Eaton Corporation Fabrication Technician I- 2nd shift in Greenwood, South Carolina

Eaton has an opening for a fabrication technician on 2nd shift in Greenwood, SC.

Essential Functions:

  • Cut off, punch, drill and tap raw material.

  • Run press brakes after the press brake has been set-up assist others while bending heavy or large parts on press brake.

  • Assist in gathering all items, welded and single pieces, by shop order and monitor their location through the weld and then deliver to proper work centers.

  • Work from established procedures, manufacturing information, drawings, blue prints, sketches, written or oral instructions from supervisor or engineering.

  • Set and operate heavy machinery, which may include weidamatics, optishear, band saws, coil machine and drill presses.

  • Use overhead cranes as needed.

  • Collect all parts to be plated and assure that proper quantities are delivered

  • Regularly lifting up to 50 lbs; pulling, pushing loads that weigh up to 100 lbs.

  • Infrequently, set up hard tooling for punch press area when die setter is not available

  • Run first part and inspect for conformance.

  • Set up drill press area to drill, tap, and countersink parts.

  • Perform preventative maintenance on tooling and machinery.

  • Run single punch Whitney set up by others for holes not punched by hard tooling or drill fixture and operate punch press for production.

  • Perform SPC duties daily, including daily charting of all machines and creating designed experiments for problems due to non-conforming materials.

  • Observe all safety and hygiene requirements as specified or directed.

  • Maintain a clean, orderly and safe workplace.

  • Employees are expected to comply with the Environmental, Health, and Safety Guidelines.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or G.E.D from an accredited institution

  • Authorized to work in the United States without Company sponsorship

  • No relocation benefit offered. Candidates must reside within a 50 mile radius to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience running manual presses, shear machines, bend, punch, cutoff, and iron worker machining centers.

  • Previous experience using overhead cranes and fork lifts to move material.

  • Ability to read and interpret sheet steel fabrication drawings

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: ESSG CDPAD Comml Distrib Prods 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