Fabrication Operator II - 2nd Shift

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical division is currently seeking a Machine Operator II to join our second shift team. This position is based at our Arden, NC facility.

Position Overview: 

The Operator is responsible to process and bend raw material through the Fabrication Department. Performing initial set-up for machine operation.


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: 

  • Operate equipment/machinery to produce parts
  • Interpret work orders including; written, oral, Kanban cards, and drawings
  • Maintain necessary tools and materials for continuous operation
  • Inspect final component against work specifications
  • Perform necessary operator maintenance on machining and fabrication equipment
  • Provide on-the-job training for new operators
  • Perform TPM and 5S+ responsibilities daily

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 equivalent from an accredited institution
  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates that currently reside within the immediate geographical area of Arden, NC will be considered. Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Machining Certificate
  • Previous experience in Fabrication

Position Success Criteria:

  • Able to lift 35 pounds – waist, shoulder, overhead
  • Able to read calipers, protractors and tape measures
  • Able to read blue prints
  • Proven history of safe work habits and good attendance
  • Must be able to work effectively without direct supervision
  • Able to work overtime – weekdays and weekends 

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 PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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