IMMEDIATE OPENING - Machine Operator & Welder - 2nd Shift

Job Description

Eaton’s Electrical Power Systems division is currently seeking a Machine Operator & Welder – 2nd Shift to join our team, pay starting at $21.45/hour, depending on experience. The hours for this position are from 3:00 pm to 11:00 pm.  This position is based at our Badger Drive facility in Waukesha, WI.


The Fabricator/Welder is responsible for operating constant voltage welding equipment, mechanized seam welders, sheet rollers, expanding machine, grinder and jib crane. The individual will fabricate and assemble regulator tank shells with leak proof seams. Operator checks parts against blueprints for proper dimensions and locations and signs off on safety and quality checklists.


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:
  • Acquire materials daily through use of a forklift per order requirements.

  • Check material specifications, dimensions on shop orders and prints against customer specifications for accuracy.

  • Roll steel sheet into tank shell, seam weld rolled tank shell, run shell through all other machine operations and install necessary components per the order process sheet.

  • Grind excess weld from seams, edges and gasket seats to improve the fit of parts, scrape and wipe down unit to ensure it meets applicable customer requirements.

  • Stage completed tank shells for next operation, stamping with employee identification number.

  • Operate jib and bridge crane to move and position heavy parts onto machines for each operation.

  • Assist co-workers with the movement of units within the work center.

  • Support regulator tank kitting as needed.

  • Complete other duties as assigned.


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

  • Health benefits and Vacation time are available to use day one, Paid holidays, Shift premium, Retirement benefits, Paid Parental Leave, Educational Assistance Program, Wellness Reimbursement, and 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:
  • High School Diploma or GED (General Education Degree) is required.

  • Must have a welding certification from an accredited institution and/or two (2) years of welding and metal fabrication experience.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without 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 Waukesha, WI facility.  Active Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Position Success Criteria:
  • Must be able to understand standard shop specifications (shop drawings, process sheets, and measuring equipment, etc.).

  • Successfully complete Eaton weld test.

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 CPSD PDD Power Delivery Division

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