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Maintenance Technician - 2nd Shift

Kearney, Nebraska
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton located in Kearney, NE has an opening for a 2nd shift Maintenance Technician. This position is based out of our Kearney, NE facility and will require candidates outside this area to relocate. Relocation benefits are provided for candidates willing to relocate. 
Position Overview:
Performs mechanical, electrical, pneumatic and hydraulic repair work on plant equipment.
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 troubleshoot machine malfunctions
  • You will support operators in machine changeovers.
  • You will perform preventive maintenance on plant equipment.
  • You will complete special projects as required – including design and repair work on material handling system and other mechanical devices.
  • You will design and fabricate parts to improve machine operation.
  • You will support continuous improvement teams
  • You will perform other incidental and related duties as required and assigned.
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:
  • High School Diploma or GED from an accredited institution is required. 
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • Minimum 1 year of maintenance experience in the manufacturing setting.  
Position Criteria:
  • Understands Statistical Process Control.
  • Knowledge of electrical and electronic systems.
  • Blueprint and process sheet reading.
  • Knowledge of Pneumatic and Hydraulic systems.
  • Welding skills.
  • Ability to run, set up and change over equipment.
  • Knowledge of programmable logic controls.
  • Knowledge of plumbing systems.
  • Knowledge of CNC machines.
  • Ability to troubleshoot equipment.
  • Ability to complete quality work in a timely manner.
  • Fork truck operation.

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: VEH NAA North America Auto

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?: Relocation from within United States and / or Puerto Rico
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 064220