Eaton Corporation Deburrer Operator 1st Shift in North Charleston, South Carolina

Eaton Aerospace Group located in N. Charleston, SC has an opening for a Deburr Operator on 1st shift.

Position Overview :

This position will deburr complex parts and visually inspect for defects while maintaining manufacturing productivity and standards. Parts may include multiple manufacturing process steps within the deburrer operations. Ensure quality compliance of all parts following customer specifications and internal drawings and procedures. May train more junior staff in deburrer procedures.

Essential Responsibilities :

The specific functions of this position include the following:

1.Perform complex manual deburring with tight quality tolerances using various tools, knives, and equipment

2.Repair parts that have damage from the manufacturing process

3.Read and interpret engineering drawings, blue prints, customer specifications, internal drawings and procedures for complex parts

4.Inspect parts and ensure the proper finish and/or flatness

5.Examine parts for completeness

6.Maintain manufacturing productivity and safety standards

7.Perform repetitive manual deburring tasks keeping parts in quality compliance and following manufacturing process steps.

8.Meet productivity standards

9.Notify supervisor of any defects or damaged parts

10.Perform some assembly operations including lee plug, broaching, bearings, and helicoils

11.Identify, modify, and create appropriate hand deburring tools for the task

12.Suggests manufacturing process change improvements

13.Train and provide mentorship to more junior deburrer staff

14.Ability to repetitively lift up to 10 lbs for up to 10 hours shifts

15.Other duties as assigned


Basic Qualifications:
  • High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution

  • One (1) year experience in a manufacturing environment.

  • One (1) year experience in machining, deburring, honing or lapping parts in a manufacturing environment.

  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship.

  • This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee

  • Relocation is not offered for this role. Candidates must reside within a 50 mile distance of the N. Charleston, SC facility (zip code 29418) to be considered.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Technical degree in manufacturing, machining, or related field

  • Two (2) years’ experience in a manufacturing environment. Aerospace experience preferred

  • Two (2) years’ experience in machining, deburring, honing or lapping parts in a manufacturing environment.

  • Experience running CNC lathes and mills

  • Strong visual inspection skills

  • Strong time management skills

  • Able to perform basic shop math

  • Able to demonstrate mechanical aptitude

  • Involvement in successful process definition and re-engineering.

  • Familiar with Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing techniques such as Value Stream Mapping, 5S, TPM, Error Proofing, Standardized Work, Set up Reduction, Continuous Flow, and Pull

  • Experience in Troubleshooting Problems using quality tools such as statistics, 8D, 5 Why, Fishbone diagrams, etc.

  • PC computer skills (Excel, Access, Word, Outlook, etc...) with ability to learn other programs

Position Criteria:

  • Familiar with machines tools, production methods and shop practices preferred.

  • Ability to learn equipment and processes for fabrication of aerospace parts, produce parts in accordance with the production plans, sketches and/or verbal instructions. Ability to maintain close tolerance dimensions on critical parts.

  • Knowledge of dimensional measuring instrumentations and use of such tools to verify actual measurements of machined dimensions and features.

  • Ability to read and interpret drawings, sketches, manufacturing routings, procedures, and routers.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills a must.

  • Familiarity with SPC principles and methods.

  • Ability to logically solve problems and to keep assignments and projects moving in an orderly and structured fashion.

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: AER FMC Fuel Motion Control Systems

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

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