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Fabrication Technician II - 2nd Shift

Greenwood, South Carolina
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton has an immediate opening for a Fabrication Technician II (Shear) located in Greenwood, SC.

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.

Position Overview:

Provide knowledge and expertise through the effective set up and operation of machinery. Fab machine operator. Run, maintain and program various pieces of fabrication equipment. Must wear proper steel fabrication PPE, such as steel toe shoes, safety glasses, material handling gloves, ear protection and long sleeve shirt or cut resistant slip-ons. Provide internal and external customers required parts necessary to complete customer orders in a timely order.


You will receive work assignments from supervisor or production control system.

You will input information into data collection system as required.

You will work from manufacturing information, sketches, drawings, oral and written instructions.

You will set-up and perform metal joining and cutting operations, with ferrous and nonferrous metals such as (copper, steel, stainless steel, aluminum, galvanized steel, and cast metals), with or without fixtures, using a variety of welding and brazing equipment, robot CNC welders and housing saw.

You will perform routine maintenance on machinery such as oiling, manual clamp adjustments, and clamp/finger replacement

You will frequently pushing or pulling up to 100 lbs; frequently lifting up to 50 lbs.  In addition use material handling equipment to load, unload, transport, and position heavy loads.

You will be familiar with all materials used to perform job functions.  Follow material safety data sheet instructions.

You will utilize calipers, gauges, or other measuring devices to assure engineering standards to the .001 precision level.

You will perform statistical process control on machinery, as required.

You will assist lower coded operators or perform tasks of lower coded positions.

You will set-up and operate manual shear.

You will all employees are expected to comply with the environment, health and safety guidelines.

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.


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School Diploma or GED from accredited institution
  • Minimum of 6 months of machining or welding experience 
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the 50 miles of Greenwood, SC will be considered
Preferred Qualifications :
  • Previous experience running bend, punch, cutoff, shear and iron worker machining centers.
  • Previous experience using overhead cranes and fork lifts to move material.
  • Ability to read and interpret various fabrication drawings
  • Experience with precision measuring devices such as; calipers, OD/ID and depth gauges, and other measuring devices.

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 CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy 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: No

Requisition ID: 064323