Eaton Corporation Hydraulics Test Lab Technician in Eden Prairie, Minnesota

Eaton’s Hydraulics Power Motion Control Division is seeking a Hydraulics Test Lab Technician. The Hydraulics Test Lab Technician will be based in Eden Prairie, MN.

Positon Overview:

The Hydraulics Test Lab Technician will be responsible for following standard processes that are routinely conducted on a day-to-day basis. Technicians are expected to plan proper execution of the assigned job, to follow procedures according to department, division, and Eaton policy, and provide timely preparation of information and documents.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Provides expertise on hydraulics and laboratory practices.

  • Perform test set-ups to complete specific and standard test processes.

  • Assist in the implementation of corrective action to test set-ups as required by established lab procedures or test orders, or when performance falls below acceptable limits.

  • Communicate test programs to engineering personnel when appropriate to clarify purpose of testing and the required test results.

  • Document and organize test results per standard electronic format for simple retrieval of test history and corresponding data.

  • Complete annual calibration of all instrumentation per standard test lab procedure as required.

  • Complete all internal inspection requests as required by engineering.

  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment in the test lab in alignment with Lean and Environmental, Health, and Safety corporate initiatives.

  • Acts as an ambassador of Eaton; takes opportunities to build up the department and Eaton as a whole.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma or GED.

  • Minimum of 1 year of experience with hydraulics, hydraulic circuits, and reading/interpreting schematics.

  • No relocation benefits offered. You must reside within 50 miles of Eden Prairie, MN to be considered.

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the United States without sponsorship now or in the future.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree

  • Experience with electronics, electronic circuits, including work, classroom, design project and internship experience.

  • 2 years of experience as a hydraulics technician

  • Fluid Power Technician Certification

Eaton is a power management company with 2016 sales of $19.7 billion. We provide energy-efficient solutions that help our customers effectively manage electrical, hydraulic and mechanical power more efficiently, safely and sustainably. Eaton is dedicated to improving the quality of life and the environment through the use of power management technologies and services. Eaton has approximately 95,000 employees and sells products to customers in more than 175 countries. For more information, visit

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Job: Engineering

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: HYD PMC Power Motion Control

Job Level: Individual Contributor

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

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