Assembler I- 1st Shift

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Division is currently seeking an Assembler, 1st shift, to join our team. This position is based at our Watertown, WI facililty.


The Assembler is responsible for reporting to the Production Supervisor, and the position entails mounting and basic wiring of components with standard layouts/options, performs sub-assembly functions, and developing enhanced wiring skills under the direction of a more experienced Assemblers.


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:
  •  Read, interpret, and follow basic schematics, drawings and bills of material.
  • Operate hand tools, torque drivers, and pneumatic tools.

  • Perform repetitive line assembly and wiring operations on standard assemblies or sub-assemblies.

  • Handle, lift and move material/inventory from stock location to assembly area.

  • Operate certified equipment after appropriate training.

  • Facilitate ongoing continuous improvement in support of quality, productivity, and growth objectives.

  • Communicate daily with the production supervisor.

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 equivalent from an accredited institution.

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

  • There is no relocation being offered for this position. Candidate must currently reside within 50 miles of the Watertown, WI facility. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous electrical or electro-mechanical experience (large scale assembly preferred).

  • Previous plumbing or HVAC experience.

Position Success Criteria:

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists, using reasoning and decision making skills to ensure quality work.

  • Demonstrates enthusiasm, takes initiative, and works with a sense of urgency to meet or exceed routing times and quality goals.

  • Demonstrates learning agility and the ability to understand basic schematics and manufacturing drawings. Must have basic computer, math and reading skills.

  • Time and change management skills.

  • Ability to regularly communicate and work with a team where the purpose of contact is to provide and/or receive information, explanation, or interpretation of information.

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 CPD ICD Industrial Controls Division

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