CNC Machinist - 3rd Shift

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Power Reliability Division is currently seeking a CNC Machinist – 3rd Shift to join our team. This position is based at our South Milwaukee, WI facility.


The CNC Machinist is responsible for performing the tasks necessary to set up, operate, & machine quality parts on the turning 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:
  • Set-up & operate a variety of turn machines & equipment comprising of turret lathes, chuckers, automatic screw machines, etc. on a variety of shafts and castings, of various materials for standard product lines.

  • Select proper tooling to set speeds & feeds, and calibration.

  • Maintain tolerances & production standards.

  • Perform misc. duties & operate secondary equipment including but not limited to burr bench, cleaning operations, etc.

  • Assist QA/Engineering with problem solving for new product development.

  • Participate in Lean/VSM projects.

  • Train new operators on the process.

  • Acquire proficiency in all machines in the work center.

  • Make offsets both in manual & CNC machines to compensate for tool wear.

  • Download & edit programs from CIMNET system into the local memory of the machine(s). 

  • Perform work from specifications, and/or communicated instructions.

  • Follow established working procedures.

  • Operator is responsible for own work, under minimal supervision and instructions.

  • Meet or exceed quality and quantity standards.

  • Keep work area clean and orderly.

  • Contribute suggestions for methods or product improvement.

  • Use and operate tools and equipment consistent with this job.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

  • Adhere to all environmental, health, safety rules and regulations, and work instructions.

  • Foster an environment that promotes Eaton’s goals, philosophies, and encourages continuous improvement through participation and teamwork.


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 GED from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of one (1) year of CNC machining experience and/or CNC Machining educational background.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without out company sponsorship, now or in the future.

  • No relocation is being offered for this role.  All candidates considered must live within 50 miles of the South Milwaukee, WI location.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two (2) years experience working in a manufacturing environment.

  • Ability to read and use drawings, routings, blue prints, specifications, part numbers, and other shop documents affecting this position.

  • Knowledge of machine set-up procedures.

Position Success Criteria:
  • Must be able to walk/stand for an eight-hour shift with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Must be able to lift 44lbs with or without reasonable accommodation.


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 – Canada
Organization: ESSG CPSD PRD Power Reliability Division

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