Eaton Corporation Machine Operator - Night Shift in Kings Mountain, North Carolina

Eaton located in Kings Mountain, NC has position openings for Machine Operators on the Night shift (11:00pm-7:20am)

Position Overview:

The Machine Operator role sets up and operates assigned machines and gauging equipment necessary to process gears and/or shaft components from rough material for pre-heat treat processes or from heat-treated material for post-heat processes.

Essential Functions:

  • Operate CNC lathe, CNC hob, CNC shaper, CNC shavers, deburring equipment, and/or Hard Turn lathe, and/or Hard Finish machines, as assigned.

  • Set up and operate assigned machines in a timely manner.

  • Produce and maintain all part characteristics according to specifications as well as visually inspect tools for excessive wear.

  • Select and install tooling as required by the process sheet for setup to manufacture the parts.

  • Physical aspects of the job include lifting parts weighing as much as 20 pounds of rough forging

  • Obtain inspection from gear lab and, if necessary, readjust setup to obtain proper spline or tooth

  • form, lead, involute, finish and/or size.

  • Inspect product samples for highest quality acceptance using proper inspection procedures and

  • maintain S.P.C. charts, control plans, etc. as required.

  • Performs minor and preventative maintenance as required and reports unusual conditions, safety issues or effective material to Coach.

  • Adhere to all safety procedures and company policies.

  • Assist in maintaining atmosphere of continuous improvement and team efforts for accomplishing plant goals by using our Quality systems (e.g. QS, 9000, TS 16949) an Environmental system (e.g., ISO 14000).

  • Participate in Continuous Improvement efforts that support department and plant goals.

  • Maintains work area housekeeping and assist in department/team housekeeping efforts.

  • Assist in training new employees


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent from an accredited institution.

  • Minimum of 1 years manufacturing experience.

  • Minimum of 1 years CNC machining OR manual machining experience.

  • No relocation is offered for this position. Only candidates located within 50 miles of Kings Mountain, NC will be considered for this position.

  • Legally authorized to work in the US on an on-going basis without company sponsorship.

Position Criteria:

  • Must be able to life 35-50 lbs.

  • Must be able to work overtime if needed

  • Blueprint reading experience

  • Familiar with entering data into computers

  • Experience with basic measuring tools

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: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – US/Puerto Rico

Organization: VEH NAT North America Truck

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