Eaton Corporation Press Brake Operator - Fabrication Department (1st Shift) in Fayetteville, North Carolina

Eaton located in Fayetteville, NC has an opening for a Press Brake Operator in the Fabrication Department on 1st Shift

Position Overview

Assume responsibility for processing sheet metal orders by integrated punch/laser/shear equipment, and bending (press brake) operations. Perform fabrication work on a repetitive and/or non-repetitive basis.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Perform work from manufacturing information, bills of material, written and/or oral instructions.

  • Set up and operate: press brakes, Flexible Manufacturing System (FMS) shear, numerical controlled turret press to cut with right angle shear, computer for nesting / batching of parts, as well as create and modify programs. Punch and form metal to specifications for filling job orders. Determine necessary parts/inventory, jigs/fixtures, and obtain materials from stock areas.

  • Verifies job quality in each step of fabrication process by measuring dimensions, tolerances, pattern sequence and necessary calculations for machine adjustments. As required, dial in programs manually or edit existing programs. Provide assistance to other sheet metal fabricators/operators in performance of their duties as required.

  • Deliver material to/from workstations using material handling equipment, position work material on work surface. Ensure correct parts and matching documentation reach next process in a timely fashion.

  • Complete necessary preparation work such as wiping, degreasing, de-burring, or grinding of components. Activates equipment, prepare set-up parameters and direct lower-coded personnel in operation.

  • Pick up and place scrap in appropriate containers. Documentation / record keeping may be required.

  • Operate spot welding machine, power grinder, power sanders, hand-tools, band saw, drills, temporary fixturing devices, jigs and fixtures, and other metal-fabrication equipment as directed. Inspect parts periodically or as directed utilizing manufacturing information such as drawings / blueprints, make necessary adjustments as required. Keep accurate piece count and other applicable records. Inform Supervisor of any quality problems.

  • Maintenance of equipment such as condition of tooling, oiling/greasing, machine settings, changing of tooling, and minor adjustments may be necessary. Complete necessary maintenance check sheets and inform Supervisor and / or Maintenance personnel of any problems.

  • Maintain equipment and work area in a clean and orderly fashion; keeping oil deposits off of floor. Depose of trash and scrap. Observe all health/hygiene and safety policies as directed and specified


Basic Qualifications

  • High school diploma or General Equivalency Degree (GED) from an accredited institution

  • Must be legally authorized to work in the US without company sponsorship

  • No relocation is provided, only candidates that currently reside within 50 miles of the Fayetteville, NC facility will be considered.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Previous experience with precision-measuring equipment such as, but not limited to, calipers, tape measures, micrometers, etc. preferred

  • Previous experience reading technical drawings and/or blueprints

  • Previous experience with general operation and troubleshooting of sheet metal fabrication equipment preferred

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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: ESSG PDCAD Power Distrib Control Assy Div

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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