Maintenance Mechanic

Job Description

Eaton Hydraulics' Industrial sector is currently seeking a Maintenance Mechanic on 1st shift to join our team. This position is based at our White City, OR.


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:

  • Maintain organized tracking system for maintenance work orders (when received, date due, date completed, etc). 
  • Ensure quarterly TPM Inspections/Confirm daily sheets are being completed by operators.  Research repair parts, maintenance manuals, and other maintenance information. 
  • Complete required preventative maintenance (fluids, belts, etc) and some machine maintenance as qualified.
  • Contact& Coordinate work required with Supervisor and Contractors for repair of equipment.  Follow and complete all required documentation and adhere to Environmental Health & Safety Policies.
  • Position will also float between maintenance and assembly, testing, & shipping

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


 Eaton has announced it has reached an agreement to sell its Hydraulics Business to Danfoss A/S. This transaction is expected to be completed by the end of 2020 and this position is expected to remain with the Hydraulics Business and would transfer to Danfoss A/S. upon close.  The compensation and benefits that will initially be offered for this position are based on Eaton’s plans, programs and practices.  If you are offered and accept this position and are actively employed by the Hydraulics Business when the transaction closes, Danfoss A/S will provide further details to employees concerning compensation and benefits at that time.



Required (Basic) Qualifications:
  • High school diploma and/or equivalent
  • Must have the equivalent of 1-year experience with mechanics and/or equipment maintenance

  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position.  Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of White City will be considered.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:
  • Experience in Manufacturing Environment
  • Specialized training or experience with manual machines, electrical competency, and/or rigging.

Position Criteria:
  • Ability to read and use blueprints.
    Abilities in the use of micrometers, verniers, indicators, and other measuring instruments.

  • Ability to do basic research online
    Mechanical ability to repair some basic equipment (as qualified).

  • Use computer programs to track and document repairs


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: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

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