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CNC Operator

Beltsville, Maryland
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Fluid & Electrical Distribution Division is currently seeking a CNC Operator to join our team. This position is based at our Beltsville, MD facility.

The CNC Operator is responsible for set up and operation of two CNC mills. Check quality of finished parts. Fully understands technical drawings, revisions and note codes, uses QC info. Operate machines, and any other calibration equipment such as calipers, wrench, and air gun or any other equipment necessary to perform job functions.

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 perform minor set-ups and tool changes to execute a sequence of operations such as turn, drill, and bore a variety of metal components.

  • You will operate and set up all machines with different controls in 2 or more cells

  • You will interpret technical drawings in accordance with standard shop practices.

  • You will make offset adjustments and performing minor program edits.

  • You will be responsible for finished parts conformity to print or specification. 

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, GED or equivalent from accredited institution

  • Minimum of 2 years of experience in a manufacturing environment OR completion of a machinist/CNC degree/certification.

  • 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, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

  • Authorized to work in the US without sponsorship.
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate Beltsville area (50 miles) will be considered for this position.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 3 year manufacturing experience
  • 2 years of CNC experience
Position Success Criteria:
  • Ability to use the computer
  • Read and understand specifications, engineering drawings and manufacturing routings

  • Capacity to train new and temporary employees on processes, as well as participate in continuous improvement of processes.

  • Follow procedure according to production routers

  • Ability to identify inserts, cutters and general tooling for specific operations

  • Position requires exposure to oil, dirt, and heat

  • Will need to wear safety glasses, ear plugs and steel toed shoes for entire shift

  • Ability to stand, sit, move 8-12 hours a day
  • Ability to lift up to 35 lbs. on a regular basis

  • Perform all 5S+ activities and keep immediate work area clean and free from hazards

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: 065770