Eaton Careers

Quality Inspector

El Paso, Texas


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Engineering Services and Systems division is currently seeking a Quality Inspector to join our team. This position is based out of our brand new El Paso, TX facility and will work a 1st shift.


The Quality Inspector will verify correct wiring, components, program controllers, and conduct electrical testing of switchboard products and components, as required, per applicable test procedure and/or component literature with the overall goal of timely order fulfillment and adherence to Eaton’s quality standards.


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.

Essential Functions:
  • You will inspect and Hi-Pot switchboard product produced on all lines, according to inspection work instructions and in accordance with applicable governmental requirements, to confirm proper function of switchboards and electrical components, identify any product non-conformances, and ensure it meets customer specification, safety and quality requirements. Document inspections made on applicable checklist.
  • You will use Hi-Pot, continuity test, and component-specific testing devices to perform electrical testing. Verify switches and circuit breakers function properly. Verify torqued connections using torque wrench, per inspection instructions. Conduct electrical and mechanical tests per safety and training requirements and procedures. (Hi-Pot)
  • You will examine and verify mating structures (all structures in a line-up) as necessary to ensure that job is complete and field installation is problem-free (i.e. splice plate dimensions, kirk key coordination, etc).
  • You will verify that any revisions released to the production floor regarding functionality and customer specifications are incorporated into the product, all documentation reflects the current revision, and previous revisions of documents are not used / discarded. (Process and Update paperwork accurately – POM, test reports, etc.)
  • You will thoroughly document and communicate non-conformances, which are critical quality records, and verify required rework to aid problem solving and continuous improvement efforts. Communicate design errors to appropriate front end personnel for correction, obtain revisions, and verify required rework.
  • You will serve as informal trainer for production associates, communicate well with other associates, and build positive relationships that support job objectives and teamwork. Providing assistance particularly for complex tasks and for product requirements that may not be precisely defined (i.e. barrier placement).
  • You will troubleshoot, update, develop test setups and new procedures when current procedures are inaccurate.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Basic (Required) Qualifications:
  • High school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution.
  • Minimum of 3 years manufacturing experience OR possess a completed degree in a technical discipline.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate area of the Eaton El Paso, TX facility (50 mile radius) will be considered for this position.
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Two or more years of experience in a Quality or Inspector position in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in switchboard assembly.
  • Computer literate.
  • Working knowledge of Lean concepts.
  • Associate's degree in Mechatronics, Electrical Engineering or Electronics.
Position Success Criteria:
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, persuasive skills, and analytical problem solving skills. Work with individuals and groups to effectively participate within team environment.
  • Knowledge of basic electricity, current flow, and component functionality schematics/wiring diagrams and assembly processes on all lines. (Hi-Pot, Shunt Trip). 
  • Knowledge of all assembled SWBD product designs (i.e. PRL-C, PRL-I, IFS, FDS, MF, etc.)
  • Experience in applicable UL codes, NEC codes, regional utility codes, customer-specific requirements.
  • Ability to read, comprehend, and interpret manufacturing documents, including front view, MIs, Blow-Thrus, Wiring Diagrams, component literature, engineering drawings, and testing procedures.
  • Requires thorough knowledge of basic electricity, current flow and component functionality.

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: Quality

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico
Organization: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

Job Level: Individual Contributor
Schedule: Full-time
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Requisition ID: 068088