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CNC Machinist-Setup/Operate (3rd Shift)

Beltsville, Maryland
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

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

The CNC Machinist, Setup/Operate will be responsible for  set-up and operation of multiple CNC machines. Produce and check quality of a finished part.


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 develop processes and tooling for new parts, as well as redesign existing tooling to suit prototype requirements and provide recommendations to Engineering for modified tooling

  • You will analyze SPC charts

  • You will set up troubleshooting, problems solving and operation of cell machines

  • You will serve as an expert on product and process knowledge for all parts produced in cell

  • You will program, set-up, and operate all CNC equipment in cell

  • You will participate in advanced Lean, Flow knowledge, as well as Continuous Improvement and Six Sigma skills

  • You will train and support level 1 and 2 team members


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 general education degree (GED) from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of four (4) years manufacturing work experience

  • Minimum of three (3) years CNC setup and operation experience

  • 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.

Position Success Criteria:

  • Ability to use the computer

  • Possess comprehensive knowledge and understanding of manufacturing processes from start to finish

  • Successful completion of required certifications

  • Proficiency in major process steps

  • Read and comprehend specifications, engineering drawings and manufacturing routings

  • Champion new process development, as well as test new tooling and process

  • Position requires exposure to oil, dirt, and heat

  • Must wear safety glasses, ear plugs and steel toed shoes for entire shift

  • Ability to stand, sit, move 8-12 hours a day

  • Must be able to lift up to 35lbs on a regular basis

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: 065866