Machine Operator & Welder (RAS) - 1st Shift

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Systems division is currently seeking a Machine Operator and Welder (RAS) on 1st Shift to join our team. Pay starting at $18.45/hour depending on experience This position is based at our Waukesha, WI facility.

The Ras Machine Operator and Welder is responsible for the operation of the Ras folding machine, cabinet welding, and setup material handling. Responsible for performing the various job functions as described in the job description at an acceptable level of efficiency and quality. Operators must be willing to perform various duties and assist all other team members as needed to meet production goals.


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:

  • Machine Operation

    • Operate folding machine to fabricate various cubicle and cabinet parts, and perform productive maintenance on folding machine as needed

    • Determine if material is to specs., also checks prints for ECN’s, etc. and for latest revisions

    • Operate crane, electric stackers, and other mechanical assists to move, position and unload heavy parts and assemblies

    • Check material specifications, dimensions on shop orders and prints or ECN’s against customer specifications for accuracy

    • Indicate sub-parts required for cubicle cabinets

    • Complete other duties as assigned.

  • Welding

    • Operate a mig welding machine and air grinder to fabricate parts as needed

    • Check parts against prints to assure proper dimensions and locations

    • Responsible for proper fit and appearance of finished part according to quality specifications, using mild and stainless steels

    • Set-up material in positioner, jig or fixtures.  Also make simple layouts when required

    • Weld or stud weld various types of hardware to part being built

    • Tack welds part, adjusting wire feed for proper size weld seam

    • Grind excess weld and trim edges for fit of parts and appearance

    • Complete other duties as assigned.

      Why work at Eaton? Below are a few of the Outstanding benefits we offer:

  • Competitive Pay, Benefits start on day one, Vacation time, Employee Discounts, Retirement benefits, Paid Parental Leave, Educational Assistance Program and many more!

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:

  • Must have a Welding Certification from an accredited institution and/or 1 year of Welding experience in a manufacturing environment

  • No relocation provided. Candidates must reside within 50 miles of the work location in order to be considered

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • Must be authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship


    Position Success Criteria:

  • Ability to successfully complete Eaton’s Power Systems weld test

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