Stacking 2nd Shift

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is currently seeking a Stacking - 2nd Shift to join our team, pay starting at $18.45/hour depending on experience. This position is based at our Waukesha, WI facility. Note: this is located at the East Lincoln Avenue facility.

This job requires both machine operation and manual assembly. High quality levels must be maintained to prevent expensive scrap.  Person inputs critical data into Georg machine control.  Exceedingly close tolerance must be maintained.  Operates core shear machine, fork lift, crane, and other lifting devices.  Uses electronic measuring devices. The safety of self and others is considered above all other matters when using 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 function you will:

  • Follow established working procedures.
  • Be responsible for his/her own work, under minimal supervision and instruction.
  • Meet or exceed quality and quantity standards.
  • Keep work area clean and orderly.
  • Contribute suggestions for methods or product improvement.
  • Follows bills of material for required core steel assemblies to be cut.
  • Sets up coils of steel on dereeler for cutting.
  • Provides core data into Georg program using CRT for input.
  • Closely monitors automatic shearing of steel, while at the same time stacking on stack table.  Monitors core steel for burr level, correct sizing, and for proper stacking.
  • Sets up fixture on the stacking tables for proper high precision core alignment.
  • Stacks the main core, and up-ends completed unit onto a roller cart.
  • Installs coils and insulation into main core and stacks top yoke.
  • Assembles and welds core clamps into position.
  • Palletizes completed assemblies for transfer.
  • Inspects all aspects of core and coil assemblies for quality prior to shipment.
  • Moves materials and completed assemblies using fork lift and overhead cranes as required.
  • Investigates problem areas of shear when errors occur or uncommon sounds start up, notifies supervisor.
  • Responsible for quality level of edge burrs.  Must make decision on when to change blades and schedules work with the supervisor.
  • Maintains awareness of steel slit edge burr.  Watches for waviness of steel after shearing.  Identifies reasons for steel slit edge waviness (possible bad bearing or defective core steel).  Informs supervisor when problems occur.  Works with supervisor and maintenance to resolve problem.
  • Maintains awareness of nicks to finished product.  Identifies area needing repair or adjustment, notifies supervisor.
  • Inspects quality of incoming core steel.
  • Upon electrical control problems, operator powers down control panel and checks all relays and breakers for problems.
  • Upon odd electronic problems, operator reboots computer.
  • Upon steel jam ups, operator must understand machine control logic for all limit switches and control signals.  Operator must unjam machine and investigate/identify problem.  Solution often requires assisting maintenance in resetting of proximity switches, inspection of photo eyes, and mechanical setting adjustments.
  • Operate and set-up stacking table.
  • Operate tilt table and base plate.
  • Proper core lacing.
  • Install top and bottom clamp with end plates.
  • Secure completed core and coil assemblies to tilt table.
  • Set-up and operate automated stacking table.
  • Operation of horizontal shear and vertical band saw.

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 GED from an accredited institution is required.
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Waukesha, WI will be considered.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Position Criteria:

  • Mechanical ability to work and understand machines.
  • Demonstrated positive attitude toward the quality process through past job performance.
  • The ability to be trained
  • Pneumatic pressure settings; hydraulic pump and pressure operation.
  • Basic logic and the operation of control devices such as photoeyes, limit switches and position sensors.
  • Mechanical guides, bearing functions and conveyor operation.
  • MIG welding of core clamps.

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 CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division

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