Production Technician-I

Job Description

Eaton located in Fenton, MO has an opening for a full-time Production Technician-I (Panelboard/Switchboard Assembly) to work first shift.


The Production Technician is responsible for a wide range of skills including: assemble, fit and mount sub-assemblies, components, and standard fixed assemblies in electrical control equipment. Perform assembly required for test preparation and final inspection. Use established power checking procedures and equipment to verify electrical/mechanical integrity of units assembled. Perform all assignments within acceptable quantity and perfect quality requirements in keeping within assigned 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 assigned function from oral and/or written instructions, drawings, or other manufacturing information.

·        You will handle materials in accordance with established procedures.

·        You will perform routine maintenance on all plant equipment in area of assignment as required.

·        You will maintain quality standards by inspecting and testing finished products to ensure conformance with specifications and codes.

·        You will maintain expected progress of jobs in area of assignment and communicate problem areas or parts shortages.

·        You will handle all finished products for shipment; call carriers and load materials into carrier's vehicles.

·        You will observe good housekeeping and safety procedures and keep equipment, tools and work area clean and orderly by performing 5-S duties and continued dedication to raising the bar.

·        You will lift 35 lbs. with reasonable accommodation as required.


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 equivalent from an accredited school required

·        Minimum of one year experience working in a manufacturing, production, or distribution environment

·        No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Fenton, MO will be considered. Active Duty Military Service Member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitations

·        Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship


Preferred Qualifications:

·        Should be familiar with assembly drawings and written instructions

·        Basic Computer Skills with strong attention to detail

·        Experience in electrical equipment manufacturing and assembly (panelboards / switchboards preferred)

·        Experience in electrical equipment maintenance / installation


Position Success Criteria:

·        Experience using various tools, including: Manual/electric/pneumatic tools, drill press, press brake, fork truck, jib crane, template/fixtures, hand carts, measuring and testing equipment, storage/packaging materials and prescribed safety equipment.

·        Must be able to interact and contribute in a small team environment.

·        Know and follow established job specific and facility wide health and safety procedures and rules.

·        Bring health and safety issues, unsafe acts and safety suggestions to management's attention or correct those they can.

·        Participate in accident, injury and illness prevention activities:

·        Develop job safety analysis and safe working procedures.

·        Identify and correct hazards and unsafe conditions.

·        Accident, near-miss accident or potential hazard investigations.

·        Keep other employees aware of health and safety practices and activities by observing fellow employee work practices and incorporating safety.

·        Maintain housekeeping in work area.

·        Maintain health and safety equipment in good working order.

·        Participate in health and safety training.

·        Participate in providing suggestions for the health and safety program improvement.

·        Know and implement regulatory compliance requirements in their work area.

·        Wear and maintain required and as applicable task specific PPE (personal protective equipment).

·        Wear required eye protection and steel toe shoes on shop floor.

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.

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: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods Assy Div

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