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Machine Operator/Material Handler/Set Up Laborer (1st Shift)

Reno, Nevada
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical division is seeking a Machine Operator/Material Handler/ Set up Laborer on 1st shift to join our team. This position is at our Reno, NV facility.
This position will be a rotational position in which this employee will formally rotate on a scheduled basis between three roles – set up, machine operation, and material handling.
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 various machinery problems
  • You will perform quality checks and assure parts are made according to drawings specifications
  • You will operate a powered industrial vehicle (sit down forklift, stand up, and combi-lift) and crane to move raw materials, components, supplies & finished goods.
  • You will place orders in using our SAP system
  • You will operate small hand tools such as grinders, drills and some pneumatic tools
When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.
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.
Physical Requirements:
  • Able to stand on feet continuously during working shift.
  • Able to lift 35 pounds consistently without assistance, 75 pounds occasionally with assistance.
  • Repetitive wrist, elbow and arm movement continuously throughout the work day.
  • Must be able to wear required PPE as required by company policy and procedure.
  • Able to wear leather gloves required to handle sharp metal, and face shield when grinding and deburring.
Working Conditions:
  • Exposure to high noise level (ear protection may be required in some areas).
  • Work environment exposes operator to sharp objects and oil.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • High School education or equivalent (i.e., diploma or GED) is required from an accredited institution
  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles from Reno, NV to be considered.
  • Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship.
Preferred Qualifications
  • 1+ year of experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • 1+ year of experience operating a powered industrial vehicle (forklift).
  • 1+ year of experience operating a machine.

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: EPG BLD BLine Division

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No

Requisition ID: 066001