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Grind/Machine and Utility Team Lead 3rd Shift

Aerospace and Aviation

Lead Engineer


Amarillo, Texas, United States

Eaton’s ES GEIS CHD division is currently seeking a Grind/Machine and Utility Team Lead 3rd Shift. The core hours are 8:00 pm to 4:30 am. The hourly rate for this position is $23.15 - $28.94 per hour.

Please note the salary information shown above is a general guideline only. Salaries are based upon candidate skills, experience, and qualifications, as well as market and business considerations.

What you’ll do:

Eaton’s Electrical Sector is currently seeking a 3rd shift Grind/Machining and Utility Team Lead to join our team. This position is based at our Amarillo, TX facility.

The Grind/Machining and Utility Team Lead will operate, make adjustments, and maintain production quality to perform close tolerance operations.

Making what matters work at Eaton takes the passion of every employee around the world. We create an environment where creativity, invention and discovery become reality, each and every day. It’s where bold, bright professionals like you can reach your full potential—and where you can help us reach ours.

In this function you will:

  • Perform various duties associated with the scheduling of Grind/Machine and Utility Departments, including personnel movements as required
  • Recognize, document and notify supervision of mechanical malfunctions and operating irregularities within the departments
  • Maintain and follow all safety regulations associated and ensure compliance by production employees. Lead and communicate a Zero Incident Safety Culture.
  • Understand and ensure designed TPM functions in departments per MESH requirements.
  • Utilization of production documentation in which to track equipment downtime, setup and production events.
  • Promote a team environment, coach team members as needed for work performance, attendance, communication, etc., and work closely with tooling personnel and maintenance
  • Own a MESH Element supporting the site Safety/Environmental Program
  • Ensure that the equipment is maintained at appropriate levels of cleanliness, utility according to schedules defined and apply 5-S program/perform area cleaning
  • Perform and maintain various recordkeeping duties and recording instruments
  • Perform other duties as assigned throughout the facility.

When we embrace the different ideas, perspectives and backgrounds that make each of us unique, we — as individuals and as a company — are stronger.


Required (Basic) Qualifications:

  • Minimum of one (1) year experience in a manufacturing setting
  • No relocation benefit is being offered for this position. Only candidates within a 50-mile radius of Amarillo Texas will be considered. Active-Duty Military Service member candidates are exempt from the geographical area limitation.

Preferred qualifications:

  • Prior leadership experience
  • High School diploma or GED from an accredited institution


Position Criteria:

  • Ability to stand and/or walk for 8-12 hours, work at varied heights, and to lift 50 pounds
  • Understanding and ability to safely operate hand tools, including jack hammers
  • Ability to follow all safety regulations associated
  • Ability to comprehend, follow, and perform moderately technical standards and maintenance procedures as well as use precision gauging instruments and apply basic math skills
  • Ability to read and comprehend work instructions and schedules
  • Forklift and frontend loader certified
  • Ability to wear a respirator
  • Ability to work around molten metal and in a production environment that is at times very hot or very cold, and subject to unexpected swings of overtime (ability to flex personal schedule to cover tasks on other shifts – frequent weekends and holidays)
  • Ability to work proactively and communicate effectively while working with all employees throughout plant and under limited supervision
  • Ability to perform basic computer functions: eSafety, MESH Prism, Microsoft Teams, Excel, Word, Outlook, and SAP

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We know that good benefit programs are important to employees and their families. Eaton provides various Health and Welfare benefits as well as Retirement benefits, and several programs that provide for paid and unpaid time away from work. Click here ( for more detail: Eaton Benefits Overview. Please note that specific programs and options available to an employee may depend on eligibility factors such as geographic location, date of hire, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.