Screw Machine Operator (2nd Shift)

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Crouse-Hinds division is currently seeking two 2nd shift Screw Machine Operators to  join our team.  This position is based at our Syracuse, New York facility.    

Position Overview:

The Screw Machine Operator is responsible for various threading, grooving, chamfering, turning, tapping, reaming, serrating, boring, facing, drilling and similar machining operations on all departmental conventional machines.


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:
  • Perform a wide variety of operations on Screw Machines.
  • Make adjustments, change, reset tooling to maintain specified dimensions as required.
  • Pack plated parts, internal or external, to machine cycle.
  • Assist setup person and group leader as required. Follow prescribed procedures or instructions as to methodology.
  • Check work with various measuring instruments and gages (verniers, micrometers, scale, etc.).
  • Maintain fairly close tolerances and work to drawings and layouts.
  • Perform Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) activities such as minor maintenance that includes cleaning, inspection, minor lubrication and tightening loose

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 high school diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Must be able to work in the United States without corporate sponsorship now and within the future.
  • Minimum of six (6) months experience reading blueprint drawings and able to use measuring devices (verniers, micrometers, gages)
  • Minimum of six (6) months of screw machine experience including one or more of the following:  cutting, turning, forming; threading; tapping; milling.
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Syracuse, NY will be considered.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation

 Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience working in a manufacturing or production environment
  • Minimum of one year of machining experience
  • Experience working on the following machines: New Britain Gridley; ACME; Brown and Sharp machines
Position Criteria:
  • Experience working in a manufacturing or production environment
  • Experience reading blueprint drawings and able to use measuring devices (verniers, micrometers, gages); minimum of six months prior experience

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: EPG CHD EP Americas

Job Level: Entry Level
Schedule: Full-time
Is remote work (i.e. working from home or another Eaton facility) allowed for this position?: No
Does this position offer relocation?: No
Travel: No