Eaton Corporation Paint Line Operator - 2nd Shift in Milton, Ontario

Eaton is looking for a Paint Line Operator-Afternoon shift for Milton plant.

Primary Function

Reporting to the Afternoon Shift Team Lead, this position is responsible for operating, troubleshooting and preventive maintenance of the Manual and Automated Powder Coat system, the Spray painting process and Material Handling during the loading and unloading of parts.

Essential Functions/Position Requirements

  • Adhere to detailed specifications, work instructions, manufacturing information and written or verbal instructions from supervision.

  • Run and operate Dynamic Machine Management software (DMM). Use DMM hold codes to report productions issue.

  • Run and operate drawing search software (Enovia, Vault etc.) to view and print drawings for fabrication purpose.

  • Ensure the chemical concentricity (mix) and pH levels are within recommended range. Perform titration test & trouble shoot chemical concentricity (mix) and pH level variations.

  • Monitor & troubleshoot the automated guns and spray systems to ensure effective coverage to a variety of sized and shaped products. (Including the reclaim system)

  • Ensure the long-term integrity of the Powder Coating System by identifying & replacing wearable components as required. Ensure the cure oven temp vs. line speed is providing the proper environment to reach the appropriate dwell times and cure times for the powder.

  • Replace Wash System Chemical as required. Maintain the integrity of the Pre Treat system and ensure the waste solution does not exceed environmental limitations.

  • Maintain Powder in proper containers and storage requirements. Prepare requisition for buyer to procure required powder paint supply. Keep supervisor informed on powder paint and related supply inventory.

  • Manually paint all non-standard colors and touch ups to standard colors, mixing and preparing paint according to specifications.

  • Prepare material for paint process, identifying appropriate tools and method to ensure clean smooth surfaces.

  • Inspect final product for cosmetic, coverage, cure, adhesion and thickness.

  • Load and Unload product from the paint line and ensure conveyor to part continuity.

  • Perform tasks specific to the Waste Water Treatment including monitoring operation, system start-up/shut-down.

  • Regularly maintain equipment as per Total Productive Maintenance (TPM) sheet including daily maintenance on guns and equipment. (Powder Booths/Pre Wash/Waste Water Treatment/or General Systems)

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Occupational Health and Safety

  • Work in compliance with the Act and regulations as well as company policies

  • Use or wear any equipment, protective devices or clothing required by the employer

Operational Excellence

  • Participate and contribute to continuous improvement (Eaton Lean System). Report any deficiencies in systems, facilities, machinery, equipment and/or tools

  • Comply with EQS (Eaton Quality System) policies and procedures.

  • Comply with ISO 9001 policies and procedures.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School Diploma from an accredited institution.

  • A minimum of 1 year experience in a manufacturing environment or assembly experience.

  • Only candidates living within a 80 km range from our Milton plant will be considered for the role.

  • Eaton does not offer sponsorship, only candidates that can legally work in Canada will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings.

  • Basic knowledge of mechanical, electrical, and safety procedures of a manufacturing facility.

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Job: Manufacturing & Operations

Region: North America – Canada

Organization: ESSG CA Canada

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

Eaton is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Eaton is 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.