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Tool and Die Maker 3rd Shift

South Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Manufacturing & Operations


Job Description

Eaton’s Power Reliability Division is currently seeking a Maintenance Mechanic to join our team. This position is based at our South Milwaukee, Wisconsin facility and will support 3rd shift operations.

The Maintenance Mechanic performs industrial manufacturing mechanical system work to include layout, relocation, installation, maintenance and repair of facilities, building mechanical systems, machinery and equipment.

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. In this role, you will:

  • Troubleshoots and repairs malfunctioning machines, equipment, and small tools/parts.

  • Performs preventive maintenance on machinery and equipment to ensure proper operation.  Makes necessary adjustments or repairs.

  • Performs building maintenance, such as painting and carpentry.

  • Assists in maintaining in-house wastewater treatment facility.

  • Operates various industrial vehicles used in material/machine moving.

  • Assists in installation and relocation involving machines and equipment

  • Performs simple electrical maintenance activities

  • Maintains accurate and up-to-date maintenance records.

  • Maintains a clean and safe work area, adheres to all facility environmental, health & safety guidelines, encourages communication and participates with co-workers to further identify, reduce and eliminate potential hazards.

  • Performs other related tasks and assignments, as necessary


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 GED from an accredited institution

  • Minimum of 4 years industrial/facilities maintenance experience.  

  • Technical college certification in industrial/facilities maintenance

  • Must be willing to work overtime and across shifts, including weekends.

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

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates residing within the immediate geographical area (within 50 miles) of the work location will be considered for this position.


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Knowledge in PLC, circuitry and programing 

  • Military mechanical repair experience or equivalent

  • Firm knowledge of pneumatic, hydraulic and electomechanical systems


Position Success Criteria:


  • Problem solving

  • Critical thinking

  • Active listening

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 CPSD PRD Power Reliability Division

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

Requisition ID: 072739