Eaton Corporation Senior Technician in Greenwood, South Carolina

Eaton Electrical Engineering Services & Systems division has an opening for a Senior Technician. The position will be based out of our Greenwood, SC office.

Position Overview:

This position is responsible for the safe assembly of the complete scope of products, providing technical assistance for Engineering and Manufacturing in the areas of assembly, new product design, customer problem resolution, maintenance, repair, training and modification, ensuring customer specifications are met, and assisting with all assigned projects. The desired candidate must be safety conscious, quality driven, self-motivated, detail oriented and very mechanically inclined. Strong written and verbal communications skills are preferred.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Develop an awareness of all safety process’ and procedures and perform all operations with the highest safety standards.

  • Work from written/verbal information and drawings to assemble detail parts, sub-assemblies, and complete assemblies.

  • Recommend changes pertaining to dimensions, fits, tolerances, finishes, configuration, material and processes of parts and assemblies to enhance the manufacturability, cost effectiveness, and improve the reliability and quality of the product.

  • Ensure compliance to all related procedures and standards.

  • Maintain tools, equipment, and facilities as directed by management.

  • Complete assignments conscientiously with a sense of urgency and awareness of Customer/business commitments.

  • List and report materials and products that fall outside of quality and performance standards to Production manager and/or Quality engineer.

  • Assist others as required by work assignment to provide technical instruction and guidance.

  • Encourage team concepts and engagement.

  • Maintain a neat and orderly work area utilizing 5S+ principles.


Basic Qualifications:

  • High School diploma required

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States without company sponsorship

  • Must reside within 50 mile radius of work location; no relocation benefit provided

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associates degree

  • Medium Voltage and/or Low Voltage breaker assembly knowledge

  • Experience with and knowledge of part and assembly drawings

  • WISPER/DMR experience/knowledge

  • General knowledge of Microsoft Office

Position Criteria:

  • Strong interpersonal skills with heavy emphasis on good communication skills (Oral and written)

  • Excellent problem solving skills with a strong sense of urgency

  • Must be very data oriented with strong attention to detail

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: ESSG EESSD Electrical Engrg Svcs Systems 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: Yes, 10 % of the Time

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.