.  Able to work efficiently to establish standards without constant supervision.
  • You will promote cooperation and "team oriented" work environment at all times under the direction of leadership.
  • You will create/maintain a safe work environment and practices safety for themselves and others at all times.
  • You will maintain a clean and well-organized work environment and support our 5S program.
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:
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates residing within the immediate geographical area (within 50 miles) of Van Wert, OH will be considered for this position.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • All positions require use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in arms regulations. All applicants must be U.S. Persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. Person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident, Political Asylee, or Refugee.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum one year work experience in a manufacturing/warehouse environment
Position Success Criteria:
  • Repetitive bending and lifting up to 50 lbs.     
  • Must be willing to work on equipment up to 20’ in the air (scissor lift)

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: 063997