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Screw Machine Operator (2nd Shift)

Syracuse, New York
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Crouse-Hinds division is currently seeing a 2nd shift Screw Machine Operator to join our team.  This position is based at our Syracuse, New York facility.    

The Screw Machine Operator is responsible for various threading, grooving, chamfering, turning, tapping, reaming, serrating, boring, facing, drilling and similar machining operations on all New Britain Gridley and  conventional screw machines.


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 a wide variety of operations on Single & Multi-Spindle Drill Presses.
  • You will make adjustments, change, reset tooling to maintain specified dimensions as required.
  • You will pack plated parts, internal or external, to machine cycle.
  • You will assist setup person and group leader as required. Follow prescribed procedures or instructions as to methodology.
  • You will check work with various measuring instruments and gages (verniers, micrometers, scale, etc.).
  • You will maintain fairly close tolerances and work to drawings and layouts.
  • You will perform Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) activities such as minor maintenance that includes cleaning, inspection, minor lubrication and tightening loose

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.


Required (Basic) Qualifications: 

  • High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution, or five years related experience
  • Minimum of six (6) months experience reading blueprint drawings and able to use measuring devices (verniers, micrometers, gages)
  • Minimum of six (6) months of machining experience including one or more of the following:  cutting, turning, forming; threading; tapping; milling.
  • Minimum of six (6) months of running a New Britain Gridley, ACME or Brown & Sharp multi-spindle screw machine.
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is offered for this position. Only candidates residing within the immediate geographic area (50 miles) of Syracuse, NY will be considered for this position

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a manufacturing or production environment
  • Minimum of one year of machining experience

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 CHD EP Americas

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: 070584