Metal Heat Treatment Operator - 2nd Shift

Job Description

The Fuel and Motion Control Systems Division of Eaton’s Aerospace Group is currently seeking a Metal Heat Treatment Operator 2nd Shift to join our team. This position is based in Euclid, OH.

The Metal Heat Operator is responsible to set up and operate various burring, cleaning and blasting machines to generate rough and finish dimensions on a variety of parts. The individual will perform operations such as nitride, heat treat, buff and blast, and also perform hand operations required to burr, polish, finish, and blend surfaces on machined parts.


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: 

  • Load parts in heat treat basket, load furnaces, operate furnaces, monitor gages, unload furnaces, and perform hardness test.

  • Perform buff, dry blast, degrease and oiling operations on hardware.

  • Set up, operate, monitor, read, interpret, and maintain furnace, atmosphere generation, and quench equipment controls and instruments such as timers, temperature control and monitoring recorder charts, flow scopes, pressure gages, various dial gages.  Instruments may be analog or digital (programmable microprocessor) based.  Readouts may be scaler (dial or chart) or digital.  Must be capable to shut down all furnaces and associated equipment on an emergency basis.

  • Set up and operate all equipment with a minimum of assistance, be familiar with work procedures involved with nitride, heat treating, and buffing operations.  Frequent changes in set-up and maintenance of close tolerance require constant attention.

  • Maintain accurate lot control (QCP 6.0) traceability, record keeping, log book entries, NCR’s (QCP 11.0) and associated documentation.

  • Mount and accurately align various jig and fixtures, select speeds, and feeds.  Load and align tooling working from engineering layouts.  Adjust stops and cams to produce finish dimensions to close tolerances.  Utilize in process gaging such as indicator arrangements, travel dials, etc., to ensure accurate size control.


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.
  • Must reside within a 50 mile radius of work location; no relocation benefit is provided.

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

  • Minimum one (1) year of machining, heat treat or nitride experience. 

Position Success Criteria:      
  • Become a Certified Operator within 40 days of becoming active on the code.

  • Pass an Eaton vision test.

In addition to the above, an internal candidate must have at least one of the following:

  • Successfully completed Eaton Level 1 Advanced Training.
  • Minimum one (1) year of machining, heat treat or nitride 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: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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